Veteran Nollywood actor Victor Olaotan, popularly known as Big Daddy, who had a ghastly motor accident nearly four years ago, has died.
His wife, Julia Olatan, confirmed the death to on Friday.
In an exclusive interview, Olatan, who had been relentlessly seeking support for the actor, said her husband died on Thursday night in Lagos State.
Julia appreciated the donors for helping her husband while battling for his life in a Turkey hospital.
The deceased had suffered a traumatic brain injury after a ghastly car accident in October 2016.
It would be recalled that the actor was earlier flown to Turkey for prompt medical attention after he became incapacitated following the car accident he was involved in, along the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway.
Billionaire Femi Otedola and some well-meaning Nigerians and philanthropists, including his colleagues and fans came to his rescue financially.
Before his demise, Olaotan for about seven years breathed real life into the character of Fred Ade Williams on the Mnet flagship soap Tinsel.
Victor Olaotan who was born in Lagos in the early 50’s, studied drama at the University of Ibadan, at the Obafemi Awolowo University and at Rockets University, United States.
An accomplished stage and screen actor, Olaotan warmed his way into the consciousness of television viewers, playing the leading role in Tinsel.