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




33% 69% Tears of the Sun Patience (Character) $43.4M 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ill Gotten Gains Fey (Character) - 1998
78% 71% Beloved Writer (Screenplay) $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
56% 25% Native Son Bessie (Character) $374.6K 1986
No Score Yet 54% The George McKenna Story Cynthia Byers (Character) - 1986
No Score Yet 15% Low Blow Karma (Character) - 1986
81% 94% The Color Purple Nettie (Character) $93.4M 1985
33% 24% The Final Terror Vanessa (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Warp Speed Unknown (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Carnivore Vanessa (Character) - 1981


No Score Yet 80% 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 98% Knight Rider Unknown (Guest Star) 1983


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