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1. Tammin Sursok Tammin Sursok Actress, Aquamarine
2. Sasha Pieterse Sasha Pieterse Actress, Good Luck Chuck Sasha Pieterse was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, to acrobatic dancer parents. At 6 years old, Sasha got her start in television, co-starring as "Buffy" on The WB comedy series Family Affair, opposite Gary Cole. She now returns to series television playing Cole's daughter on Wanted...
3. Sharlto Copley 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 for broadcast...
4. Neill Blomkamp Neill Blomkamp Director, District 9
5. Johnny Flynn Johnny Flynn Actor, Crusade in Jeans Joe Flynn aka Johnny Flynn is an English poet, musician, and actor. He is the son of Eric Flynn, who was an actor that 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, "Freewheelin'"...
6. Dean Geyer Dean Geyer Actor, Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown 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...
7. Carl Beukes Carl Beukes Actor, The Girl
8. Jessica Marais Jessica Marais Actress, Carlotta 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 Fists One Heart, filmed in Perth in 2007.
9. Dave Matthews Dave Matthews Soundtrack, 21 Grams
10. Dena Kaplan Dena Kaplan Actress, Pilot 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 and had dance training at numerous schools; Australian Ballet School...
11. Justine Waddell Justine Waddell Actress, The Fall
12. Basil Rathbone 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, where Basil and his two younger siblings...
13. Jonathan Liebesman 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 attending New York University. Soon after the visit, Jonathan enrolled at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts...
14. Troye Sivan 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 million subscribers on YouTube with videos ranging from song covers to challenge videos...
15. Gavin Hood Gavin Hood Actor, Ender's Game
16. Daniel Bonjour Daniel Bonjour Actor, Midnight Movie
17. Roxane Hayward Roxane Hayward Actress, Death Race: Inferno Roxane Hayward is an actress, singer and model from Johannesburg, South Africa, living in Cape Town, 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 (ISTD)...
18. Cliff Simon Cliff Simon Actor, Stargate: Continuum Actor. Born September 7th 1962 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Of Polish and Lithuanian decent, Cliff was the youngest of 4 children and only son of Emmanuelle and Phyllis Simon. At a very young age, Cliff aspired to be the first South African swimmer to win an Olympic Gold medal. His mother, being a swim teacher...
19. Peter Youngblood Hills Peter Youngblood Hills Actor, The Beach 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 joined his father in Scotland...
20. Sidney James Sidney James Actor, The Lavender Hill Mob 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 christened Solomon Joel Cohen, James arrived in England in 1946, second wife in tow...
21. Daniel Mindel Daniel Mindel Cinematographer, Star Trek
22. Brian Murray Brian Murray Actor, Another World 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 illustrious and mature stage stars Judi Dench, Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy...
23. Steve Nash Steve Nash Self, Life as We Know It
24. Zakes Mokae 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 collaborations with white writer Athol Fugard...
25. Marius Weyers Marius Weyers Actor, Blood Diamond
26. Janet Suzman Janet Suzman Actress, The Draughtsman's Contract 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 time when the country was confronted with the horrors of apartheid...
27. Louis Hayward 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 Noel Coward, who became his patron...
28. Candice Hillebrand Candice Hillebrand Actress, Tekken
29. Trevor Rabin Trevor Rabin Composer, The Guardian 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 London and released three solo albums...
30. John Daly John Daly Self, Episode dated 29 March 1964
31. Dave Wittenberg Dave Wittenberg Actor, Resident Evil: Damnation
32. Jason Stone Jason Stone Producer, This Is the End
33. Taron Lexton Taron Lexton Cinematographer, United
34. Jack Klaff Jack Klaff Actor, Star Wars
35. Ian Duncan Ian Duncan Actor, Creep
36. Tinarie van Wyk Loots Tinarie van Wyk Loots Actress, Zulu
37. Joe Vaz Joe Vaz Actor, Chronicle 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 Kokot...
38. Darrell Roodt Darrell Roodt Director, Yesterday
39. Candice Nunes Candice Nunes Actress, Poseidon Rex
40. Vikki Krinsky Vikki Krinsky Actress, Will You Merry Me?
41. Sheila Steafel Sheila Steafel Actress, Five Million Years to Earth
42. Abner Pastoll Abner Pastoll Director, Shooting Shona Abner Pastoll is a British film director and screenwriter based in London. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa on February 12, 1982, Abner's family used to run a two screen cinema, until 1999, in the (at the time) town of Rustenburg. He moved to London with his parents at the age of 2, and although relocating and growing up in the UK...
43. Trevyn McDowell Trevyn McDowell Actress, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
44. Rapulana Seiphemo Rapulana Seiphemo Actor, Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema
45. Darron Meyer Darron Meyer Actor, Flashbacks of a Fool 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 actor. He currently lives and works out of Cape Town. 29 June 2007.
46. Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba Self, When We Were Kings
47. Antony Hickling Antony Hickling Actor, Birth 3 - The Death of a Triptych
48. Brandon Brady Brandon Brady Actor, The Double Man
49. Ralph Ziman Ralph Ziman Director, Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema
50. Lisa Leonard Lisa Leonard Actress, Nune Lisa Leonard was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. As a teenager she started off doing small plays and national commercials (KFC, Debonaires Pizza). She later studied for a B.A. Drama degree at the University of Pretoria and by 2008 was offered the leading role in the super-charged South African daytime talk show Drawing the Line (2008-2010)...
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