Idowu Philips: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Idowu Philips: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Idowu Philips
Born 16 October 1942 (age 77)

Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, Nigeria.
Nationality Nigerian
Other names Iya Rainbow
Citizenship Nigerian
Occupation Nurse, film actress
Years active 1965-present
Children 5

Idowu Philips (born 16 October 1942), popularly known as Iya Rainbow, is a Nigerian veteran actress.

Early life and career

She was born on 16 October 1942 at Ijebu Ode, a city in Ogun State, southwestern Nigeria. Her stage name “Iya Rainbow” stems from “Osumare” (meaning “rainbow” in British English), the name of the theatre group of Sir Hubert Ogunde, who died in 1990. She worked as a certified nurse in general hospitals in Nigeria for several years and occasionally acted in theatre. She ventured into full-time acting after the death of her husband – Augustine Ayanfemi Phillips (who worked closely with the late patriarch of Nigerian Film Industry Sir Herbert Ogunde.  She has featured in several Nigerian films, including ApaadiEru, and Aje ni Iya mi among others. She has five children.

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Filmography

  • 1997- Back to Africa
  • 2000- Lagidigba
  • 2002- Jesu Mushin
  • 2002- Irepodun
  • 2002- Eyin Ogongo
  • 2003- N150 Million
  • 2003- Ìfé òtító
  • 2003- Fila Daddy
  • 2003- Arewa okunrin
  • 2003- Omo Oku òrun
  • 2003- Okun ife
  • 2004- Okun ife 2
  • 2004- Okan soso
  • 2004- Okan soso 2
  • 2004- Ògìdán
  • 2004- Ògìdán 2
  • 2006- Abeni
  • 2006- Odun Baku
  • 2006- Mewa n sele
  • 2006- Èebúdolá tèmi
  • 2006- Agbefo
  • 2006- Agbefo 2
  • 2007- Orita Ipinya
  • 2007- Olugbare
  • 2007- Olóri
  • 2007- Maku
  • 2007- Kootu olohun
  • 2007- Kilebi Olorun
  • 2008- Taiwo Taiwo
  • 2008- Taiwo Taiwo 2
  • 2008- Itakun ola
  • 2008- Ìkúnlè kèsán
  • 2008- Ikilo agba
  • 2008- Igba Ewa
  • 2008- Aje Metta
  • 2008- Aje Metta 2
  • 2009- Ìpèsè
  • 2009- Ìdàmu eléwòn
  • 2009- Elewon
  • 2009- Akoto olokada
  • 2009- Akoto olokada 2
  • 2018- Oga Bolaji

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