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Veteran Nollywood Actor, Romanus Amuta is dead

Veteran Nollywood Actor, Romanus Amuta is dead

Romanus Amuta, the ace and popular Nollywood Actor, better known for playing Natty in ‘New Masquerade’, the popular Nigerian sitcom, has passed away 79.

His first son Chukwuma Amuta disclosed this in the early hours of Wednesday after battling a protracted ailment.

He described the film star as a caring father who did his best to raise his children.

“Yes! My father died this morning in Lagos after a protracted illness,” he said.


Amuta hailed from Ukana in Udi LGA of Enugu state. He started his career in the media landscape and worked with the Daily Times newspaper before delving into the movie industry.

His blistering career suffered a setback after he had a stroke in 2009.

Amuta is survived by Cordelia, his wife, and six children.

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