Wednesday , February 21 2024

Veteran Actors Who Rocked Our TVs Back In The Day

Growing up in Ghana, we had very little exciting content to watch.

Programs like By The Fire Side, Akan Drama, Fun Times were our only options. TV was generally boring but these stars you are about to see made our childhood great with their movies.

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. Brew Riverson Jnr. is currently a lecturer at the University Of Education, Winneba.

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Grace Nortey

She celebrated her 78th birthday last year, she took a break from acting because of illness. Her colleague actors surprised her with a birthday partylast year.

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George Williams

He is currently 87 years and still feels young to act. He has setup his own film school to educate aspiring actors. He is mostly noted for his role in“Ultimate Paradise”, a sitcom on Ghanaian television in which he played the role of “Mr. Addision”.

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Grace Omaboe

Popularly known as Maame Dokono, is known for hosting kids culture series “By The Fire Side”, she later went into movies. Her roles were mostly that of a strict, no-nonsense parent. She ventured into politics which wrecked her acting career.

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Rama Brew

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.

Rama Brew

 

Nat Banini

Nat Banini is one of the notable veteran actors we can never forget. He is no more in the acting business. Nat Banini currently lives in the USA with his family.

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Edinam Atatsi

It’s impossible to forget Edinam Atatsi, she used to be the “it” girl in movies back in the day.

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Abeiku Nyame

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, his sentence was later reduced to two years.

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Prince Yawson

Popularly called “Waakye”, was known for his comedic roles in movies. He was recently seen as a driver in “Chorkor Trotro”, a TV sitcom co-starring Funny Face.

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Albert Kuvodu

Known for the saying “Davi oooo Davi” a line he used in one of his movies. Albert usually played rascal roles. The last time we saw him was in a TV series called “Fresh Trouble”.

Albert Kuvodu

 

Micki Osei Berko – Dada Boat

He came into the movie scene with his exceptional skills as a braggart which got him one of such roles in “Taxi Driver” TV series. This got him several roles in TV commercials. He later traveled to the UK to be a radio presenter.

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Eunice Banini

She has been playing “tough girl” roles in movies for ages and is still playing such roles in the popular “Efiewura” TV series. She’s one of the longest-running Ghanaian movie stars who is still very active.

Eunice Banini

 

Augustine Abbey

Commonly called “Idikoko” was recently seen in a music video of rapper EL. He mostly played the role of a trickster or played jovial roles in movies.

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Fred Amugi

Fred Amugi was also spotted in EL’s music video recently and is still very active as an actor. He has recently played top roles in several movies.

Fred Amugi

 

Akorfa-Adjeni Asiedu

She did massive during her days and currently directs/produces her own movies. She has performed in a handful of movies recently as an actor.

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McJordan Amartey

Was popularly called “Sugar Daddy” and was even used for a commercial of a product of the same name. An unfortunate incident happened to him recently which had surgeons amputate one of his legs. This made him incapacitated and unable to work full time.

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Emmanuel Armah

He was excellent at portraying the affluent lifestyle. He was active until he wasn’t seen in movies anymore.

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Psalm Adjetefio

Was last seen in a music video of 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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Joojo Mills Robertson

Even though he was recently known for his role in Efiewura, he is one of the pioneers of the Ghana entertainment scene. He currently resides in the USA.

Joojo Mills Robertson

 

Belinda Naa Ode Aku

Popular called Adwoa Smart is still very active in TV sitcoms. She’s one of the pioneers of the Ghanaian movie scene.

Adwoa Smart

 

We know we couldn’t mention them all and have forgotten many names, do you remember any of the veterans we forgot to mention and are still alive? Leave their names in the comment box below. We will add it to the list.

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