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John Matshikiza (1954–2008)

John Matshikiza was born on November 26, 1954 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He was an actor and director, known for Cry Freedom (1987), Dust Devil (1992) and Yankee Zulu (1993). He died on September 15, 2008 in Johannesburg. See full bio »

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Known For

Cry Freedom
Cry Freedom Mapetla
Dust Devil
Dust Devil Joe Niemand
Yankee Zulu
Yankee Zulu Zulu Mashabela
Beyond Borders
Beyond Borders Dawit Ningpopo


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 2008 SMS Sugar Man
Wallet #2
 2007 Shake Hands with the Devil
President Habyarimana
 2005 Wah-Wah
Dr. Zim Mzimba
 2003 Beyond Borders
Dawit Ningpopo
 2000 Hijack Stories
'Bra Biza' director
 1996 Le propre de l'homme (TV Movie)
 1996 Born Free: A New Adventure (TV Movie)
George Luello
 1995 Soldier Soldier (TV Series)
Sgt Samuel Kekana
- Twist of Fate (1995) ... Sgt Samuel Kekana
- Baptism of Fire (1995) ... Sgt Samuel Kekana
- Under the Sun (1995) ... Sgt Samuel Kekana
 1995 The Redemption: Kickboxer 5 (Video)
Police Detective
 1994 Woman of Desire
Det. Lewis Stone
 1994 The Air Up There
Mingori Mining Company Clerk
 1993 Yankee Zulu
Zulu Mashabela
 1992 Dust Devil
Joe Niemand
 1991 The Play on One (TV Series)
Wycliffe Kato
- Escape from Kampala (1991) ... Wycliffe Kato
 1988 Blind Justice (TV Mini-Series)
- A Death in the Family (1988) ... David
 1988 Gentlemen and Players (TV Series)
- Box Clever (1988) ... Nkawa
 1987 Cry Freedom
 1987 Mandela (TV Movie)
Walter Sisulu
 1986 The Singing Detective (TV Mini-Series)
Visiting Doctor
- Skin (1986) ... Visiting Doctor
 1986 Death Is Part of the Process (TV Movie)
 1985 Dust
 1984 Brookside (TV Series)
Ted Fowler
- King Rat (1984) ... Ted Fowler
- Etiquette (1984) ... Ted Fowler
- Blind Drunk (1984) ... Ted Fowler
- Going Without (1984) ... Ted Fowler
 1975-1984 Play for Today (TV Series)
Bushman / Henry / Shihungeleni
- Desert of Lies (1984) ... Bushman
- Victims of Apartheid (1978) ... Henry
- A Child of Hope (1975) ... Shihungeleni
 1982 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
- By George (1982) ... Ebangu
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He acted in Howard Sackler's play, "The Great White Hope," at the Tricycle Theatre in London, England with Hugh Quarshie, Earlene Bentley, Ed Bishop, Colin Bruce, Dominic Hawksley, Joan Heal, Mark Heath, Leon Herbert, Barry Jackson, Terence Longden, Michael Melia and Terry Mortimer in the cast. Nicholas Kent was director. See more »

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