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“New Masquerade” star, Natty, is dead

Veteran actor Romanus Amuta popularly known as Natty in the popular TV comedy of the 80s, “New Masquerade” is dead.

According to reports, Natty died on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, after battling a protracted illness.

Amuta suffered a stroke in 2009.

Natty as he was fondly called first worked with the Daily Times, before joining the entertainment industry.

The Actor, who was famous for his comic roles, rose to stardom in the popular TV drama series ‘New Masquerade.’

Amuta also featured in several Nollywood movies including ‘Lion Finger’ (2003), ‘Eagles Bride’ (2005) and ‘Ijele’ (1999).

Amuta is survived by Cordelia, his wife, and six children.

Editing by Tina Oyinsan