There are many entertainers over the globe doing incredibly well paying little mind to any conditions that comes in the way. Receiving all the recognition everywhere throughout the world as an actor is no joke but a serious stuff. It accompanies bunches of hardwork, devotion and connections and I can categorically state that Akosua Busia is one these top actress the world can flaunt. The jack of all trades is a Ghanaian actress, movie executive, writer and songwriter.
She has been casted in such a large number of universal films including the one that shot her to fame in 1985 “The Color Purple” and has done as such with numerous worldwide famous on-screen characters like Whoopi Goldberg. Akosua Busia has been acting since 1979 but 1985 was her prosperity year after she did “The Color Purple” at that time.
The 53 year old is the daughter of Ghana’s ex-leader Kofi Abrefa Busia who was additionally a fine government official. Abrefa Busia was the premiere of the Republic of Ghana somewhere in the range of 1969 and 1972. Akosua Busia’s acting ability didn’t simply come by accident but during her high school ages, she immediately acknowledged her talent when she was a student at London’s Central School of Speech and Drama on scholarship.
Her enthusiasm was so extraordinary, thus she joined the acting gathering and had her first job as Juliet in “Romio and Juliet” at the Oxford University. Creative arts is perhaps in the genes of the Busia family as Akosua’s sister Abena Busia, is also a peoet and academic and a professor in English at Rutgers University. For as far back as two years, Abena Busia has been the Ghanaian ambassador to Brazil. Watching Akosua Busia’s movies is basically amazing as she conveys all jobs expertly and delightfully.
Busia’s film jobs incorporate a remarkable exhibition as Bessie in a 1986 film adjustment of Richard Wright’s epic Native Son (with Geraldine Page and Matt Dillon. She likewise featured in Hard Lessons close by Denzel Washington and Lynn Whitfield in 1986. She has featured in numerous motion pictures including, New Jack City, Courtroom Spectator, Uncredited, Rosewood, Jewel, Mad City, Diane, Tears of the Sun, Patience and numerous others.
All these films were altogether made in a space of 23 years. Busia played Nettie (inverse Danny Glover and Whoopi Goldberg) in Steven Spielberg’s 1985 The Color Purple, adjusted from Alice Walker’s tale of a similar title, as Ruth in Badge of the Assassin (1985), as Jewel in John Singleton’s Rosewood (1997), and as Patience in Antoine Fuqua’s Tears of the Sun (2003).
Aside from the above honors, Akosua Busia is additionally a writer and a movie executive who has composed such a significant number of books and movies with other incredible entertainers including the novel “The Seasons of Beento Blackbird, Toni Morrison’s 1987 novel Beloved for the 1998 movie adaptation of a similar name coordinated by Jonathan Demme. Obviously, she can’t do all these without writing a film for her father, Kofi Abrefa.
In 2008, she delightfully coordinated a film “The Prof. A Man Remembered. Life, Vision and Legacy of K.A. Busia” – and this was a beautiful movie by all standards. Akosua Busia took a break from every entertainment for a very long time and came back to acting in 2016 with a blast in the “off-Broadway and Broadway generation of Danai Gurira’s play “Overshadowed”, which featured one of the finest actress, Lupita Nyong’o. For her incredible performance in off-Broadway, she got an Obie Award for Distinguished Performer as Rita.