Actor Boris Kodjoe appointed film Ambassador for Ghana


Hollywood hunk, Boris Kodjoe has been appointed Ambassador of film for the former Gold Coast.
Announcing this on Wednesday, the country’s Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Madam Catherine Afeku said asides Kodjoe being of Ghana descent, he is a brand and icon, and would really help in positioning and promoting Ghana films to the outside world.
The thespian, who was born in Australia to a German mother and Ghanaian father quickly accepted the appointment saying “I’m honoured to be the ambassador for my nation, but to achieve results it must be a team effort so I am looking forward to working together with all stakeholders".
Kodjoe is popular 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 was a recurring character on FOX's The Last Man on Earth.
He currently co-stars on BET's Real Husbands of Hollywood and on the CBS medical drama Code Black.
Kodjoe was born in Vienna, Austria, the son of Ursula, a German psychologist of partially Jewish descent, and Eric Kodjoe, a Ghanaian physician who is a Krobo.



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