Born in Lome, Togo in 1970, Pascaline Edwards, Ghana’s Best Female Actress (2002) is considered a diva in the Ghanaian movie scene, with over a hundred movies to her credit in a professional career spanning a little over two decades. She has also acted in a number of Nollywood (Nigerian) films. Currently, she combines her career as an actress with managing her film acting training school, Film Techniques, and one of Ghana’s top fitness gyms, GeoDan Health and Fitness Centre.
Barely out of her teens, Pascaline honed her acting skills on stage with a number of drama performances in the early 1990s as a member of one of Ghana’s top acting groups, the Talent Drama Group.
She played the role of Fathia Nkrumah, wife of Ghana’s first President Dr Kwame Nkrumah in a drama staged during the celebrations and played the role of the wife of former slave trader who was active in abolition of the slave trade in the drama Abolition (1995).
With a professional career logging a little over two decades, the versatile actress fluent in English, French and a number of local Ghanaian dialects, set up a film acting institute, Film Techniques in 2007, to share her rich experience with young actors and actresses, who have the flair and passion to act.