Akosua Busia

Actor, Screenwriter
The origin of Akosua Busia's acting career goes back to when she was just 13 years old. Busia's early acting career mostly consisted of roles in various films, such as the Michael Caine adventure "Ashanti" (1979), the ... Read more »
Born: 12/30/1966 in Ghana

Filmography

Actor (23)

Tears of the Sun 2003 (Movie)

Patience (Actor)

ER 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ill Gotten Gains 1997 (Movie)

Fey (Actor)

Mad City 1997 (Movie)

Diane (Actor)

Rosewood 1997 (Movie)

Jewel (Actor)

Larry McMurtry's Dead Man's Walk 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Saxo 1988 (Movie)

Puppet (Actor)

The Seventh Sign 1988 (Movie)

Penny (Actor)

Babies Having Babies 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Crossroads 1986 (Movie)

Lila Lafontaine (Actor)

Low Blow 1986 (Movie)

Karma (Actor)

Native Son 1986 (Movie)

Bessie (Actor)

The Insiders 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

A.D. 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

The Color Purple 1985 (Movie)

Nettie (Actor)

Young Lives 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

The Final Terror 1980 (Movie)

Vanessa (Actor)

Ashanti 1979 (Movie)

Senoufo Girl (Actor)

A Special Friendship (TV Show)

Actor

Badge of the Assassin (TV Show)

Actor

Brother Future (TV Show)

Actor

Louisiana (TV Show)

Actor

The George McKenna Story (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

The origin of Akosua Busia's acting career goes back to when she was just 13 years old. Busia's early acting career mostly consisted of roles in various films, such as the Michael Caine adventure "Ashanti" (1979), the horror film "The Final Terror" (1981) with John Friedrich and the Danny Glover dramatic adaptation "The Color Purple" (1985). She had a part on the television special "Young Lives" (1980-81). She also was featured in the miniseries "Louisiana" (1984-85) and "A.D." (1984-85). She kept working in film throughout the eighties, starring in the drama "Crossroads" (1986) with Ralph Macchio, "Low Blow" (1986) and "Native Son" (1986). During the latter part of her career, she tackled roles in the thriller "The Seventh Sign" (1988) with Demi Moore, the dramatic period piece "Rosewood" (1997) with Jon Voight and the crime feature "Mad City" (1997) with Dustin Hoffman. She also appeared in the adventurous drama "Ill Gotten Gains" (1997) with Mario Gardner. Busia most recently acted in "Tears of the Sun" (2003) with Bruce Willis. Busia was married to John Singleton and had one child.

Relationships

John Singleton Actor

Husband
Married on October 12, 1996 filed for divorce on April 15, 1997 divorced on June 15, 1997 worked together on "Rosewood"

Hadar Singleton

Daughter
born on April 3, 1997

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