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Monday, August 08, 2011

SAM LOCO EFE HAS PASSED AWAY


Sam Loco Efe, a veteran actor is dead. The 66 year old nollywood actor, according to information emanating from inside nollywood, died today at his hotel room in Imo State.
Sam Loco who has played a lot of comical roles on TV soaps and movies since the 70s, passed away while he was on location. As at the time of writing this story, the family is yet to issue an official statement.
Biography of Sam Loco Efe- He is from Benin City, Edo State but he was born in Enugu.
Gistmaster gathered that he, however, grew up in Abakakili. He took to acting after watching a production done by students of Government College Umuahia. He was employed at Michelin, Ijora, Lagos but was sacked within a short period. He later joined Dunlop in 1969.
Sam Loco Efe started professional acting in Lagos in 1970. He played a lead role in Langbodo durning the popular Festac 77. He has act in several Nollywood movies and Yoruba films too.
Sam Loco Efe's profile as a talented actor made him one of the most respected persons in the industry. Just recently,he said he has called it quit with smoking and drinking after 48 years!

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