As one of the most prominent and accomplished names in the Ghanaian movie industry, it is impossible to discuss the Ghanaian movie industry without mentioning Fred Amugi.
Despite his varied roles, Fred Amugi is most noted for his roles in Judgement Day, Holby City, Beasts of No Nation, and The Cursed Ones.
In 1985, he became famous for his role in the television series “Opinto”.
In this article, ghlinks.com.gh dives into the career and profile of this veteran actor.
Date of Birth
Born on 5th November 1948, Fred Amugi was raised in Teshie, a suburb in the Greater Accra region.
Currently, the actor is 72 years old.
Fred received his basic schooling at Broaks Basic and Junior High Schools.
He attended Nungua Senior High School for his secondary school education and the University of Ghana for his tertiary education.
Frederick Amugi holds a Certificate in Materials and Supplies Management from the University of Ghana. He later served as the Acting Director of Supply for the Ministry of Finance of Ghana.
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In 1970 Fred Amugi started starring in dramas and documentaries until 1985, when he appeared in his first movie, “Opinto”.
The movie won him a lot of accolades that led him to star in other dramas and films.
His filmography includes numerous Ghanaian films and films from other countries.
The following are some of his top films; Shoe Shine Boy (2013), Nyame Bekyere 1&2 (2015), Menua Paa Nie (2016), Housekeepers (2016) among others.
His first international role was in Holby City, a BBC drama in 2005 as the character Kwame Attakora.
He also starred in the Netflix-exclusive Hollywood movie, Beast of No Nation in 2015, in addition to his role in BBC drama Holby boy.
He played the role of a “pastor” in the movie. The Cursed Ones, a 2015 British award-winning movie, starred Amugi as Pastor Uchebo.
He has also appeared in movies such as African Timber 1989, Kofi Nkrabea, Welcome Home, Nyame Bekyere 1 & 2, That Day, Menua Paa Nie, Beautiful Ruins, and Housekeepers.
A number of factors make it difficult to determine the exact value of Fred Amugi’s net worth, however, the actor is an A-list actor in his country and one of the highest-paid actors.
In addition, he serves as the Acting Director – Supply Management at Ghana’s Ministry of Finance.
The actor is a wealthy and successful actor and civil servant who has a lot of money to spend on anything he wants.
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