Entertainment & SocietyVeteran Filmmaker Frank Vaughan Is Dead

Veteran Filmmaker Frank Vaughan Is Dead

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April 3, (THEWILL)- Nigerian filmmaker and former Vice President of the Directors Guild of Nigeria (DGN), Frank Igho Okpokoro Vaughan, is dead.

Vaughan, who hails from Delta State, reportedly died in Warri on Tuesday, after a protracted battle with an undisclosed illness.

His younger brother, Philip Okpokoro, a cinematographer and director of ‘Nigerian Idols’ reality TV show, confirmed the news.

The late movie director played a crucial role in shaping the Nigerian movie industry and mentoring aspiring filmmakers.

He was a seasoned TV producer/director and current affairs and political analyst.

Before he died, Vaughan, who was in his 60s, was a pastor with Dominion City Church, Asaba, Delta State.

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