OLU JACOBS AT 73…MORE DETAILED FILMOGRAPHY UP TO 2015

He has worked with several acclaimed producers in award winning stage and film performances in Britain. His body of work spans over forty years, on stage, film and radio with Universal Pictures, MGM, Walt Disney (USA), the BBC, National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, Pinewood Studios (Great Britain and Ireland) and over 300 movies in Nigeria. Some of his works include: Baby Secret of the Lost Legend, Pirates with Walter Matthau by Roman Polanski (Walt Disney), The Witches and the Grinnygog (BBC TV series), Night and Day by Tom Stoppard with Dianna Rigg and John Thaw a National Theater West End Production that ran for 18 months.

A multi-talented multiple award winner, who gave up his establishing career abroad to come back to Nigeria to help improve the merit of the Nigerian movie industry. Some of his awards include: African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) for best actor in a lead role, Five Continent Best Actor Award and Life Time Achievement Award in Cameroon and Ghana.

Filmography (including Nollywood)

2015 Oloibiri
2014 Bloody Ring
2013 Potomanto Bankole
2013 Covert Operation
2011 A Better Tomorrow (Video) Ethelbert
2011 A Better Tomorrow 2 (Video) Ethelbert
2011 Days of Gloom (Video) Ethelbert
2011 Days of Gloom 2 (Video) Ethelbert
2011 Royal King (Video)
2011 Royal King 2 (Video)
2011 Sacred Lies (Video) Theodore
2011 Sacred Lies 2 (Video) Theodore
2011 Sacred Lies 3 (Video) Theodore
2011 Sacred Lies 4 (Video) Theodore
2011 The Seekers (Video) Chief Tonye
2011 The Seekers 2 (Video) Chief Tonye
2011 White Chapel (Video) Chief Tonye
2011 White Chapel 2 (Video) Chief Tonye
2010 Bent Arrows
2010 Bitter Generation (Video) Mr. Oskos
2010 Bitter Generation 2 (Video) Mr. Oskos
2010 Bitter Generation 3 (Video) Mr. Oskos
2010 Bitter Generation 4 (Video) Mr. Oskos
2010 Palace Slave (Video)
2010 Palace Slave 2 (Video)
2010 Palace Slave 3 (Video)
2010 Palace Slave 4 (Video)
2010 Power of a Kiss (Video) Chief Smith
2010 Power of a Kiss 2 (Video) Chief Smith
2009 A Weeping Soul (Video)
2009 A Weeping Soul 2 (Video)
2009 Forest of Tears (Video)
2009 Forest of Tears 2 (Video)
2009 Forest of Tears 3 (Video)
2009 Forest of Tears 4 (Video)
2009 Last Mogul of the League (Video)
2009 Last Mogul of the League 2 (Video)
2009 League of Gentlemen (Video)
2009 League of Gentlemen 2 (Video)
2009 Royal Tears (Video)
2009 Royal Tears 2 (Video)
2009 Sound of Pain (Video)
2009 Sound of Pain 2 (Video)
2009 Tears of Hope (Video)
2009 Tears of Hope 2 (Video)
2008 A Can of Worms (Video)
2008 A Can of Worms 2 (Video)
2008 Beauty and the Beast (Video)
2008 Beauty and the Beast 2 (Video)
2008 Beauty and the Beast 3 (Video)
2008 Hidden Treasure (Video) King
2008 Hidden Treasure 2 (Video) King
2008 Mirror of Beauty 2 (Video)
2008 Perfect Temptation (Video) Chief Obielum
2008 Perfect Temptation 2 (Video) Chief Obielum
2008 Piece of My Soul (Video)
2008 Piece of My Soul 2 (Video)
2008 Piece of My Soul 3 (Video)
2008 Sister’s Love (Video)
2008 Sister’s Love 2 (Video)
2008 Sister’s Love 3 (Video)
2008 Sister’s Love 4 (Video)
2008 Smoke & Mirrors Alhaji Sanni
2008 The Return of Ogidi (Video)
2008 The Return of Ogidi 2 (Video)
2008 Throne of Tears (Video)
2008 Throne of Tears 2 (Video)
2008 Total Love (Video) Sir Louis
2008 Total Love 2 (Video) Sir Louis
2007 Mirror of Beauty (Video)
2007 African Soldier (Video)
2007 African Soldier 2 (Video)
2007 Burning Kingdom (Video)
2007 Burning Kingdom 2 (Video)
2007 Eewo orisa (Video)
2007 Eewo orisa 2 (Video)
2007 Final Kingdom (Video)
2007 Final Kingdom 2 (Video)
2007 Greatness (Video)
2007 Greatness 2 (Video)
2007 Kingdom Apart (Video)
2007 Kingdom Apart 2 (Video)
2007 Lost in the Jungle (Video)
2007 Lost in the Jungle 2 (Video)
2007 Mountains of Evil (Video)
2007 Mountains of Evil 2 (Video)
2007 Odudu Kingdom (Video)
2007 Odudu Kingdom 2 (Video)
2007 Odudu Kingdom 3 (Video)
2007 Old Testament (Video)
2007 Old Testament 2 (Video)
2007 Royal Destiny (Video)
2007 Royal Destiny 2 (Video)
2007 Secret Pledge (Video)
2007 Secret Pledge 2 (Video)
2007 Show Me Heaven (Video)
2007 Show Me Heaven 2 (Video)
2007 Show Me Heaven 3 (Video)
2007 Slave to Lust (Video)
2007 Slave to Lust 2 (Video)
2007 The Cabals (Video)
2007 The Cabals 2 (Video)
2007 The Prince and Me (Video)
2007 The Prince and Me 2 (Video)
2007 Warrior’s Heart (Video)
2007 Warrior’s Heart 2 (Video)
2007 Warrior’s Heart 3 (Video)
2006 Dancing Heart (Video)
2006 Dancing Heart 2 (Video)
2006 End of Battle (Video)
2006 End of Battle 2 (Video)
2006 Jealous Heart (Video)
2006 Jealous Heart 2 (Video)
2006 One-Bullet (Video)
2006 One-Bullet 2 (Video)
2006 Royal Doom (Video)
2006 Royal Doom 2 (Video)
2005 21 Days with Christ (Video)
2005 21 Days with Christ 2 (Video)
2005 A Time to Die (Video)
2005 A Time to Die 2 (Video)
2005 Before the Sunrise (Video) Chief Eno
2005 Before the Sunrise 2 (Video) Chief Eno
2005 Eagle’s Bride (Video)
2005 Eagle’s Bride 2 (Video)
2005 Lonely Heart (Video)
2005 Lonely Heart 2 (Video)
2005 Omaliko (Video)
2005 Omaliko 2 (Video)
2005 One God One Nation (Video)
2005 One God One Nation 2 (Video)
2005 Only Love (Video)
2005 Only Love 2 (Video)
2005 Opin irin ajo (Video)
2005 Opin irin ajo 2 (Video)
2005 Real Love 2 (Video)
2005 Real Love 3 (Video)
2005 Royal Palace (Video) (as Olu Jacob)
2005 Soul on Fire (Video)
2005 Soul on Fire 2 (Video)
2005 The God to Serve (Video)
2005 The God to Serve 2 (Video)
2005 To Love a Stranger (Video)
2005 To Love a Stranger 2 (Video)
2005 Ultimate Crisis (Video)
2005 Women in Power (Video)
2005 Women in Power 2 (Video)
2004 Arsenal (Video)
2004 Arsenal 2 (Video)
2004 Dear Sister (Video)
2004 Eye of the Gods (Video)
2004 Eye of the Gods 2 (Video)
2004/II House Party (Video)
2004 House Party 2 (Video)
2004 Turn Table (Video)
2004 Turn Table 2 (Video)
2003 Private Sin (Video)
Chief Briggs
2003 Private Sin 2 (Video)
2003 Real Love (Video)
2003 The Kingmaker (Video)
2003 Unconditional Love (Video)
2003 Ago kan oru (Video)
2003 Fear of the Unknown (Video)
2003 Mission to Africa (Video)
2002 Keeping Faith: Is That Love? (Video)
2001 The Last Vote (Video)
1999 Aba Riot (Video)
1999 Aba Riot 2 (Video)
1999 Endtime (Video)
1999 Oganigwe (Video)
1999 Twins of the Rain Forest (Short)
1998 Obstacles (Video)
1996 Onome
1993 Iva (Video)
1988 Vigilante Chief

1986 Pirates Boomako
1985 Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend Colonel Nsogbu
1984 Play for Today (TV Series) Mr. Jones
– The Amazing Miss Stella Estelle (1984) … Mr. Jones
1983 The Witches and the Grinnygog (TV Mini-Series) Mr. Alabaster
– Episode #1.6 (1983) … Mr. Alabaster
– Episode #1.3 (1983) … Mr. Alabaster
– Episode #1.2 (1983) … Mr. Alabaster
– Episode #1.1 (1983) … Mr. Alabaster
1976-1983 Angels (TV Series) Musa Ladipo / Billy
– Episode #9.20 (1983) … Musa Ladipo
– Episode #9.18 (1983) … Musa Ladipo
– Facade (1976) … Billy
1983 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series) David Mazenze
– Rumpole and the Golden Thread (1983) … David Mazenze
1983 The Mad Death (TV Mini-Series)African Doctor- Episode #1.1 (1983) … African Doctor
1982 Squadron (TV Series) President Gadin- Cyclone (1982) … President Gadin
– Independence Day (1982) … President Gadin
1981 Till Death… (TV Series) TV Engineer
– The TV Breaks Down (1981) … TV Engineer
1980 The Dogs of War Customs Officer
1979 The Professionals (TV Series) Sylvester
– The Madness of Mickey Hamilton (1979) … Sylvester
1979 Ashanti Commissioner Batak
1978 The Tomorrow People (TV Series) General Papa Minn
– The Thargon Menace: Playing with Fire (1978) … General Papa Minn
– The Thargon Menace: Unexpected Guests (1978) … General Papa Minn
1978 1990 (TV Series) Alan Msawi
– The Market Price (1978) … Alan Msawi
1976 The Crezz (TV Series) Geoffrey Ademola
– All Good Nature (1976) … Geoffrey Ademola
1976 Centre Play (TV Series) Obi
– Commonwealth Season: Nigeria – A Kind of Marriage (1976) … Obi
1975 The Venturers (TV Series) Mbela
– Dangerous and the Lonely Hearts (1975) … Mbela
1975 Barlow (TV Series) Motamba
– Protection (1975) … Motamba
1974 Till Death Us Do Part (TV Series) TV Repair Man
– Strikes and Blackouts (1974) … TV Repair Man
1972 Spyder’s Web (TV Series) First Soldier
– The Hazif Affair (1972) … First Soldier
1971 The Goodies (TV Series)
– Lost Tribe of the Orinoco (1971)

Compiled from various sources on the net

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