" Five things to know about actor, Dejo Tunfulu before his death

Five things to know about actor, Dejo Tunfulu before his death

 Comic actor, Dejo Tunfulu reportedly died on Friday morning at the age of 50.

Five things to know about actor, Dejo Tunfulu before his death

His son-in-law who confirmed his death on twitter, urged fans to say a word of prayer for the actor.

The tragic lose is like a nightmare to many including his fellow Nollywood actors.

Kunle Makinde Adetokunbo popularly known Dejo Tunfulu, was a prominent Yoruba comic actor, writer, and producer until his death.


Five things to know about actor, Dejo Tunfulu before his death

. The veteran Nollywood actor obtained his School Certificate at the Dolphin High School, Ebute Elefun, Lagos Island.

Dejo Tunfulu, went further to attend the Modern Way Nigeria School of Printing where he obtained a certificate in printing.

. He started acting right from high school where he joined a school drama club and featured in some stage plays in the early 1980s.

. Former, comic actor made his first television appearance in 1987 in the drama series “Apere Ijongbon” by the Kolawole International Theatre Group.

. He got his popular nickname “Dejo Tunfulu” through his comic roles in movies, where he often act as a stammerer.

. He joined Akuko Gagara Theatre Group and Kolawole International Theatre Group to learn the trade in1987.

His closeness to some popular actors like Fausat Balogun (Madam Saje) and Kayode Olasehinde (Baba Ajirebi) also helped him at early stage to gain some acting skills.

The actor came into limelight for his role in the movie titled: “Omo Oran”, featuring the veteran actor Fatai Adetayo (Lalude).

Rest in Peace Actor,Dejo Tunfulu!!

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