Sad news hit the entertainment industry of Ghana as it is reported that a veteran actor, Emmanuel Kojo Dadson dies at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital after a short illness.
He was actually born in 1950s and had 68 years alive in Ghana.
Truely, he died at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital on Tuesday, February 9, while undergoing kidney dialysis.
Kojo Dadson, who gained fame for his role in productions such as “Home Sweet Home” had been recovering from a stroke he suffered in 2012 and which kept him in wheelchair-bound for eight years.
His brother, Pa John Dadson, well known in
the arts and entertainment scene said he died exactly two weeks after his beloved wife passed away.
According to Pa John, his brother suddenly became weak a week ago and was dehydrated. He was admitted at the Ridge Hospital where he was put on drips and they run several tests on him and later transferred him to Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.
In fact, one actor who has been making waves on our screen and making our Friday evening an interesting one on the popular TV series “Home Sweet Home” is Emmanuel Kojo Dadson.
He was born in the 50’s on Monday to the late Mr. E.K Dadson and Mrs. Beatrice
Dadson at Tarkwa. His father was a politician turned businessman who
established a company by name Ocean Fisheries in Tema.
He was the second out of 7 siblings. He became popular on the screen through a T.V series called “Kotokoraba Street” produced by Village Communications.
Talking about the brain behind the establishment of BG Institute, an acting school at Circle, he disclosed that it has being his dream to raise the standard of actors in the country.
The institute will not only train people in film acting but also in singing, dancing and modeling as well.
Sharing his views on Ghanaian movies being dominated by witchcraft and
occultism, he thought Ghanaians enjoy it and producers are making money out of the movies.
He had thoughts that the movie industry has a future.
By Alex Konlan, GhanaNewsPrime.com