Fred Nii Amugi is a renowned Ghanaian actor, known for his roles in Beasts of No Nation, Holby City and The Cursed Ones.
He was born November 5, 1948 at Teshie, Accra, Ghana.
Fred Amugi attended Broaks Basic and Junior High School, Takoradi Senior High School and Nungua Senior High school respectively.
He later studied Certificate in Supplies and Materials Management at University of Ghana, Legon.
Fred Amugi was a Civil servant for thirty-three years and served as Acting Director of Supply in Ghana’s Ministry of Finance before he made a career in acting.
Amugi began his acting career in 1970 in Drama and Documentaries until 1985.
Fred made his first debut in the movie, “Opinto”, but was shot to limelight in television series.
He has since starred in several Ghanaian movies and television series, some of which are:
• ꞌꞌOpintoꞌꞌ 1985
• African Timber 1989
• Kofi Nkrabea 1998
• ꞌꞌThat Dayꞌꞌ 2001
• Welcome Home 2004
• Holby City 2005
• Who Owns the City 2011
• Shoe Shine Boy 2013
• Broken Mirror 2014
• Beasts of No Nation” 2015
• Game Plan” 2015
• Beautiful Ruins 2016
• Housekeepers 2016
• Keteke 2017
• Lucky 2018
• Aloe Vera 2020 among numerous others.
Awards and Nominations
Fred Amugi has in his long years in the movie industry in Ghana won several awards, notably as:
• Won 1994 Best Actor Award of the year at the Accra Film Festival.
• Won 2008 Ghana National Award for Acting (Order of the Volta, Civil Division).
• 2016 Nominee for Best Actor Supporting Role in the movie, Beautiful Ruins at the Ghana Movie Awards.
• 2016 Nominee for Golden Supporting Actor in a Drama at the Golden Movie Awards Africa.
Fred Amugi is married with children.
Fred Amugi has remained one of the richest and most influential Ghanaian actors with an estimated net worth of about $750,000 dollars.