Growing up in Ghana, there was not much to watch. Programs like By The Fire Side, Akan Drama, Fun Times were our only option.
TV was boring and there were not much local movies for consumption.
But these stars you are about to see stood up and made the 90’s and 2000’s worth living with their awesome talents and the movies they worked on.
Before the John Dumelo’s and Yvonne Nelson’s, they were the real deal in acting.
Brew Riverson Junior
Usually played the role of a teacher or scholar. He was my mum’s favorite actor. He is currently a lecturer at the University Of Education, Winneba
She celebrated her 78th birthday last year, she took a break from acting because of illness. Her colleague actors surprised her with a surprise birthday party last year.
He is currently 86 years and still feels young to act. He has setup his own film school to educate young aspiring actors to be great like him. He is mostly noted for his role in “Ultimate Paradise”, a sitcom on Ghanaian television in which he played the role of “Mr. Addision”.
Commonly known as Maame Dokono, she can’t be left out. She was first noted as the host of the kids culture series “By The Fire Side” and later advanced to movies. Her roles were mostly that of a strict, no-nonsense parent. She ventured into politics which wrecked her acting career.
She is mostly known for her role in the series “Ultimate Paradise”. Her fluency in the English language made her excel in the acting business. She is still in business and takes on sensible roles.
She is the modern-day Jackie Appiah, she played tough and love roles in movies in her days.
Popularly known as Jaga Pee, Abeiku was one of the leading actors until an unfortunate situation took him to prison in 1996. He was initially imprisoned for life and was later reduced to two years.
Micki Osei Berko
He came in later with exceptional skills as a braggart which got him one of such roles in the “Taxi Driver” TV series. This got him several roles in TV commercials. He later went to the UK to be a radio presenter. He recently came back to Ghana and is still in business, mostly doing commercials for telecom giant MTN.
Commonly called Idikoko was recently seen in a music video by rapper EL. He mostly played roles as a trickster or played jovial roles in movies.
Fred Amugi was also spotted in EL’s video recently and is still active in very few movies. He mostly played the role of a wicked father.
She did massive during her days and currently directs her own movies. She has performed in a handful of movies recently.
Was popularly called “Sugar Daddy” and was even used for a commercial for a product of the same name. An unfortunate incident happened to him recently which had surgeons amputate one of his legs. This made him nonfunctional and unable to work.
Was last seen in a music video by EL and a couple of TV sitcoms. He is mostly known for his role in the Taxi Driver TV series, in which he played the role of “T.T”, the taxi driver.
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