Kwaku Sintim-Misa popularly known as KSM is an actor, director, satirist, and talk show host best regarded as the king of comedy in Ghana. Born in 1956 in Kumasi to Rt. Rev. Godfried Kwadwo Sintim-Misa, a former Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, and Mary Oforiwaa Sintim-Misa, KSM had his secondary education at the Presbyterian Boys’ Senior High School and Prempeh College. He received training in the performing arts at the National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI).
KSM also studied acting and directing at Trinity College in Connecticut, USA and studied for a Master of Fine Arts in film production at the New York University He was featured in the popular American crime series ‘Law & Order’ and on the drama series ‘Medal of Honor Rag’. KSM became the first African to stage an original Off-Broadway play when he produced ‘Thoughts of a Confused Black Man’. He hosts his self-produced talk show ‘The KSM Show’. He is the creator of the popular talk show ‘Thank God It’s Friday (TGIF)’.