Babatunde Omidina who is popularly known as Baba Suweis a Nigerian comic actor and movie producer born on August 22, 1958.
He grew up in Inabere street in Lagos Island where he was born but originally hails from Igbogbo, Ikorodu local government area of Lagos state.
He attended Jamaitul Islamial primary school and Children Boarding school, Osogbo for his primary education. He proceeded to Adekanbi commercial high school in Mile 12 but obatined his West African School Leaving certificate from Ifeoluwa Grammar school in Osogbo.
Baba Suwe as fondly called started acting at the early age of 18 but began professionally in 1972 while featuring in a soap opera titled ” Erin Keke”.
He came to limelight after strarring in the movie “Omo Lasan” as produced by Mr Obalende.
The talented comic actor who produced his first movie “Ba Oku” in the 90’s became more popular after starring in the movie “Iru Esin” produced by Olaiya Igwe in 1997.
He has also starred and produced several movies including “Baba Jaiye Jaiye” which featured award winning winning actress Funke Akindele and Femi Adebayo, the son of veteran actor Adebayo Salami.
In 2009, Baba Suwe lost his first wife, Omoladun, an actress whom he said was hypertensive.
In 2011, he was alleged of cocaine traficcking by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), an allegation which he denied.
Selected Movies List
- Ba Oku
- Baba Londoner
- Oju Oloju
- Aso Ibora
- Ko tan si be