Veteran Nollywood actor, Lari Williams is dead

Veteran Nollywood actor, Chief Lari Williams has been confirmed dead. 

 

The actor who became famous for his roles in hit soap operas such as Village Headmaster, Ripples, and Mirror in The Sun, died on Sunday February 27, at the age of 81 at his home in Ikom, Cross River State.

 

The poet, playwright and celebrated actor who was also awarded the prestigious national honour; Member of the Order of the Federal Republic in 2008, was the first president of the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria and had a career that spanned over five decades.