Veteran actress Grace Omaboe, known on television screens as Maame Dokono, has disclosed that she and colleague actor, David Dontoh, used to be in a relationship.
According to her, she grew fond of David Dontoh during their active years and they both ended up being in a relationship.
Speaking on the Starr Chat Show with Bola Ray on Starr FM, the actress said David Dontoh became like a guardian to her and was always there when she needed him.
She explained that at during her acting years, she needed someone to “hold her” and the veteran actor offered her that kind of companionship.
“[He] held me together and handled me well. At that time I was popular, beautiful and many, different men were all over me when I am on stage, so I needed someone to hold me,” she disclosed.
Maame Dokono further revealed that they used to “do everything together” during the dating years, adding that he was her boyfriend.
The veteran actress returned to Theatre after over three decades when she featured in the stage play 'Love is Politics' which was written by 2 Idiots Productions.
Grace Omaboe was initially a writer on Osofo Dadzi in the 70s when she was encouraged by Nana Bosom Pra to act in a series she co-produced called Keteke.
Omaboe first started acting in the Keteke TV series on Ghanaian State owned TV, GBC TV.
She moved on to become one of the most sought-after actresses of her time when she starred in and produced the 1980s/1990s Akan drama series Obra on GBC TV.
Popularly known as Maame Dokono (after she played a character as a kenkey seller), she moved on to feature in several Ghanaian movies both in Akan and English.
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