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Gyearbuor Asante (1941–2000)

Gyearbuor Asante was born on November 4, 1941 in Accra, Ghana. He was an actor, known for Desmond's (1989), Local Hero (1983) and The Dogs of War (1980). He died on August 2, 2000 in Accra. See full bio »


(age 58) in Accra, Ghana

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Known For

Desmond's Matthew
Local Hero
Local Hero Rev Macpherson
The Dogs of War
The Dogs of War Geoffrey


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 1988 Wipe Out (TV Mini-Series)
Kweku Makimbo
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Kweku Makimbo (as Christopher Asante)
 1986 Screenplay (TV Series)
- Drums Along Balmoral Drive (1986) ... Michael (as Christopher Asante)
 1983 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
Rupert Taboro
- Rumpole and the Golden Thread (1983) ... Rupert Taboro (as Christopher Asante)
 1983 Live from Pebble Mill (TV Series)
- Cargo Kings (1983) ... Obode (as Christopher Asante)
 1983 Local Hero
Rev Macpherson (as Christopher Asante)
 1982 Squadron (TV Series)
Mandale Counsel
- Independence Day (1982) ... Mandale Counsel (as Christopher Asante)
 1980 The Dogs of War
Geoffrey (as Christopher Asante)
 1980 Escape (TV Series)
- Banned (1980) ... (as Christopher Asante)
 1980 The Professionals (TV Series)
- Fugitive (1980) ... Quentin (as Christopher Asante)
 1979 Bless Me Father (TV Series)
Mr. Affram
- Father Neil's First Miracle (1979) ... Mr. Affram (as Christopher Asante)
 1979 A Family Affair (TV Mini-Series)
- Adrift (1979) ... Joseph (as Christopher Asante)
- Daytime Wife (1979) ... Joseph (as Christopher Asante)
 1979 Lovely Couple (TV Series)
- Hospital Corners (1979) ... Doctor (as Christopher Asante)
 1979 Hazell (TV Series)
- Hazell Gets the Bird (1979) ... Anderson (as Christopher Asante)
 1979 Strangers (TV Series)
- The Wheeler Dealers (1979) ... Harry (as Christopher Asante)
 1978 Mixed Blessings (TV Series)
Dr. Morgan
- We're Only Trying to Help (1978) ... Dr. Morgan (as Christopher Asante)
 1978 Mind Your Language (TV Series)
Roger Kenyon
- An Inspector Calls (1978) ... Roger Kenyon (as Christopher Asante)
 1977 The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It
African Delegate (as Christopher Asante)
 1977 Space: 1999 (TV Series)
- The Seance Spectre (1977) ... Guard (as Christopher Asante)
 1976 The Expert (TV Series)
Thuo Kamuni
- Hour of the Snake (1976) ... Thuo Kamuni
 1976 Ubu roi (TV Movie)
 1975 Rogue's Rock (TV Series)
- Double Trouble (1975) ... M'Butu (as Christopher Asante)
 1975 Doctor on the Go (TV Series)
- What's Op Doc? (1975) ... Jones (as Christopher Asante)
 1973 Crown Court (TV Series)
Colin Langham
- The Mugging of Arthur Simmons: Part 3 (1973) ... Colin Langham (as Christopher Asante)
- The Mugging of Arthur Simmons: Part 2 (1973) ... Colin Langham (as Christopher Asante)
- The Mugging of Arthur Simmons: Part 1 (1973) ... Colin Langham (as Christopher Asante)
 1972 Adam Smith (TV Series)
- Episode #2.3 (1972) ... Vernon (as Christopher Asante)
 1972 Love Thy Neighbour (TV Series)
The TV Repair Man
- Voodoo (1972) ... The TV Repair Man (as Christopher Asante)
 1972 The Regiment (TV Series)
- Dragon's Teeth (1972) ... Victor (as Christopher Asante)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Christopher Asante


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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After his return to his native country in 1995, Asante was named Ghana's Cultural Ambassador for Services to Acting. See more »

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