Kwesi Boakye

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Kwesi Boakye
Born Kwesi Nii-Lante Boakye
(1999-04-06) April 6, 1999 (age 18)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor, voice actor, singer
Years active 2005–present
Relatives Kwame Boateng
Kofi Siriboe

Kwesi Boakye (/ˈkwsi/ /bʊɑːˈ/ KWAY-see buuah-CHEE; born April 6, 1999, in Los Angeles, California) is an American actor, voice actor and singer of Ghanaian origin, who is most notable for his role as Manny in the 2009 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. Boakye's family is originally from Ghana.[1] He 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 until the ending of season 5's "The CopyCats") Terrell Ransom, Jr. was the voice of Darwin.


Film and television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Strong Medicine Lavonne 1 episode
Inconceivable Kid
2005–2007 Days of Our Lives Artemis / Scott 18 episodes
2006–2007 Day Break James Mathis 5 episodes
2006 Happy Feet N/A Film
The Shield Wendell 1 episode
2007 'Til Death Kid
If I Had Known I Was a Genius Little Boy Film
2008–2010 Ni Hao, Kai-Lan Worm # 1 / Mr. Hoppy (voice) 2 episodes
2008 Boston Legal Turnip 1 episode
2009 I Can Do Bad All By Myself Manny Film
The Princess and the Frog Newspaper Boy (voice)
2009–2011 Men of a Certain Age Jamie Thoreau 14 episodes
2010–2012 Community Elijah Bennett 2 episodes
2010 Faith and Dreams Student Short Film
Valentine's Day Soccer Kid Film
Special Agent Oso Andrew (voice) 1 episode
Hawthorne Willam Glass
2011–2014 The Amazing World of Gumball Darwin Watterson (voice) Main role - 77 episodes (Season 1–3)
2011 Southland Richard 1 episode
Hawaii Five-O Kevin
The Mentalist Anthony Rome
The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers Young Narrator 2 episodes
2011–2013 The Looney Tunes Show Gossamer (voice) Supporting role - 14 episodes
2012 Touch Farai 1 episode
Unconditional Macon Film
2014 Sketch Sketch Short Film
Mind Games Tyler 1 episode
2015 Pocket Listing Billy Film
Murder in the First Kormega 3 episodes
2017 Colony Emmett 3 episodes


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