Nollywood actor, songwriter and filmmaker, Charles Granville, has died after a protracted illness.

Late Charles Granville, Nollywood actor

A friend of the deceased, Umanu Elijah, made the announcement on his Facebook page on Saturday, 22nd September, 2023.

According to the Obituary shared by Elijah, Granville, best known for his role on the television series, ‘Tinsel’, died on Thursday, 21st September, 2023.

The family also noted that the burial arrangement for the Tinsel actor will soon be announced.

The obituary read;

It is with a heavy heart that the family announces the passing of Amb Dr Charles Alexander Atombosoba Granville after a protracted illness on Thursday the 21st of September 2023.

Words truly can’t describe the impact this sudden demise is having on family friends and well-wishers, taking solace in the phrase ‘God knows best!’.“Funeral arrangements will be communicated in due course.

His notable movies include ‘Last Flight To Abuja’, ‘Impossible Relationships’, and ‘Dowry Man’

In May 2022, he was selected amongst a few other Africans to receive an honorary doctorate by Highstone International University, California, United States.

Story: Asma’u Sani

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