Adeyemi Afolayan: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies
Adeyemi Afolayan (also known as Ade Love) was a Nigerian film actor, director and producer. He is the brother of actress Toyin Afolayan as well as father to film actors, Kunle Afolayan, Gabriel Afolayan, Moji Afolayan and Aremu Afolayan.
In 1966, Afolayan joined Moses Olaiya’s drama troupe, in 1971, he left to establish his own drama group which went on to stage comedic plays.
In 1976, he appeared in Ola Balogun’s Ajani Ogun and later produced and starred Ija Ominira, also directed by Balogun. Kadara, also called Destiny in English was the first movie he wrote, produced and also starred as leading actor. The movie was shown at the ninth Tashkent film festival for African and Asian cinema. Afolayan went on to produce and star in other productions such as Ija Orogun, Taxi Driver and Iya ni Wura.
- Taxi Driver (1983)
- Ajani Ogun (1976)