Vertical
 Kojo Dadson

Kojo Dadson

A Pioneer of Ghanaian Cinema

1953

Birth
01 July 1953

Birth

Kojo Dadson was born in 1953 in the Western Region of Ghana to E.K. Dadson, a prominent businessman and politician, and Beatrice Dadson, a retired beautician.

1960

Education
28 November 1960

Education

Growing up in Ghana, he attended Achimota Primary School before moving to London with his siblings at the age of eight. It was there that he continued his education, setting the stage for his future endeavors in the performing arts.

1961

A Trailblazing Career
01 July 1961

A Trailblazing Career

Dadson's talent and passion for acting shone through in his performances. He gained widespread recognition for his role in the popular television series "Home Sweet Home," which became a household name across Ghana. Additionally, his notable appearances in productions such as "Sun City," "Run Baby Run," "Hotel St. James," and "Doctor Love" further solidified his status as a prominent figure in the Ghanaian entertainment industry.

1970

Legacy
01 July 1970

Legacy

Kojo Dadson's versatility as an actor, producer, composer, and director demonstrated his multifaceted approach to storytelling and creativity. His impact on Ghanaian cinema cannot be overstated. Dadson's filmography also includes memorable works like "Love Brewed in An African Pot," "Location Africa," and others.

2012

Challenges and Resilience
01 July 2012

Challenges and Resilience

In August 2012, tragedy struck when Dadson suffered a stroke while on set. However, his resilience and determination drove him to recover and return to the world of music. Dadson formed the band "Black Generation," showcasing his versatility and artistic prowess beyond acting. His passion for the arts never wavered, even in the face of adversity.

2021

The Final Chapter
01 February 2021

The Final Chapter

Sadly, in February 2021, two weeks after the death of his wife, Kojo Dadson passed away at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital while undergoing dialysis for kidney disease. His departure marked the end of an era, leaving behind a legacy that continues to inspire aspiring actors and filmmakers in Ghana and beyond.

Similar Timelines to Explore

Expolore similar timelines on Timepath and dive deeper into the subject of Kojo Dadson. Your journey through connected events and stories starts here. Missed something? We would love to hear your suggestions for additional timelines.