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David Kwame Dontoh

David Kwame Dontoh

David Kwame Dontoh affectionately called Uncle David, "Ghanaman" and "Kofi Abranteɛ" (Kofi Gentleman), is a veteran Ghanaian actor and television personality.

1964

Early years
16 June 1964

Early years

Gyegyeano, a neighborhood of Cape Coast in Ghana's Central Region, is where David Dontoh was born. His father was a professor, author, and agricultural officer with expertise in raising animals and growing vegetables. Elizabeth Victoria Ackon Green (Efua Beduwa), his mother, worked as a fishmonger.

1984

Education
05 June 1984

Education

David Dontoh, born in Ghana's Central Region, received his elementary education in Cape Coast, Winneba, and Abakrampa. He studied poetry, physics, and English. After winning the Best Actor Award, Grace Omaboe encouraged him to pursue formal theater and drama training. He specialized in playwriting and graduated from the School of Performing Arts at the University of Ghana in Drama and Theatre between 1985 and 1988.

1991

Award Winning Performances
12 June 1991

Award Winning Performances

David Dontoh has earned several honors for his acting, including the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2012 Ghana Movie Awards and the Best Actor in a Supporting Role award at the 1991 Ghana Movie Awards for his part in the movie "Heritage Africa."

2018

Continuing Career in Acting
12 June 2018

Continuing Career in Acting

In Ghana and other African nations, David Dontoh is still acting in movies and television programs. In addition, he directs and writes plays for the theater.

2023

Personal life
20 June 2023

Personal life

Rebecca Dontoh is the wife of David Dontoh. Two of the couple's three children are Jojo and Ewurama. While they were both cast members of the well-known theater group "Obra," there are rumors that he dated Grace Omaboe (Maame Dokono) for nearly four years. The majority of Obra episodes frequently portrayed the couple as husband and wife. The on-screen couple's excellent chemistry and mutual understanding have always been apparent to viewers.

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