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US Based Veteran Actress, Bunmi Olatilewa Speaks On Her 40 Year Movie Career

Bunmi Olatilewa is an accomplished professional actress. She is a veteran. And she has put in about 40 years of active practice. She lives in the US where she has been actively involved in the movie industry. A few days back, she spoke to CityPeople about her success story. Below are excerpts of her chat.

Please introduce yourself to us and what you do for a living

My name is Adebunmilayo Morohunmubo Olatilewa, I am a Yoruba movie Artist

How did acting start for you?

I started acting with my then boss Bashir Bello known as Baba Ijebu in then Lisabi Agbongbo Akala and I later joined my boss Late Doctor Ishola Ogunsola popularly known as Doctor I Show Pepper

You have been acting now for how long?

I started acting as far back as 1981

How challenging has it been sustaining your interest in acting abroad?

The only challenges I am having here is time

Who are those actors you roll with abroad?

People like Bayo Alawiye, Dele Ogundipe, Dorris Simon, Jokotoye Bigval, Toyin Adewale, Helen Paul, Ayo-Adekosh Christina Boluwade and so on.  All of us are together.

Where were you born? Where did you grow up? Which schools did you attend?

I was born and raised in Abeokuta Ogun State, although my parents are from Oyo State. I attended All Saint Anglican Primary School Kobiti Abeokuta and Reverend Kuti Memorial Grammar School Abeokuta.

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