A Nollywood stunt actor, Natty Bruce has died.
His death was confirmed by a journalist and former member of the Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee (NOSC), Husseini Shaibu in a tribute on Monday night.
According to Shaibu, Natty was a “passionate” advocate for integrating martial arts into Nollywood movies.
He revealed that the deceased actor was trying to produce a full-length martial arts movie before he died.
“I have just been reliably informed that light has dimmed on foremost Nollywood’s ‘martial arts’ actor Natty Bruce,” he wrote.
“The green belter was passionate about integrating martial arts in Nollywood movies. He also tried to produce a full-length martial arts movie. goodnight oga Natty.. bye bye sir.”
Not much detail about his demise has been made.
Brief Biography About Natty Bruce
Bruce started out in Nollywood as a stunt actor.
In addition to his role as an actor, he was also a stunt coordinator.
He founded his production companies; Natty Bruce Production and Nollyactions Entertainment Ltd.
He also established the Natty Bruce Action Film Academy, where he trains aspiring actors and filmmakers.
He produced several stunt films, including ‘Guardian Angel’, ‘President Must Not Die’, ‘Best Of The Game’, ’30 Days’, and ‘Never End’.
He was also an author who wrote a book titled ‘How To Write, Produce, Direct, And Act A Great Film’.