Barbara Anayah Ananty Ayakwah (born in Koforidua – Eastern Region; December 24, 1987) is a Ghanaian actress known for “Old Lady/Granny’’ roles with over 13years of experience in Film Acting, Script Writing, Cast Directing and Film Production Management.

She made her debut in 2007, starring in ‘’Abro ne Beyie’’ produced by Miracle Films. Barbara went on to feature in multiple movies like, Me Judge Akasa, Otootaba, Good Mother, Sir John, Ghetto Life, Abubro Kosua, Ahintasem, MAD, Asumafuor, Mogya Kawa, amongst many.

Among her co-stars in her multiple movies are Nana Ama Mcbrown, Oheneyere Mercy Asiedu Agyemag Duah, Kwaku Manu, Agya Koo, Kwadwo Nkansah, Bernard Nyarko, Bill Asamoah, Akrobeto, Akyere Bruwaa, Christiana Awuni, Rose Mensah (Kyeiwaa), etc.

She joined Mesduah Production after meeting Co-Founder, Oheneyere Mercy Asiedu Agyemang Duah on a film location in 2007 and they both created a mother-daughter relationship till date.

Barbara is also the CEO of Bayakwah Production and trading –traders in Jewelries, ladies bags and footwear.

She holds higher aspirations of owning a bigger production like Mesduah Production and working with multiple awarding winning Hollywood actor and producer, Tyler Perry.

Barbara loves swimming, listening to music and watching movies during her leisure.