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Last Moments of Nollywood actor, Leo Mezie who died at 46



Last Moments of Nollywood actor, Leo Mezie who died at 46

Leo Mezia a top Nollywood actor has reportedly died at the age pf 46 after several years of battle with kidney failure, ENigeria Newspaper reports.

Leo Mezie had a kidney transplant over 6 years ago, had another one last week, but began to develop complications and died on Saturday, the 14th of May, according to his colleague, Chioma Toplis.

Born Leonard Chimezie Onyemaechi, the action packed actor in his days was known for his dynamic roles in movies like Royal Messengers 2, Royal Messengers, Final War, Total War 2, Total War, Heart of a Slave and much more.
ENigeria Newspaper understands that died on Saturday while recovering from a kidney transplant.

The death of the actor was announced on Monday by his colleague, Chioma Toplis via her Instagram account. Toplis revealed that the thespian died in a hospital in a hospital in Abuja.

Sharing some pictures of Leo Mezie, Toplis via the caption section wrote, “Actor Leo Mezie is dead. He died on Saturday in Abuja while recovering from a kidney transplant. His corpse has been moved to Umuahia his hometown. RIP Leo.”
Leo Mezie began his career in the Nigerian film industry in 1996, however, he shot into prominence in 2003, when he starred in the movie, Labista.


In 2010, the actor married his sweetheart, Maureen. The actor, in 2016 the actor voiced out to his friends and fans that he had a kidney problem and they rallied around him, hence, he went for surgery in London.

Sadly, in 2019, the ailment came up again and the actor was admitted to a Lagos hospital, where he was treated.


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