Veteran actor, Romanus Amuta, popularly known as ‘Natty’ in one of the foremost soaps in the 1980s ‘New Masquerade’ is dead.
Amuta died on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022, at the age of 79 after a protracted sickness.
The first son of the deceased, Dr Chukwuma Amuta, confirmed the death of the veteran Nollywood actor in a telephone interview with Ikengaonline.
Amuta described the deceased as a caring father who did his best to raise his children.
“Yes! My father died this morning in Lagos after a protracted illness,” he said.
Ikengaonline reports that the deceased hailed from Ukana In Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State.
He worked with Daily Times Newspapers before venturing into the movie industry.
He is survived by his wife, Cordelia, and six children.