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Joseph Layode (1927–2006)

Joseph Layode was born on June 27, 1927 in Nigeria, British West Africa. He was an actor, known for BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950), Secret Agent (1964) and Guns at Batasi (1964). He died on December 9, 2006 in Lagos, Nigeria. See full bio »


(age 79) in Lagos, Nigeria

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Secret Agent Affluent Man / Archivist
Guns at Batasi Archibong Shaw


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 2003 Aristos 2 (Video) (as Joe Layode)
 2003 My Only Love (Video)
Pa Nwagbara (as Joe Layode)
 2003/II True Love (Video) (as Joe Layode)
 2001 The Last Vote (Video) (as Joe Layode)
 1999 King of Money (Video) (as Joe Layode)
 1998 Oracle (Video) (as Joe Layode)
 1998 Sàngó: The Legendary African King (as Joe Layode)
 1985 Witchdoctor of the Livingdead (as Joe Layode 'Garuba')
 1965 Blackmail (TV Series)
- The Taming of Trooper Tanner (1965) ... Barman
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Affluent Man / Archivist
- Loyalty Always Pays (1965) ... Affluent Man
- Parallel Lines Sometimes Meet (1965) ... Archivist
 1965 The Dickie Henderson Show (TV Series)
- The Dogsbody (1965)
 1965 Mogul (TV Series)
Nuka Ikedi
- Wild Cat (1965) ... Nuka Ikedi
 1964 The Human Jungle (TV Series)
- Dual Control (1964) ... (uncredited)
 1964 Guns at Batasi
Archibong Shaw
 1964 East of Sudan
Gondoko (uncredited)
 1964 Story Parade (TV Series)
Abel Makana
- A Dragon to Kill (1964) ... Abel Makana
 1963 First Night (TV Series)
- The Dawn (1963) ... Orator
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
Obafemi / Suza
- The Men from the Bush (1963) ... Obafemi
- Waiting for Wanda (1963) ... Suza
 1962 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
- Inquest on an Idol (1962) ... Postman
 1962 Studio 4 (TV Series)
- The Grass Is Singing (1962) ... Samson
 1959 Charlesworth (TV Series)
- Applied Psychology (1959) ... Lightning
 1959 The Cabin in the Clearing (TV Series)
- The Break-Out (1959) ... Scipio
- A Desperate Plan (1959) ... Scipio
- Ordeal by Fire (1959) ... Scipio
- Besieged (1959) ... Scipio
- Friends and Foes (1959) ... Scipio
 1958 The Vise (TV Series)
Gun Boy
- Curse of Death (1958) ... Gun Boy (as Joseph Layod)
 1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
- The Green Pastures (1958) ... Ham
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- You Can't Have Everything (1958) ... Snowball
 1957 Wideawake (TV Series)
 1957 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
- The Day of the Monkey (1957) ... Abdul
 1956 Vanity Fair (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1956) ... Sambo
 1956 A Man from the Sun (TV Movie)
 1951 The African Queen
African Sergeant (uncredited)

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Alternate Names:

Joe Layode 'Garuba' | Joseph Layod | Joe Layode

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