Heritage Africa actor Charles Bucknor has reportedly passed. The icon he was, tributes have poured in from everywhere, including loved ones and industry stakeholders as JOT Agyeman and Silver Rain producer Juliet Asante.
The tributes recounted his outstanding life and contribution to Ghana’s film industry over an extensive and illustrious career.
Born in Cape Coast in 1953, he is a former Director of Television at the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, and was CEO at Focal Point Ltd. Besides starring in Kwaw Ansah’s Heritage Africa (1989), he also acted in Juliet Asante’s Silver Rain, African Timber (1989), Run Baby Run(2007), Elmina, and African Timber (2011).
Here’s a compilation of some of the tributes that have come in so far:
Sir Roger Moore passes on, Mr Kofi Bucknor also takes a bow!
Heaven Knows Where We’re Going!
— KMJ On HITZ FM ?? (@KMJonAIR) May 23, 2017
— Sparrow Productions (@SparrowProFilms) May 23, 2017
— DJ BLACK (@djblack) May 23, 2017