Sam Obiago a Nigerian born Nollywood actor, film maker, TV personality and movie producer, is dead.

The colleague of the veteran actor, who has featured in over 100 Nollywood movies, announced his demise.

The movie star, who is fondly called Daddy Sam, was said to have died in the wee hours of Thursday, December 23, 2021.

According to information scooped by us, he died at the hospital, where he was quickly taken to when he complained of weakness.

Mr Obiago, who acted in several films before his demise, was said to have been under the weather but when things were becoming worse, he had to be taken to a hospital, where he later died.

The filmmaker, who hailed from Asaba in Delta State, until his death, was the chairman of Screen Writers Guild of Nigeria (SWGN) and was loved by several persons, including his colleagues and fans.

He has featured in movies such as Gifted, Tears Of A King, Woman Of Fire, Ghana Island, Royal Turning Point, Royal Appointment, Bargain, Combined Forces, Altar Of Love, Wishes, Ancient Love, Drunk Princess, The Missing Blood, Obed And Ruth, The Visitor, Osinachi, One Night Stand, Throne Of Fire, Ancient Key, Wicked Tradition, Tortured Heart, Royal Wreck.