Actor Mustapha Sholagbade in his congratulatory message, wrote, “Happy 80th birthday sir, may God be pleased with your new age sir.
“I wish you more strength, happiness and everlasting joy. Amen.”
NAN reports that Oludotun Jacobs, known professionally as Olu Jacobs, was born July 11 1942. He is a Nigerian actor and film executive, who has starred in several British television series and international films.
Jacobs has been hailed by many as one of the greatest and most widely respected African actors of his generation.
Together with Pete Edochie, he is considered by several media, film commentators, critics, and other actors to be one of the most influential African actors of all time, and is widely regarded as a cultural icon.
He is seen as the bridge between the old actors and the new ones.