Ekow Blankson, a veteran actor, has reportedly passed away.

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On Monday, October 3, 2022, news of the renowned actor’s demise was broken.His family has not yet commented on the actor’s passing.

Until his death, he was the Commercial Manager of Ghanaweb.He was also  the Director of Brands and Corporate Communications at Media General.

Popular actor Ekow Blankson appeared in a number of films, including Borga, Frozen Emotion, Savannah, In April, Checkmate, Illusions, A Woman Scorned, and Pool Party.He holds Masters in Fine Arts and a Diploma in Theatre Arts (Drama) from University of Ghana, Legon

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Additionally, Mr. Blankson received a marketing certificate from the Heineken Global Commerce University in Amsterdam.

Before his passing, Ekow Blankson claimed that he began performing and engaging in other creative pursuits in primary 2.

On the Y Leaderboard Series with Rev. Erskine, Ekow shared, “I realized that I found myself enjoying the creative arts more and it has lived with me ever since the days of class two all the way to Adisadel College to the university and it is still with me.”

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The actor related a fascinating story about how his older brother used to criticise him for participating in school-sponsored cultural events back in the day.

However, that did not prevent him from pursuing his passion. He continued by saying that despite having the choice to study law at the university, he decided to improve his creative arts abilities.

“My elder brother used to beat me a lot because I did not know how to play football.

I was mostly with my mother in the kitchen but one thing I was doing which my brother didn’t like was cultural performances in school. I was getting involved in cultural performances, poetry and drama and he didn’t like it.”

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The actor says that he doesn’t regret following his passion. He has learned a lot from his experiences in the creative arts business, on his part.

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