Sir Oludotun Jacobs (born 1942), popularly known as Olu Jacobs, is a Nigerian actor.He has starred in several British television series and international films. In 2007 he won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs was born to parents from Egba Alake, and attended Holy Trinity School in Kano, Nigeria. He trained at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, England. He then starred in various British television shows and series in the 1970s.