Peter Fatomilola: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Peter Fatomilola: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Peter Fatomilola

Peter Fatomilola (born January 16, 1946) is a Nigerian dramatist, film actor, poet and prolific playwright.

Early life

Fatomilola was born on 16 January 1946 at Ifisin Ekiti in Ido-Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Nigeria. He is a son of Chief Ifa Priest, which was believed to have influenced his herbalist role in Nigerian film In 1967, he joined the Olokun Theatre group under the tutelage of the late Professor Ola Rotimi, a renowned dramatist and prolific playwright at the University of Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo University He is also a member of the academic staff of Obafemi Awolowo University, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Arts in 1978. He was the first “Papa Ajasco”, a lead role in a comedy film produced by Wale Adenuga. He had featured in several notable Nigerian films such as Sango, an epic African film produced by Obafemi Lasode and scripted by Wale Ogunyemi in 1997.

Filmography

  • Sango (Film) (1997)
  • Oduduwa (Film) (2000)