"Things we do for love" has been tagged as one of the best Ghanaian series to have ever hit our TV screens. A series that was youth centered and brought a lot of media attention on the crop of young actors. “Things we do for love” is still undoubtedly a must watch.
First aired on Joy Fm as a radio drama and later converted to a TV series in the early 2000’s on GTV, it is no doubt that few of Ghana’s finest crop of generational actors emerged from “Things we do for love”. These include Michel, Maxwell (Max), Adjetey Annang and Jackie Appiah.
"Things We Do for Love" was was a 30 minute weekly TV series, directed by Ivan Quashigah and written by Seddoh Jnr. It centered on the youth and their sexual lives, emphasizing mostly on abstinence and the need for the use of contraceptive, if need be.
It was centred on the youth and how they lived their lives as adolescents and go about things in school and at home, with their parents also coming in their way, trying to put them on track so they don't go astray.
It’s been sixteen to seventeen years down the line and the YEN.com.gh is taking you on a throw back thursday of the casts in "things we do for love". we would give you a brief about their character in the series and update you on their lives every Thursday.
First on the list is Jackie Appiah, who played the role of Enyonam who is in love with Tsatsu but can’t reciprocate the love because of his stern father Mr. Blagogee. Enyonam is also sister to Aluta, a friend of Pusher.
Jackie Appiah is the last of five children. She was born in Canada on December 5 1983. She spent her early childhood in Canada, and moved to Ghana with her mother at age 10. Jackie Appiah married in 2005 and has one son. Appiah's father is Kwabena Appiah,the younger brother of the late Joe Appiah-a famed lawyer in Kumasi currently residing in Toronto, Canada.
Her filmography spans from both Ghana, Nigeria through to some Hollywood movies. Jackie is also a Glo ambassador.