Popular Nollywood actor, Ernest Asuzu is dead.
Jennifer Asuzu, the actor’s wife who confirmed the sad incident to The Nation, said he fainted on Tuesday evening and never woke up.
Asuzu began his acting career in the ’90s and rose to prominence after he starred in the 1997 Nollywood classic, ‘Rituals’, a movie produced by Kenneth Nnebue. After which he starred in “Labista”, this movie won him Best Supporting Actor at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Ernest Asuzu has acted in more than 100 Nollywood movies which include Rituals, Labista, Last Wedding, Another Campus Queen, Royal War, Living Abroad, Broad Day Light, Ogidan, Ugonna, Never End, Burning Desire, etc.
In 2015, the actor was down with a stroke which affect his speech.
His remains are on the way to the east for funeral rites.