Pa Kasumu’s real name is Francis Olukayode Olugbenga Odumosu, he is a Yoruba actor that also features in English speaking Nollywood movies. Reports have shown that he was born March 16, 1953 in Agbeni area of Ibadan, Oyo State, though, he is from Ogun State by origin.
Pa Kasumu started his career at age 15; taking up challenging roles on stage under the tutelage of Elder Chief Ayinla Olumegbon whom he knew through his area Uncle then (Mr.Afolabi), popularly called “Brother Simbat”. He got baptized through a stage play titled “Iyawo Orun (1968). And ever since then, he has grown from strength to strength, but not without facing some serious challenges.
When asked about how many works he has featured considering the years he has put in, he has this to say” Well, I thank God for sparing my life to witness today. I since lost count of my work, but I can assure you that they are well over 400 movies.
Pa Kasumu once suffered a life-threatening Bi-Ventricular Failure (a heart and liver condition) and Parkinson’s Syndrome a couple of years ago.