Place of BirthMasaka, Uganda
Also Known AsAmosi
Richard Tuwangye was born 16 October 1980 to Enock Tuwangye and Hope Tuwangye in Masaka, Uganda. In 1987 he began his primary school in Molly and Paul Primary School. It was here that he started acting as early as Primary One, in a school drama.
In his Primary Five, he changed school to Bwara Primary School where he completed his Primary Leaving Examinations in 1993. He later joined St. Henry’s College Kitovu where he sat for Uganda Certificate of Education in 1997.
He then joined Kako Senior Secondary School for his A-level where he sat his Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education. From here, he was admitted to Makerere University at the School of Performing Arts where he graduated in Bachelor of Arts in Drama in 2004.
In January 2010, together with 13 other members of Theatre Factory, Richard left and formed Fun Factory Uganda where he is the Communications Director. In Fun Factory’s weekly sketches of Comedicine, his most recurring roles being The arrogant Munyankole always talking to an “Amos” on the phone, Junior and Phobia the drunkard.
The arrogant Munyankole