Veteran Nigerian actor, Bruno Iwuoha, has died after a prolonged battle with diabetes. He was 68 years old.
Iwuoha died in the early hours of Saturday, April 10, at the National Hospital Abuja.
A statement signed by the Director of Communications, Actors Guild of Nigeria, Monalisa Chinda Coker, reads, “It is on a sad note that we announce the passing away of our elder colleague and active member of AGN Abuja, Bruno Obinna Iwuoha.”
The National President, Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, said that the members of the Guild commiserate with the immediate family members, friends and fans.
He prayed that God would comfort them at this moment of grief and that all the souls of all faithful departed would rest in peace.
The late actor has starred in numerous films such as World Apart, Magic Cap, Keeping Close, Another Bondage, Faces Of Love, and Days Of Hatred. Others are Two Bad Boys, Double Mind, Eagle’s Bride, Forever Yours, Jealous Lovers, My Own Share, My Portfolio, Occultic Battle, The Prince, and The Princess and Sins Of The Flesh.
Iwuoha won the Best Supporting Actor at the 2007 Africa Movie Academy Awards for his performance in the film “Sins of the Flesh”.
In his lifetime, he starred in over 509 films with the most recent being ‘Silent Prejudice’ (2020), produced by Chris Kalu.
Iwuoha is survived by his wife and six children.