LIBERIA: Movie Actor Frank Artus Vows To Unseat Current District 7 Representative, Solomon George

As Liberia’s 2023 October 10 general and presidential heats up with many contemplating to contest for their respective county’s district as representatives, a renowned Liberian movie actor, Artus Frank has vowed to capture Montserrado County District 7 representative seat from the hand of the current lawmaker, Solomon George.

Making his decision known recently at a well attend gathering, Liberian-born actor, Gregory Artus Frank said he has decided to do so by going in the race as aspirant for District 7, Montserrado County representative in the Liberia National Legislature after constant persuasion from his fans and Liberians at large.

This good news sparked reactions online as the people of Liberia have taken to the street to show him love and support.

“It’s been an incredible journey working in the film industry home and abroad.

“Over the last two decades, I have worked to lift the flag of Liberia high and change the narrative as our representation is important in the creative sector globally.

“It’s humbling to have had the support of friends, families, fans and loved ones, who came along to impact my journey in the most amazing way possible.

“As we begin a fresh start of the year, I will be responding to all the different petition statements by the people of District #7″.

BRIEF PROFILE OF GREGORY ARTUS FRANK

Gregory Artus Frank (born May 4, 1979), also known as Frank Artus, is a Liberian actor, director, and producer in the West African film industries.

Frank was born in Montserrado County, Liberia. His nationality is Liberian. He attended college at AME University in Monrovia, obtaining a degree in Human Resources Management.

Frank began his career in Liberia. Shortly afterwards, he branched out to Ghana where he worked at Venus Films,[7] then eventually moved on to shoot movies in Nigeria (Nollywood). After acting in minor roles in Liberia, Artus wrote, directed, and starred in the movie Juetey (Children’s Business). In 2008, Jutey won six awards including best writer, best supporting actress, and movie of the year. Juetey was Frank’s first attempt at screenwriting.

Since then he has filmed more than 100 movies. He has been nominated for many awards, and won the Best International Actor award for 2012 at the African Academy Awards. He also won the Hall of Grace Award 2013. One of his best-known films is 2012’s Order of the Ring, in which he performed in the nude.

In 2015 Frank was presented with the Face of Africa Award as a well-known actor.[10] He also received several awards, including the Humanitarian Figure Award from the Continental Award Committee for his contributions to the fight against Ebola. Frank is married to his childhood sweetheart Prima Cooper Frank and the couple currently has three kids, two girls and a boy who he named after his mentor, Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan

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