Veteran Nollywood actor, Chief Lari Williams has died at the age of 81.

The veteran died on Sunday, February 27, 2022 at his home town in Ikom, Cross River State.

Chief Lari Williams was famous for his roles in hit soap operas such as Village Headmaster, Ripples, and Mirror in The Sun. He was the first president of the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria and had a career that spanned over five (5) decades.

The great veteran Actor was a poet, playwright and a  celebrated actor, earning him a prestigious national honour as Member of the Order of the Federal Republic in 2008.

After studying Journalism at the London School of Journalism, 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.

Burial arrangements will be announced soon sources said.

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