Kwesi Boakye

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Kwesi Boakye
Born Kwesi Nii-Lante Boakye
(1999-04-06) April 6, 1999 (age 16)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor, voice actor, singer
Years active 2005–present

Kwesi Boakye (/ˈkwsi/ /bʊɑːˈ/ KWAY-see buuah-CHEE; born April 6, 1999 in Los Angeles, California) is an American teen actor, voice actor and singer who is most notable for his role as Manny in the Tyler Perry film I Can Do Bad All By Myself. He is the youngest of three brothers who are also actors; Kwame Boateng, and Kofi Siriboe. His family is originally from Ghana.[1] Boakye voices Gossamer on The Looney Tunes Show and voiced Darwin on The Amazing World of Gumball in the show's first two seasons and most the first episode of season 3, "The Kids" until the end of the episode. At the end of the episode (and beyond) Terrell Ransom, Jr. is the voice of Darwin.


Film and Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Strong Medicine Lavonne 1 episode
2005 Inconceivable Kid 1 episode
2006 The Shield Wendell 1 episode
2005–2007 Days of Our Lives Artemis/Scott 18 episodes
2006–2007 Day Break James Mathis 5 episodes
2007 'Til Death Kid 1 episode
2007 If I Had Known I Was a Genius Little Boy
2008 Ni Hao, Kai-Lan Mr. Hoppy 1 episode
2008 Boston Legal Turnip 1 episode
2009 I Can Do Bad All By Myself Manny Film
2009 The Princess and the Frog Newspaper Boy, Additional voices Film
2010 Faith and Dreams Student Short Film
2010 Valentine's Day Soccer Kid Film
2010 Special Agent Oso Andrew TV Episode "Thunderbubble"
2010 Hawthorne Willam Glass 1 episode
2009–2011 Men of a Certain Age Jamie Thoreau 14 episodes
2011 Southland Richard, African American boy TV Series
2011 Hawaii Five-O Kevin 1 episode
2011 The Mentalist Anthony Rome 1 episode
2011–2014 The Amazing World of Gumball Darwin Watterson (voice) Main role (Season 1–3)
2011 The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers Young Narrator 2 episodes
2011–2013 The Looney Tunes Show Gossamer (voice) Supporting role - 14 episodes
2011–2012 Community Elijah Bennett 2 episodes
2012 Touch Farai 1 episode
2012 Unconditional Macon Film


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