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      Akosua Busia

      Akosua Busia

      Highest Rated: 87% Rosewood (1997)

      Lowest Rated: 15% The Seventh Sign (1988)

      Birthday: Dec 30, 1966

      Birthplace: Ghana

      The origin of Akosua Busia's acting career goes back to when she was just 13 years old. Busia's early acting career mostly consisted of roles in various films, such as the Michael Caine adventure "Ashanti" (1979), the horror film "The Final Terror" (1981) with John Friedrich and the Danny Glover dramatic adaptation "The Color Purple" (1985). She had a part on the television special "Young Lives" (1980-81). She also was featured in the miniseries "Louisiana" (1984-85) and "A.D." (1984-85). She kept working in film throughout the eighties, starring in the drama "Crossroads" (1986) with Ralph Macchio, "Low Blow" (1986) and "Native Son" (1986). During the latter part of her career, she tackled roles in the thriller "The Seventh Sign" (1988) with Demi Moore, the dramatic period piece "Rosewood" (1997) with Jon Voight and the crime feature "Mad City" (1997) with Dustin Hoffman. She also appeared in the adventurous drama "Ill Gotten Gains" (1997) with Mario Gardner. Busia most recently acted in "Tears of the Sun" (2003) with Bruce Willis. Busia was married to John Singleton and had one child.

      Highest rated movies

      Rosewood poster
      Rosewood
      The Color Purple poster
      The Color Purple
      Native Son poster
      Native Son
      Tears of the Sun poster
      Tears of the Sun
      The Final Terror poster
      The Final Terror
      The Seventh Sign poster
      The Seventh Sign

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      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      34% 69% Tears of the Sun Patience (Character) $43.4M 2003
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Ill Gotten Gains Fey (Character) - 1998
      71% 71% Beloved Screenwriter $22.8M 1998
      87% 83% Rosewood Jewel (Character) $13.1M 1997
      No Score Yet 50% Brother Future Caroline (Character) - 1991
      15% 49% The Seventh Sign Penny Washburn (Character) $16.5M 1988
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Special Friendship Mary Bowser (Character) - 1987
      50% 25% Native Son Bessie (Character) $374.6K 1986
      No Score Yet 56% The George McKenna Story Cynthia Byers (Character) - 1986
      No Score Yet 21% Low Blow Karma (Character) - 1986
      76% 94% The Color Purple Nettie (Character) $93.4M 1985
      33% 25% The Final Terror Vanessa (Character) - 1983
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Warp Speed Unknown (Character) - 1981
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Carnivore Vanessa (Character) - 1981

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet 84% ER Kobe Ikabo (Guest Star) 1999
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Highway to Heaven Vanessa Livingston (Guest Star) 1987
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fall Guy Unknown (Guest Star) 1983
      No Score Yet 89% Knight Rider Unknown (Guest Star) 1983