The entertainment industry has again been thrown into mourning following the recent news about the passing of popular Yoruba actor and producer, Murphy Afolabi.
The Nollywood thespian passed in the wee hours of the day reportedly after a bathroom fall.
In this report, The PUNCH highlights six major things you should know about the thespian.
1, Murphy was born on May 5, 1974. He clocked 49 years old in 2023.
2, The actor and producer was born in Osun State and hails from Oroki Asala in Osogbo.
3, Murphy has a Diploma in Theatre Arts and Film Production from Osun State Polytechnic in Iree. He graduated in 2001.
4, The actor was a father of three, two boys, and one girl named Afolabi Olamilekan, Afolabi Fathia Moyosore, and Okikiola Afolabi.
5, Murphy began acting at a young age. His first stint in professional acting began under the guidance of veteran actor Fasasi Olabankewin (Dagunro) in 1998. The actor shot to fame following his role in the movie ‘Omo Rapala.’ Until his death, he was a well-loved producer and had multiple movies to his credit.
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