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Lydia Forson | Ghana | Positive Change & Advocacy

Actress | Writer | Activist | Entrepreneur | Founder: @kinkymatters @unapologethick @thecorefc


Lydia Forson, a multifaceted Ghanaian talent, wears many hats in the entertainment industry as an actress, writer, and producer. Born in Mankessim, Ghana, Forson's journey into acting began with cameo roles in films like Hotel St. James and Different Shades of Blue, eventually leading to her breakthrough role in Scorned. Her captivating performance earned her nominations and awards, including recognition at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) as the Best Upcoming Female Actress.


Forson's versatility as an actress became evident in her role in "The Perfect Picture," a film that garnered critical acclaim, establishing her as a force in the Ghanaian movie industry. She further solidified her position with award-winning performances in movies like "A Sting in a Tale" and "Phone Swap." Notably, her portrayal of diverse characters showcased her commitment to her craft, earning her accolades such as Best Actress in a Leading Role at the AMAA.


Beyond acting, Forson's creative prowess extends to scriptwriting, where she has demonstrated her storytelling ability. Her screenplay for "Masquerades" and other projects has earned her recognition, including the Ghana Movie Awards for Best Screenplay. Forson's dedication to her work is evident in her involvement as a script supervisor on various film sets, ensuring the integrity of the storytelling process.


Outside the realm of entertainment, Forson is deeply engaged in activism and charitable endeavors. She is actively involved in initiatives aimed at combating human trafficking, particularly in Ghana, her home country. Forson's commitment to social causes reflects her belief in using her platform for positive change and advocacy.


In addition to her artistic and humanitarian endeavors, Forson is a successful entrepreneur, serving as the CEO of Kinky Matters, a company dedicated to celebrating Ghanaian heritage through hair and skincare products. Her entrepreneurial spirit complements her creative pursuits, showcasing her multifaceted talents and passion for empowering others.


Forson's impact extends beyond the borders of Ghana, with her contributions to African cinema earning her international acclaim and recognition. As she continues to inspire through her work on screen, behind the scenes, and in her community, Lydia Forson remains a shining example of talent, resilience, and advocacy in the entertainment industry.


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Instagram: @kinkymatters @unapologethick @thecorefc @lydiaforson

LinkedIn: Lydia Forson

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