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Kwame Kwei-Armah played in 1 movies in the Comedy, Drama, Western genres.
Kwame Kwei-Armah didn't achieve real success and got average imdb rating 4.3.
In 1989 he researched his family history and traced his roots via the slave trade back to his African origins. He then legally changed his name to adopt this family heritage.
Is also a writer. His play 'Elmina's Kitchen' premiered at the National Theatre in May 2003, and won him the London Evening Standard Charles Wintour award for 'Most Promising Playwright' in November 2003.
Released an album, 'Kwame', in November 2003 on the back of his success in 'Celebrity Fame Academy'.
His play, Elmina's Kitchen performed at the Royal National Theatre: Cottesloe Stage, was nominated for the 2004 Laurence Olivier Theatre Awards for Best New Play of 2003.
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