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Date of Birth 22 December 1954Accra, Ghana
Birth NameHugh Antony Kobna Quarshie
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Hugh Quarshie was born on December 22, 1954 in Accra, Ghana as Hugh Antony Kobna Quarshie. He is an actor and director, known for Holby City (1999), Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) and Highlander (1986). He is married to Annika Sundström.

Spouse (1)

Annika Sundström (? - present)

Trivia (4)

Member of The Royal Shakespeare Company
He has openly refused to play Othello, because he finds the role demeaning for a black person to play.
Two children with Annika Sundström: Maya (b. 1990) and Freya (b. 1995)
He was awarded the 1986 London Critics Circle Theatre Award for Best Actor for his performance in The Great White Hope.

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