LUFODO ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS

Olu Jacobs, MFR, Chairman Lufodo Group

Chairman Lufodo Group

Olu Jacobs (MFR)

Olu Jacobs is an acclaimed actor, writer and producer with five decades of experience on stage, film, television and radio.

An alumnus of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA), he has worked on productions in the United States, the United Kingdom and in Nigeria, where he has appeared in over 300 Nollywood movies.

Some of his works include:

Baby Secret of the Lost Legend (Walt Disney Productions), Pirates (Cathargo Films), The Witches and the Grinnygog (BBC Television), and the UK National Theatre production of Tom Stoppard’s Night and Day, where he starred alongside Dianna Rigg and John Thaw in an 18 month West End run.

He is the recipient of many awards, including Life Time Achievement Awards from both the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA) and the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA).

He has been recognized as a Member of the Federal Republic (MFR) at the Nigerian National Honours.