AMH Biography: Olukayode Odumosu Alias Pa Kasumu

Kayode Odumosu is Nigerian veteran actor who headlined many Yoruba movies from 1968 up until 2013 when he took ill.

Pa Kasumu, as he is popularly called, began his acting career at the age of 15 learning under the mentorship of Elder Ayinla Olumegbon whom he got introduced by one Mr Afolabi generally known as “Brother Simbat.”

After being diagnosed with biventricular heart failure since 2013, the veteran Yoruba movies actor died on March 1, 2020.

Here is the biography of Olukayode Odumosu Alias Pa Kasumu:AMH Biography: Olukayode Odumosu Alias Pa Kasumu

Full Name: Francis Olukayode Olugbenga Odumosu

Age: March 16, 1953

Place of Birth: Agbeni, Ibadan, Oyo State (th grew up in Ogun State, Nigeria

Aliases: Pa Kasumu

Awards:

  • In 2014, he won N500, 000 cash prize on a game show, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.
  • In 2014, he bought and moved into a house worth N1.8million in Abeokuta.
  • He was one of the beneficiaries of the ‘Nolly veteran SOS Project 2019’. An initiative launched by Nollywood actress, Foluke Daramola as a lifeline for ailing and ageing Nollywood veterans.…..

Most Memorable Works: He is popularly known for his movie and stage play roles: Sàngó: The Legendary African King (1998), Jesu Mushin (2002) and Tales of Eve: Simi (2011) , Babie Á (2003)

Popular Quote: When asked in an interview about how many movies and stage shows he featured in, he said: “Well, I thank God for sparing my life to witness today. I since lost count of my work, but I can assure you that they are well over 400 movies”.

Sources: IMDB, Premiun Times, Kasahorow, Guardian Life, Nollywood Phototoblog

 

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