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ENTERTAINMENT: Veteran Actor, Fred Amugi Is 72-Yrs Today


Ghanaian Veteran Actor, Fred Nii Amugi is celebrating his 72nd birthday today.


He was born at Teshie, a community in Accra on 5 November 1948.


He attended Broaks basic and Junior high School and then attended Takoradi Senior High School and Nungua Senior High school after which he enrolled at the University of Ghana, Legon where he did a Certificate in Supplies and Materials Management.


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He joined the civil service for thirty-three years and served as Acting Director of Supply in Ghana's Ministry of Finance.


The Ghanaian born veteran actor is best known for his roles in Holby City, Beasts of No Nation, and The Cursed Ones.


Amugi began his acting career in 1970 in Drama and Documentaries until 1985 when he starred in his first movie "Opinto".


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The television series brought him into the limelight.


He rose to prominence for his role in the 1985 television series "Opinto".


Amugi has appeared in numerous movie roles, including local Ghanaian movies, Shoe Shine Boy (2013), Nyame Bekyere 1&2 (2015), Menua Paa Nie (2016), Housekeepers (2016) among others.


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His first international role came in 2005 when he played the character Kwame Attakora in the BBC drama Holby City.


He later starred in the Netflix 2015 movie, Beasts of No Nation as "Pastor".


Amugi played the character Pastor Uchebo in the 2015 British award-winning movie "The Cursed Ones".


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