Mercy Asiedu

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Mercy Asiedu (born 9 May 1971)[1] is a Ghanaian veteran actress who has contributed to the growth of the movie industry.[1][2][3] She is known for the role she played in Concert Party and Asoreba.[4][5] She is known as being one of the popular Kumawood actresses starring in several roles in the 2000's.[6]

Career[edit]

She began acting when she was a teenager, as part of the Kristo Asafor Concert Party group. She is known for the controversial roles she has played in movies.[7] She has acted in several Kumawood movies, movies from Kumasi produced in the local dialect of the Akans, Twi.[8][9]

Personal life[edit]

On 2 April 2017, got married to Nana Agyemang Badu Duah, a Chief of Kunsu in the Ahafo Ano South District in the Ashanti Region.[1][10][11] She has three children, two sons and a daughter.[12][13]

Politics[edit]

In September 2016, she endorsed the Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.[14] In July 2016, she came out to say that she would curse anyone to made claims that she had collected money to campaign for the then ruling National Democratic Congress.[15]

Filmography[edit]

  • Obaakofou
  • Sumsum Aware
  • Kakra Yebedie
  • Agya Koo Trotro
  • Ghana Yonko
  • Emaa doduo Kunu
  • Divine Prayer
  • Obi Yaa
  • Sama Te fie
  • Old Soldier

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Abedu-Kennedy, Dorcas (2020-07-11). "10 photos of Mercy Asiedu that show that age is just a number". Adomonline.com. Retrieved 2021-04-14.
  2. Serwaa, Adwoa (2014-11-20). Graphic Showbiz: Issue 946 November 20-23, 2014. Graphic Communications Group. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  3. Dadson, Nanabanyin (2011-01-06). Graphic Showbiz: Issue 656 January 6-12 2011. Graphic Communications Group. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  4. Asumadu (2016-05-10). "Mercy Asiedu celebrates birthday as a Queen". News Ghana. Retrieved 2021-04-14.
  5. Owusu-Amoah, Gifty (22 June 2019). "New season of Concert Party starts June 23,2019". Graphic Online. Retrieved 14 April 2021. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  6. "Mercy Asiedu, Other Kumawood Actors Clash On United Showbiz With Nana Ama McBrown". Peacefmonline.com - Ghana news. Retrieved 2021-04-14.
  7. "Mercy Asiedu welcomes first child with husband after 3 years of marriage". www.ghanaweb.com. 2020-10-24. Retrieved 2020-11-22.
  8. "Kumkum Bhagya not a threat to Kumawood - Mercy Asiedu". GhanaWeb. 2016-07-12. Retrieved 2021-04-14.
  9. "Lilwin, Mercy Asiedu and others star in new movie 'Yi Wani'". GhanaWeb. 2016-06-18. Retrieved 2021-04-14.
  10. Mensah, Jeffrey (2021-02-16). "Mercy Asiedu flaunts handsome husband in loved-up photo; McBrown, Awuni shout". Yen.com.gh - Ghana news. Retrieved 2021-04-14.
  11. "Photo: Mercy Asiedu and hubby celebrate 4th wedding anniversary". Pulse Ghana. 2021-04-03. Retrieved 2021-04-14.
  12. "Mercy Asiedu flaunts her adorable son on social media for the first time". The Independent Ghana. 2020-03-11. Retrieved 2021-04-14.
  13. Mensah, Jeffrey (2020-07-09). "Photos of Kumawood actress Mercy Asiedu's only daughter pop up". Yen.com.gh - Ghana news. Retrieved 2021-04-14.
  14. "Kumawood's Mercy Asiedu endorses Nana Addo". GhanaWeb. 2016-09-29. Retrieved 2021-04-14.
  15. "I'll curse anyone who says I'm for NDC – Mercy Asiedu". GhanaWeb. 2016-06-14. Retrieved 2021-04-14.


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