Joey Ansah

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Birthday
24, 1982
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
24, 1982 (age 36)
Birthplace
England

About

Known best for his roles in the action films Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist and The Bourne Ultimatum, this screen actor and martial arts expert also appeared in British television series such as Timewatch and Spooks.

Before Fame

While studying biology at Oxford Brookes University, he trained as a Capoeira practitioner and also worked as a fashion model and movie extra. His first major acting role was in the 2005 British film Love Struck.

Trivia

His on-screen Bourne Ultimatum fight with Matt Damon earned him an MTV Film Award nomination.

Family Life

A native of London, England, he grew up in both Great Britain and Ghana as the child of African clothing designer Kofi Ansah and Englishwoman Nicola Ansah. His Ghanaian uncle, Kwaw Ansah, had a successful career as a filmmaker.

Associated With

He and fellow martial artist Jon Foo both had cameo roles in the 2005 indie film Left for Dead.