Nollywood Actor, Gbenga Richards has passed on. He died on Thursday morning, May 12, after struggling with acute diabetes and high blood pressure. Actor Richards in his days in Nollywood was a force to reckon wih, but reportedly suffered from the ailments which kept him in and out of hospital until his death.
His first appearance in acting was representing Nigeria with Hubert Ogunde at the Second World Black and African Festival of African Culture (FESTAC) in 1977.
He has also featured in blockbuster movies like ‘Sango’, ‘Mirror in the Sun’, ‘Betrayal by Love’, ‘Fighting Machine’ and a host of others. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.