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 Minister after eulogizing him for being a brand and icon, as him to take up the position and promote Ghana films.

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Without hesitation, Boris Kodjoe 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”.

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 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.

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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.