Up and coming actor, Nelson Gold, slumps, dies on movie set
By Temitope Ojo
Fast raising Nollywood Actor, Ezeora Nelson Oluchukwu popularly known as ‘Nelson Gold’ has been reported dead few days after he celebrated his 26th birthday.
Reports say Nelson Gold, who celebrated his birthday on June 5, slumped on a movie location in Enugu and was rushed to the hospital where he was in coma after which he was reported dead on yesterday, June15.
A graduate of University of Nigeria, Nsukka, was a talented Nigerian actor and screen writer, who broke into Nollywood after playing a lead role in a movie titled “Black Child”, where he stared alongside top notch actors like Ebele Okaro, Obi Okoli, Zulu Adigwe, Chiege Asiligwe, Destiny Etiko, and Vals Chucks.
The Movie Black Child lunched Nelson into the mainstream after being produced in Nigeria by JP Nwanganga. It made Nollywood producers to nickname Nelson the “Nollywood’s Mad Actor” following the mind blowing performance he displayed in the movie.
Friends, family and fans had since taken to social media to express their sadness at the demise of such a talented young actor.