“Asunder The Series” Casts Award Winning Ghanian Actor Chris Attoh
NEW YORK, NY – Award winning international film actor Chris Attoh, who was a staple on the popular Nigerian Soap Opera “Tinsel” from 2008-2013 is set to guest star on the soap opera digital series Asunder as FBI Agent Kwadwo Mensah, when the show goes back into production in Spring 2020 to continue filming six episodes for Season Two. Not only is Chris an established actor, but he is also a filmmaker, TV host, and Master of Ceremonies. In 2014 he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (Nigeria), and The Universal Achievement Awards (USA). In 2013, he won Best Supporting Actor of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards (Ghana), Mode Men Actor of the Year in 2012, and in 2011 he won Pan African Actor of The Year at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
For five seasons, Chris was a series regular on Nigeria’s most popular and longest running television series Tinsel, whose plot revolved around two rival film companies in Lagos, Nigeria. In addition to Tinsel, Chris was also a lead actor in the television series Shuga alongside Nigerian singer, songwriter and actress Tiwa Savage. As popular actor in Ghallywood (Ghana Film/TV Industry) and Nollywood (Nigerian Film/TV Industry), Chris decided it was time to transition into Hollywood, and work on more film projects in the US. He recently wrapped filming UMC Channel’s A House Divided alongside veteran actor and NAACP Image Award Nominee Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs.
Chris will join veteran actors and series leads actor Robert G. McKay (Thomas Chandler) who played Pastor Ayres in the Oscar nominated film Hidden Figures, Soap Opera Digest nominated actress Lauren B. Martin (Serena Hanes) who played the role of Camille Bennett, on the CBS Soap Opera As The World Turns, Indie Series Award nominated actor Tony D. Head (Austin Blair) who had a supporting role in the Oscar nominated film Joker, and a recurring role on HBO’s hit television series The Wire as Major Bobby Reade, VH1 Black Ink Chicago Star Don Brumfield, and fellow Ghanian actor Gabriel Dzisam. Asunder’s series regulars also include Dorell Anthony (Pride The Series, Blue Bloods, General Hospital, All My Children, Friday Night Lights); Terrence Shingler (Power, Gotham, Bull, House of Cards, The Blacklist, Anacostia, TV One’s For My Man); Law Mason (Power, Law and Order SVU) Landra V. Phillips (Sextuplets, TV One’s For My Man, Vex, Undercover Blue); Dwayne Parker (Vex, Fuge) and Audrey Looye (Another World, All My Children).