Augustine Abbey, also fondly called Idikoko is a Ghanaian actor and movie producer, director and script writer known for comedy.
Abbey attended Presbyterian Boys’ Secondary School in Ghana and has since remained very active and relevant in the Ghanaian movie industry.
Augustine Abbey began his acting career in the 1970s when he joined Ghallywood.
He is famous in taking main roles as a house boy or gate man and has starred in several Ghallywood movies, some of which are:
• Money Bag
• Stolen Bible
• Bitter Love
• Recipe for Disaster
• Stolen Pregnancy
• Tricky Twist
• Shampaign among numerous others.
Abbey is indeed versatile, creative, skillful and exceptionally talented Ghanaian actor gifted in interpreting roles in movies brilliantly. He is a comic actor, known to take lead roles as a house boy or gate man in most movies.
The talented Ghanaian star has produced and starred in a BBC documentary. He has also directed and produced a film on HIV and AIDS in partnership with UNESCO and Esi Sutherland-Addy’s MMOFRA Foundation.
Abbey runs Great Idikoko Ventures in Ghana.
Awards and Nominations
Augustine Abbey has in the course of his acting career won several awards notably as:
• 1988 Best Script at the Leisure Awards
• 1989 Best Script, Best Actor and TV Personality of the Year at the Leisure Awards and several nominations.
Augustine Abbey is happily married to fellow actress, Linda Quashiga.
Augustine Abbey is one of the highly celebrated Ghanaian actors, rated one of the richest and most influential with an estimated net worth of about $300,000 dollars.