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Ayo Akinwale is a Nigerian actor, producer and academician.

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Early life and careerEdit

He was born in Ibadan and attended Methodist High School and the University of Ibadan before commencing academic work as a lecturer at the Polytechnic Ibadan.[1] He is the Dean, Faculty of Arts and Culture of University of Ilorin.[2][3] He is also the chairman of Oyo State Council for Arts and Culture. He has been a judge on several cultural festivals across Nigeria. He began his acting career in the 1970s featuring in television and drama productions.[1] He won the Best Indigenous actor award at the 4th Africa Movie Academy Awards.[4]

Selected filmographyEdit

  • Sango (1997)
  • Ladepo Omo Adanwo (2005)
  • Iranse Aje (2007)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Professor Ayo Akinwale". Dawn Commission. Retrieved August 29, 2015.
  2. ^ "Don Tasks Nollywood on Professionalism". thisdaylive.com. Archived from the original on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 15 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Lecturers as Nollywood Stars". modernghana.com. Retrieved 15 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Between Film And Professionalism". thisdaylive.com. Archived from the original on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 15 November 2014.

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