Birth Place Matching "Johannesburg, South Africa" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Sasha Pieterse

Actress | Inherent Vice

Sasha Pieterse was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. She immigrated over to the United States with her professional dancer parents in 2000. She started acting at the age of four in modeling and commercials and moved to theatrical work starring as "Buffy" in her first TV show, Family Affair (2002)...

2. Sharlto Copley

Actor | District 9

Sharlto Copley was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, to Linda Stocks and Bruce Copley, a former university professor. His childhood dreams of acting were put on hold for many years when his television production company was one of few in his native South Africa granted licensing to create content...

3. Johnny Flynn

Actor | Kruistocht in spijkerbroek

Joe Flynn, A.K.A. Johnny Flynn, is an English poet, musician, and actor. He is the son of Eric Flynn, who was an actor who specialized in musicals. As a child, Johnny sang in the Winchester College chapel choir. He knew that he wanted to be a musician after listening to the Bob Dylan record, "...

4. Cariba Heine

Actress | H2O: Just Add Water

Cariba Heine was born on October 1, 1988 in Johannesburg, South Africa. She is an actress and producer, known for H2O: Just Add Water (2006), Bait (2012) and Stupid Stupid Man (2006).

5. Neill Blomkamp

Director | District 9

Neill Blomkamp was born on September 17, 1979 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is a director and writer, known for District 9 (2009), Elysium (2013) and Chappie (2015). He is married to Terri Tatchell. They have one child.

6. Justine Waddell

Actress | Mishen

Justine Waddell was born on November 4, 1975 in Johannesburg, South Africa. She is an actress and director, known for Mishen (2011), The Fall (2006) and Chaos (2005).

7. Tammin Sursok

Actress | Aquamarine

Tammin Sursok was born on August 19, 1983 in Johannesburg, South Africa as Tammin Pamela Sursok. She is an actress and writer, known for Aquamarine (2006), Home and Away (1988) and The Young and the Restless (1973). She has been married to Sean McEwen since August 24, 2011. They have one child.

8. Basil Rathbone

Actor | The Adventures of Robin Hood

Basil Rathbone was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 1892, but three years later his family was forced to flee the country because his father was accused by the Boers of being a British spy at a time when Dutch-British conflicts were leading to the Boer War. The Rathbones escaped to England, ...

9. Dean Geyer

Actor | Glee

Dean Geyer was born on the 20th of March in 1986, into a family with two sisters. Geyer commenced his schooling in Australia by going to Melbourne High School.

Geyer's family have a strong connection to martial arts, with members from previous and current generations gaining 'black-belts' in karate. ...

10. Roxane Hayward

Actress | Saints & Strangers

Roxane Hayward was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. Having finished her final year of school at the age of 16, Roxane was given a head start in life. She studied Drama, Dancing and Musical Theatre for four years through Trinity College London and the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance London ...

11. Dena Kaplan

Actress | Honey 3: Dare to Dance

Dena Kaplan was born in South Africa and moved to Melbourne, Australia, in 1996. Dena is an actress and dancer who may be best known for her role as Abigail Armstrong in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation television series 'Dance Academy' (2010-2012). Kaplan attended high school in Melbourne ...

12. Gavin Hood

Director | Tsotsi

Gavin Hood was born on May 12, 1963 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is an actor and producer, known for Tsotsi (2005), A Reasonable Man (1999) and Eye in the Sky (2015). He was previously married to Janine Eser.

13. Jessica Marais

Actress | Packed to the Rafters

Jessica Marais was born on the 29th January 1985 in South Africa and moved to Perth Australia at a young age. Recently she moved to Sydney where she has a TV role as Rachel Rafter in the Australian comedy series Packed to the Rafters. She has also recently appeared in the new Australian film Two ...

14. Troye Sivan

Actor | X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Troye Sivan Mellet is South African born YouTuber, Actor, Model and Singer known mainly for The Spud Franchise and X-Men Origins, Wolverine. He moved to Perth, Australia when he was 2 years old, still living there now with his parents, 2 brothers and sister. He has over 3.8 million subscribers on ...

15. Dave Matthews

Actor | Just Go with It

Dave Matthews was born on January 9, 1967 in Johannesburg, South Africa as David John Matthews. He has been married to Jennifer Ashley Harper since August 10, 2000. They have three children.

16. Trevor Noah

Writer | The Daily Show

Trevor Noah was born on February 20, 1984 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is a writer and producer, known for The Daily Show (1996), Born a Crime and Trevor Noah: Daywalker Revisited (2010).

17. Ninja

Actor | Chappie

Ninja was born on September 26, 1974 in Johannesburg, South Africa as Watkin Tudor Jones. He is an actor, known for Chappie (2015), Die Antwoord: Ugly Boy (2014) and Umshini Wam (2011).

18. Sidney James

Actor | Carry on Again Doctor

The star of the Carry On series of films, Sid James originally came to prominence as sidekick to the ground breaking British comedy actor Tony Hancock, on both radio and then television. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa and named Solomon Joel Cohen, James arrived in England in 1946, second wife ...

19. Janet Suzman

Actress | Nicholas and Alexandra

This alert and classy Britisher seemed poised for Hollywood stardom in the early 1970s. Although it wasn't meant to be, Janet Suzman has remained one of the more respected classical stage actresses of her time. Born in 1939, she was raised in a staunch, liberal family household in South Africa at a...

20. Jonathan Liebesman

Director | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Jonathan Liebesman was born in Johannesburg, South Africa on September 15, 1976. He would remain in his home country, studying filmmaking at the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, until 1996; that year, he traveled to New York City to visit his cousin who was ...

21. Peter Youngblood Hills

Actor | Band of Brothers

Peter is the son of an American mother and English father. He was brought up for the first few years in Botswana before moving to the USA where his father attended Indiana University to train as an opera singer. After his parents divorced in 1981 he lived in Tennessee with his mother but later ...

22. Daniel Bonjour

Actor | The Walking Dead

Daniel Bonjour was born on September 28, 1981 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is known for his work on The Walking Dead (2010), iZombie (2015) and Frequency (2016).

23. Dean Israelite

Director | Acholiland

Dean Israelite was born on September 20, 1984 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is a director and writer, known for Acholiland (2009), Project Almanac (2015) and Power Rangers (2017).

25. Dan Mindel

Cinematographer | Star Trek

Dan Mindel was born on May 27, 1958 in Johannesburg, South Africa as Ivor Daniel Mindel. He is known for his work on Star Trek (2009), The Bourne Identity (2002) and John Carter (2012). He is married to Lisa Fallon. They have four children. He was previously married to Paula Hamilton.

26. Zakes Mokae

Actor | Waterworld

Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, actor Zakes Mokae was trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and became one of the most distinguished thespians in South Africa for over two decades. Mokae was one of the few actors capable of crossing the divided racial sections, punctuated by his ...

27. Cliff Simon

Actor | Stargate: Continuum

Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, Air Force veteran and International athlete ,Cliff Simon's unique presence sets him apart every-time. A powerful veteran actor living in Los Angeles since 2000 realized his dream of becoming a USA citizen. He is a published author of 'Paris Nights my year at the ...

28. Jennifer Nash

Actress | The Player

Jennifer Nash was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. After attending Interlochen Arts Academy, the National Theater of Great Britian's Drama Program and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Ms Nash went on to do Broadway, regional theater, television and film. She has lived in Austin, ...

29. Louis Hayward

Actor | And Then There Were None

From his birthplace in South Africa, Louis Charles Hayward was brought to England and was educated there and on the Continent. He spent a short time managing a London nightclub, displayed some acting talent and decided on acting, and was quickly tapped by playwright Noël Coward, who became his ...

30. Ciara Charteris

Actress | Poldark

Ciara Charteris was born on August 3, 1995 in Johannesburg, South Africa. She is an actress, known for Poldark (2015), Mary Shelley (2017) and Close to the Enemy (2016).

31. Brian Murray

Actor | Treasure Planet

This wonderfully witty, enormously talented, classically-trained theatre actor has yet to find THE film project to transition into twilight screen stardom; yet, at age 70 plus, there is still a glimmer of hope for Brian Murray if one fondly recalls the late-blooming adulation bestowed upon such ...

32. Carl Beukes

Actor | Eye in the Sky

Carl Beukes was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is an actor, known for Eye in the Sky (2015), Dominion (2014) and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013).

33. Taron Lexton

Director | In Search of Fellini

Taron Lexton is a South African writer, director, cinematographer and producer known for his unique visual aesthetic and the highly-emotional impact of his work.

At age 19 he became the youngest person to graduate the Los Angeles Film School. Shortly after graduating, he directed and produced the ...

34. Marius Weyers

Actor | The Gods Must Be Crazy

Marius Weyers was born on February 3, 1945 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is an actor, known for The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980), Blood Diamond (2006) and Gandhi (1982).

35. Dave Wittenberg

Actor | Fainaru fantajî sebun adobento chirudoren

Dave Wittenberg was born on September 1, 1971 in Johannesburg, South Africa as David Richard Paul Wittenberg. He is an actor and writer, known for Fainaru fantajî sebun adobento chirudoren (2005), Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001) and Digimon: Digital Monsters (1999).

36. John Daly

Actor | The Front Page

John Daly was born on February 20, 1914 in Johannesburg, South Africa as John Charles Patrick Croghan Daly. He was an actor, known for The Front Page (1949), What's My Line? (1950) and The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956). He was married to Virginia Warren and Margaret Criswell Neal. He died on ...

37. Doreen Mantle

Actress | Scoop

Doreen June Mantle was born 22 June 1926 in Johannesburg, South Africa and is a character actress who is probably best known for her recurring role as Mrs Warboys in the long-running British sitcom One Foot in the Grave (1990) appearing in 18 episodes in the 1990s.

Mantle first travelled to Britain ...

38. Trevor Rabin

Composer | Deep Blue Sea

Trevor Rabin was born in South Africa in 1954. He began playing guitar at the age of 12 after having had piano lessons since he was a toddler. In 1972 he formed the band Rabbit becoming the most successful rock act ever to emerge from South Africa. Rabin left Rabbit to pursue a solo career in ...

39. Jack Klaff

Actor | Star Wars

Jack Klaff was born on August 6, 1951 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is an actor and writer, known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), For Your Eyes Only (1981) and King David (1985).

40. Candice Hillebrand

Actress | Tekken

Candice Hillebrand was born on January 19, 1977 in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa as Candice Antoinette Hillebrand. She is an actress, known for Tekken (2010), How to Make Love to a Woman (2010) and Othello: A South African Tale (2005).

41. Theo Landey

Actor | Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Theo Landey was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa. Classically trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Theo has performed to audiences around the world in many highly successful productions. With over twenty years of experience; Theo has acted in numerous films and ...

42. Jason Stone

Producer | This Is the End

Jason Stone was born on November 25, 1981 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is a producer and director, known for This Is the End (2013), Tender as Hellfire (2009) and The Calling (2014).

43. Trevyn McDowell

Actress | Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Trevyn McDowell was born on April 26, 1967 in Johannesburg, South Africa. She is an actress, known for Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994), An Ideal Husband (1999) and Capital City (1989).

44. Candice Nunes

Actress | Poseidon Rex

Candice Nunes was born on July 11, 1988 in Johannesburg, South Africa. She is an actress, known for Poseidon Rex (2013), Terrordactyl (2016) and Magic Hour (2015).

45. Sheila Steafel

Actress | The 10th Kingdom

Sheila Steafel was born on May 26, 1935 in Johannesburg, South Africa. She is an actress, known for The 10th Kingdom (2000), Parting Shots (1998) and Five Million Years to Earth (1967). She was previously married to Harry H. Corbett.

46. Darron Meyer

Actor | Generation Kill

Born in 1977 in the city of Johannesburg in South Africa. Darron first studied a degree in Quantity Surveying at the Cape Technikon in Cape Town. After attaining his qualification, his passion for film and stage led him to quit his job and return to his studies, only this time, to be trained as an ...

48. Abner Pastoll

Director | A Good Woman Is Hard to Find

Abner Pastoll is a British film director and screenwriter based in London. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa on February 12, 1982, his family used to run a two screen cinema in Rustenburg. He moved to London with his parents at the age of 2, and although relocating and growing up in the UK, he ...

49. Joe Vaz

Actor | Dredd

South African born Joe Vaz was 12 years old when he first stepped on to a stage, and has never looked back since. He attended Tshwane University of Technology (formerly Technikon Pretoria) from 1991 to 1994 wherein he studied Drama and Light Music, minoring in singing under the tuition of Estelle ...

50. Ian Duncan

Actor | Creep

Ian Duncan was born on January 24, 1975 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is an actor, known for Creep (2004), She (2001) and Broken News (2005).


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