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Veteran Actor, Prince Yawson ‘Waakye’ Confirmed Dead

Veteran actor, Prince Yawson has reportedly died.

He is said to have passed on earlier today at the 37 Military Hospital after battling an illness.

Mr Yawson was 52 years of age.

The sad event was confirmed by veteran actor, Bob Smith Jnr (Diaboloman) who was inconsolable.

The actor, popularly known as ‘Waakye’, has featured in many prominent movies in the Ghanaian space.

Some years back in 2013, it was confirmed that Waakye was battling stroke after a photo of him on a hospital bed went viral.

However, he seemed to have recovered and found his purpose as an ordained Reverend minister in April 2021.

He attended a Bible school in Accra for his new religious role after he officially bowed out of the movie industry.

Waakye became a household name in the early 2000s when he starred in comic movies including Diabolo, Babina and popular sitcom, Chorkor Trotro.

He becomes the third Kumawood star to pass on in just a month. His demise comes after actors Ice kenkey, Patrick Safo and Nana Osei Tutu.

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Credit: My Joy Online

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