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Hollywood whom you may not have known are of Ghanaian descent.

The Hollywood dream has become more realistic for Africans ever since actors from Africa started featuring in Hollywood blockbuster movies.

Ghana has been well represented in Hollywood as well with some actors of Ghanaian descent snatching major Hollywood roles.

The latest has been Ghana’s own Abraham Atta who stared in Spider-man: Homecoming.

Idris Elba

Idris is half Ghanaian, half Sierra Leonean with his Ghanaian side coming from his mother. He has starred in many Hollywood movies including the latest hit movie “Takers” which featured a lot of musicians and Hollywood stars. He also played the role of Mandela in the movie “Long Walk To Freedom.”


 Idrissa Akuna Elba OBE is an English actor, writer, producer, musician, DJ, rapper, and singer.
 He is known for roles including Stringer Bell in the HBO series The Wire, DCI John Luther in the BBC One series Luther, and Nelson Mandela in the biographical film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
Born-day: 6 September 1972 (age 47 years), London Borough of Hackney, London, United Kingdom click more read history wikipedia
Boris Kodjoe

Boris Kodjoe just like Edris Elba is no stranger to most Ghanaian.
Born and raised in Germany, Boris is half Ghanaian, half German who starred in the American series, “Soul Food” which made him popular. He also featured in the movie, “Love and Basketball”.
He’s appeared in many other high budget Hollywood movies since then.

Boris Frederic Cecil Tay-Natey Ofuatey-Kodjoe better known as Boris Kodjoe, is an Austrian-born actor of German and Ghanaian descent known for his roles as Kelby in the 2002 film Brown Sugar, the sports-courier agent Damon Carter on the Showtime drama series Soul Food, and a recurring character on FOX's The Last Man on Earth. He currently co-stars on BET's Real Husbands of Hollywood and the Grey's Anatomy spin-off, Station 19. more history wikipedia
Born-day: 8 March 1973 (age 46 years), Vienna, Austria



Peter Mensah


Well for those of you who might not know him, he’s the messenger in the movie, “300” who was thrown into the well by the Spartan King after delivering his message. 
He’s also starred in the series Spartacus as the eldest slave in the house of Batista. He has also featured in many high budget Hollywood movies such as, Tears of the Sun, Hidalgo, Dead Space and Starz. He’s a Ghanaian born in the UK.
Peter Mensah is a Ghanaian-British actor, best known for his roles in the films Tears of the Sun, Hidalgo, 300, and television series such as Starz's Spartacus: Blood and Sand, Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, and Spartacus: Vengeance.
Born-day: 27 August 1959 (age 60 years), Chira, Ghana

Joey Ansah


Joey Ansah is the cousin of M3nsa of Fokn Boiz duo. He starred in Hollywood movies like “The Borne Ultimatum”, Street Fighter: Assassin’s fist and “Batman Begins”.

Joey Ansah is a British actor, director and martial artist best known for his roles in The Bourne Ultimatum and Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist. More History Wikipedia
Born-day: 24 November 1982 (age 36 years), London, United Kingdom

Akosua Busia

Akosua Gyamama Busia is a Ghanaian actress, film director and songwriter who lives in the U.K.
Akosua Busia was born on December 30, 1966 as Akosua Gyamama Busia.
 She is an actress, known for The Color Purple (1985), Tears of the Sun (2003) and The Seventh Sign (1988).

Akosua Gyamama Busia is a Ghanaian actress, film director, author and songwriter who lives in the EU. Busia is best known for her role as Nettie Harris in the 1985 film The Color Purple alongside Whoopi Goldberg. more history Wikipedia
Born-day: 30 December 1966 (age 52 years), Ghana

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