Akosua Gyamama Busia, the daughter of Kofi Abrefa Busia, who was prime minister of the Republic of Ghana (from 1969 to 1972) and also the prince of the royal family of Wenchi is a Ghanaian actress, film director, author and songwriter who lives in the U.K. She was born on 30 December 1966 and is famous for her role as Nettie Harris in the 1985 film The Color Purple alongside Whoopi Goldberg.
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Other roles she has played are as Jewel in John Singleton’s Rosewood (1997), and as Patience in Antoine Fuqua’s Tears of the Sun (2003). Akosua got married to John Singleton in 1996 and they divorced in 1997. She also have an elder sister Abena Busia who’s a poet and academic, an associate professor in English at Rutgers University.