Actor Ekow Blankson dies aged 50

Actor Ekow Blankson dies aged 50

By: Henrietta Afful 

Veteran Ghanaian actor, Ekow Blankson, is reported dead. He died in the early hours of Monday, October 3, 2022 at a hospital in Tema surrounded by his family.

He was 50.

Circumstances surrounding his death remain unclear and scanty but Social Media is awash with tributes to the late actor.

‘Life is someway and what a way it is…Your watch has ended Sir Ekow Blankson – Rest easy in the bosom of the Lord” GTV’s Jay Garbrah tweeted;

Until his death, he was the Commercial Manager of Ghanaweb. In a Tweet, the company said Mr. Blankson’s “inputs, dedication and presence will be greatly missed. Rest in perfect peace Ekow Blankson.”

The actor won the admiration of many for his roles in a number of movies such as “Borga, Frozen Emotion, Savannah, In April, Checkmate, Illusions, A Woman Scorned, Pool Party and Famous.”

Reactions from celebrities

Following news of the passing of the actor many celebrities took to their social media platforms to mourn.

Actor Prince David Osei said he was heartbroken.

Actor and farmer John Dumelo wrote; “RIP Mr Ekow Blankson. Rest well sir.”


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