Fred Ezimadu
Fred Ezimadu. Image: Nairaland

Nollywood actor Fred Ezimadu fondly called “Big Fred” has passed away over the weekend following a battle with a tooth infection.

According to reports, Ezimadu who hails from Kwale in Delta state had been fighting the infection before it went out of control.

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He was rushed to a hospital but eventually died, some hours after his admission.

The leader of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) Emeka Rollas confirmed the development with the burial arrangements yet to be announced.

He is survived by two wives, two children, and grandchildren and had featured in movies like Most wanted, Vuga, Warfront among others.