Akosua Busia is a Ghanaian actress based in the U.S.. The daughter of Kofi Abrefa Busia, the ex-prime minister of the Republic of Ghana, Akosua is a princess of the Royal Family of Wenchi, a subgroup of the Ashanti. She was educated at the University of Oxford, England.
Her film roles include a notable performance as Nettie in Steven Spielberg's The Color Purple (1985). In 1994 she married the American film-maker John Singleton, with whom she has a daughter Hader. They divorced in 1997.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
Akosua Busia Facts
|Birth Name||Akosua Cyamama Busia|
|Birthday||December 30, 1966 (55)|
|The Color Purple|
|George McKenna Story|
|The Seventh Sign|
|Ill Gotten Gains|
|Badge of the Assassin|