Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Madam Catherine Afeku has unveiled internationally acclaimed Hollywood actor, Boris Kodjoe as the Ambassador of Film for Ghana.
Unveiling him to the press at a meeting in her office, the Tourism MinisterÂ after eulogizing him for being a brand and icon, as him to take up the position and promote Ghana films.
Without hesitation, Boris Kodjoe accepted the appointmentÂ sayingÂ â€œIâ€™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”.
Known in real life as Boris Frederic Cecil Tay-Natey Ofuatey-Kodjoe, Mr Kodjoe, is an Australian-born actor of German and Ghanaian descent.
He is popularÂ 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.