Charles Granville, who was famous for Nigeria’s longest-running TV series Tinsel, has passed away. His untimely demise has left the Nollywood industry in shock.
On September 23, 2023, a post was shared on Facebook to inform the audience about Charles Granville’s death. His friend, Umanu Elijah, said that Charles Granville died after battling an illness.
He reportedly died on September 21, 2023. There are lots of facts that you should know about the late actor. Read this article to know some facts about the late actor.
Facts about Charles Granville
- Charles Granville was not only an actor. He was also a famous songwriter, musician, and filmmaker. Do you know that he was also the head of the Advisory Committee on Arts and Entertainment? He was holding this prestigious role because he possessed a wide range of talents.
- The late actor was also very good in studies. In 2022, he received a doctorate degree from Highstone International University, California, United States.
- Do you know that the actor was a firm believer of peace? He was also appointed as the International Peace and Governance Council (IPGC)’s Special Envoy to the Economic Community of West African States in order to promote peace in West Africa.
- In his career, Charles Granville won several awards. He was named ‘Man of the Year’ by the prestigious Man magazine. He had also received a ‘Special Mention Award’ at the prestigious Abuja International Film Festival.
- Do you know the real name of Charles Granville? His real and full name was Charles Alexander Atombosoba Granville.
- His exact date of birth is still not known. However, people believe that he was in his 30s at the time of his death.
- The late actor was from Rivers State in the Niger Delta region of southern Nigeria. Due to his immense love for films, he started his acting career.
His untimely death comes at a time when the Nollywood industry is mourning the death of singer MohBad.