Veteran Nigerian actor, movie producer and script-writer Don Brymo Uchegbu has passed away. Reports indicate that the 56-year-old died peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, June 14, 2023.
Mr. Mayor Ofoegbu, a co-worker and friend, posted on his Facebook page on Thursday morning to confirm the news. Ofoegbu posted a photo of the deceased with the words, “Plan for tomorrow, but live for today.” Tomorrow is not guaranteed.
“I wrote those lines on my WhatsApp status yesterday evening. My man, my 5 & 6, Don Brymo Uchegbu, passed away in his sleep. I received the shocking news this morning and had to verify from his family. Chai, Don Brymo, my manchi. It’s hard to say goodbye. Nnukwu nwa na Enugu ukwu.”
He has appeared in more than 80 movies, including My Beloved Daughter, Snake Battle, Land of Fire, No Mercy, My God Never Sleeps, and dozens more. Don Brymo’s acting career began in high school when he participated in plays and dramas.
The late Don Brymo entered the Nigerian film industry in 2000 and quickly rose to fame. He is regarded as one of the most popular actors in Nigeria.
He worked together with numerous well-known actors, including Ken Erics, Yul Edochie, Ngozi Ezeonu, Ebele Okaro, Regina Daniels, and Mike Ezeruonye.
Don Brymo was born in the village of Enugu-Ukwu in the Njikoka Local Government Area, located in the Anambra State of Nigeria. He left behind a wife and children. Many Nollywood websites are reporting his death, and tributes from his fellow actors have been pouring in.