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Veteran Nollywood actor Lari Williams, 81, is dead

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Veteran actor Chief Lari Williams is dead.
He was 81.

The actor passed away on Sunday, February 27, 2022 at his home in Ikom, Cross River State.

The late Williams was famous for his roles in hit soap operas like Village Headmaster, Ripples, and Mirror in The Sun.

Until his death, he was a poet, playwright, and celebrated actor that reigned supreme in the theatre and on screen.

He was a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic and the first President of the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria (AGN).

His career spanned over five decades.

The late Williams studied at the London School of Journalism after which he proceeded to study English at Morley College and then drama at the Mountview Theatre School and Stratford E15 Acting School, England to become a professional actor.

The late actor’s family has promised to announce burial arrangements soonest.

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