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Nollywood Veteran Jim Lawson is dead



Jim Lawson

Nollywood veteran Jim Lawson is dead.


Jameela News reports that Nigeria’s movie industry formally called Nollywood was thrown into mourning after the veteran actor, Jim Lawson Maduike was pronounced dead.

The death of the actors was announced on Saturday, January 9, 2021.


How Jim Lawson died

This online news learned that the actor passed away around 12 pm on Saturday after complaining of severe pains in his body.

Jim Lawson’s Portfolio

The Nollywood veteran who had featured in several movies prior to his death joined the movie industry in 2004.

He was not only famous for acting but also filmmaking, journalism, writing, voice-over artist and an ace television personality.


Jim Lawson worked in FRCN, Ray Power FM and Minaj before joining the movie industry where he played several supporting roles.

This online news medium gathered that the actor had been nominated for several awards which include Best Supporting Actor at the 2018 African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.

Meanwhile, the sad news of Jim Lawson’s death occurred a few days after Nollywood lost another veteran Orisabunmi to the cold hands of death on January 6.

President of the Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), Bolaji Amusan, popularly known as Baba Latin confirmed the death of the actress.

Meanwhile, Jameela News understands that the actress died four months after her ex-husband, Jimoh Aliu a Nollywood actor, popularly called Aworo passed away.

The cause of Orisabunmi’s death has not been ascertained at press time.

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