Veteran Ghanaian Actor, Waakye Passes On

Veteran Ghanaian Actor, Waakye Passes On (News Central TV)

Veteran Kumawood actor, Prince Yawson, popularly known as Waakye, has died. The 52-year-old actor passed on in the early hours of August 2, 2022 at the 37 Military Hospital after a prolonged illness.

His death was announced by his colleague veteran actor, Bob Smith Jnr (Diaboloman) who was inconsolable.

His demise, third Kumawood star to transition in just a month comes after actors Ice kenkey, Patrick Safo and Nana Osei Tutu passed away.

Waakye was said to have been battling stroke after a photo of him on a hospital bed went viral in 2013.

He however seemed to have recovered and found his purpose as an ordained Reverend minister in April 2021.

He attended a Bible school in Accra for his new religious role after he officially bowed out of the movie industry.

Waakye rose to fame in the early 2000s after starring in home movies including Diabolo, Babina and popular sitcom, Chorkor


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