Alhaji Saheed Yusuf, popularly known as Spider in the movie industry, not a doubt is one of the finest movie makers in Nigeria, the easy going dude has already carved a niche for himself among his contemporaries, he has become a force to recon with in the Yoruba movie sector.
Spider, who has produced many popular movies and still waxing stronger started acting professionally in 1992. The ebony actor was trained by the giant Yoruba Movie caucus known as Odunfa Caucus, ably headed by Alhaji Ganiu Olayinka Quadri. (Ma-so-mo). Alhaji Taiwo Hassan(Ogogo,) Alhaji Rasaq Ajao (Pefuele) Alhaji Tajudeen Olarenwaju, (Abey Lanre) and Chief Jamiu Kakawa.
In his words, Spider, a close associate of Alhaji Musiliu Ayinde otherwise known as MC Oluomo, a chieftan of NURTW in Lagos, said ‘I was trained by the legends in the movie industry, i have also worked with many Actors, producers, directors, acting is my calling, my life and my profession, iam very proud of it.
Spider first debut in ‘Majele’ a movie produced by Yinka Quadri in 1992, he featured in IFE (LOVE, ) shot in 1992 by Rasaq Ajao, ‘Lori Ere’ , 1993 by Rasaq Ajao and ‘The Wicked Boy’ produced by Ogogo in 1993, since then he has appeared in more than two thousand home videos.
The very talented Spider who is happily married also worked with WALE ADENUGA PRODUCTION as a member of the crew.