#3:. Lydia Forson (Actress, Film Producer)
Lydia Forson (born 1984) is an award winning Ghanaian actress, writer, and producer. In 2010 she won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
She was Born in Mankessim, Ghana, Lydia Forson received her early life education at Wilmore Elementary school in Kentucky, US. At the age of nine, she relocated from the United States to Ghana where she continued her formative education at Akosombo International School. She also attended St. Louis Secondary School, Kumasi where she completed her senior secondary school education. She graduated from the University of Ghana where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Information Studies.
Lydia Forson’s acting career started with a cameo role in Hotel St. James (2005), Run Baby Run (2006), Different Shades of Blue (2007) and a stint in the reality show The Next Movie Star in Nigeria (2007).