Famous Nollywood Actor Passes On
Leonard Chimezie Onyemachi, also known as Leo Mezie in Nollywood, died at the age of 46 after suffering from kidney disease.
The actor, who underwent a kidney transplant over four years ago, received another last week, but complications developed and he died on May 14th.
Chioma Toplis, a Nollywood actress, announced the Nollywood star’s death in a post on Instagram on Monday.
He had been in and out of the hospital for a time, trying to get back on his feet, until complications led to his death over the weekend.
Chioma 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.