Kofi Siriboe

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Kofi Siriboe
Born Nana-Kofi Siriboe
(1994-03-02) March 2, 1994 (age 23)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor, model
Years active 2003–present

Kofi Siriboe (born March 2, 1994) is an American actor and model. He is starring as Ralph Angel Bordelon in the Oprah Winfrey Network drama series, Queen Sugar.

Life and career[edit]

Siriboe was born in Los Angeles, California. He is of Ghanaian descent. He is the middle child and has two brothers, actors Kwame Boateng and Kwesi Boakye. As a model, he signed with Wilhelmina Models New York and Vision Los Angeles.[1] In film, Siriboe debuted playing supporting role in the 2008 comedy-drama, The Longshots. He later has appeared in films Prom (2011), Whiplash (2014), and Straight Outta Compton (2015). On television, he guest-starred on Lincoln Heights and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. From 2014 to 2015, he had a recurring role in the MTV comedy-drama series, Awkward.

In 2016, Siriboe was cast in a series regular role opposite Rutina Wesley and Dawn-Lyen Gardner in the Oprah Winfrey Network drama series, Queen Sugar produced by Ava DuVernay.[2][3] Later that year, he was cast in the romantic comedy film Girls Trip starring Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Tiffany Haddish.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Strange & Charmed Benjamin Short film
2008 The Longshots Javy Hall
2009 40 Teenage Godwill
2009 Lincoln Heights JJ Episode: "Bully for You"
2011 Prom Max
2012 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation James Newman Episode: "Fallen Angels"
2014 Whiplash Greg
2015 Straight Outta Compton Block Dude
2014-2015 Awkward Tyler Miller 11 episodes
2015 Knotts Michael Short film
2016 Kicks Flaco
2016 Queen Sugar Ralph Angel Bordelon Series regular
2016 Snowfall Kevin Hamilton
2017 Girls Trip

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wilhelmina International - kofi siriboe new york direct portfolio". Retrieved 17 February 2016. 
  2. ^ Denise Petski. "'Queen Sugar' Adds Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Kofi Siriboe, Omar J. Dorsey - Deadline". Deadline. Retrieved 17 February 2016. 
  3. ^ Tambay A. Obenson (27 January 2016). "Omar J. Dorsey, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Kofi Siriboe Join 'Que - Shadow and Act". Shadow and Act. Retrieved 17 February 2016. 
  4. ^ "'Queen Sugar' Star Kofi Siriboe Joins 'Girl Trip' (Exclusive)". Retrieved 20 July 2016. 

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