News wires reported Wednesday that the late Nwosu had fallen into coma and was on admission at a Military Hospital in Yaba, Nigeria but he passed away Thursday morning.
According to reports, colleagues of the late actor, including Mike Ezeruonye and Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, have confirmed the death.
Nigerian Entertainment Today also reports that, Nollywood officials have also confirmed Ashley Nwosu’s passing adding that he passed away during the early hours of Thursday, at the Military hospital, Yaba, Lagos after suffering from a severe liver problem.
One of Nollywood’s first generation actors, Ashley Nwosu most often played the role of Husband, Dad, Pimp or ‘Sugar Daddy’ bringing to bare his sheer excellence and talent.
He has starred in countless number of movies including; Endless Night, Between Two Walls, Power Brokers, Foreign Affairs, Gift from the Grave, Lagos Babes and Ghetto Love.