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1. 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...
2. 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...
3. Neill Blomkamp Neill Blomkamp Director, District 9
4. Tammin Sursok Tammin Sursok Actress, Aquamarine
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. 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.
7. 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...
8. 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...
9. Dave Matthews Dave Matthews Soundtrack, 21 Grams
10. Justine Waddell Justine Waddell Actress, The Fall
11. 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...
12. 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...
13. 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.
14. 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...
15. Gavin Hood Gavin Hood Actor, Ender's Game
16. Carl Beukes Carl Beukes Actor, The Girl
17. 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...
18. 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...
19. 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)...
20. 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...
21. Daniel Bonjour Daniel Bonjour Actor, Midnight Movie
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. 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...
24. 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...
25. Dave Wittenberg Dave Wittenberg Actor, Resident Evil: Damnation
26. Daniel Mindel Daniel Mindel Cinematographer, Star Trek
27. Marius Weyers Marius Weyers Actor, Blood Diamond
28. 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...
29. Jason Stone Jason Stone Producer, This Is the End
30. Steve Nash Steve Nash Self, Life as We Know It
31. 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...
32. Candice Hillebrand Candice Hillebrand Actress, Tekken
33. Ian Duncan Ian Duncan Actor, Creep
34. John Daly John Daly Self, Episode dated 29 March 1964
35. Taron Lexton Taron Lexton Cinematographer, United
36. Candice Nunes Candice Nunes Actress, Poseidon Rex
37. Jack Klaff Jack Klaff Actor, Star Wars
38. Ralph Ziman Ralph Ziman Director, Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema
39. Rapulana Seiphemo Rapulana Seiphemo Actor, Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema
40. Darrell Roodt Darrell Roodt Director, Yesterday
41. Brad Morris Brad Morris Actor, American Kickboxer Brad Morris knows exactly when he was first bitten by the acting bug. At age six, he went to see "Dr. No" at a theater in his hometown of Johannesburg. Sean Connery's screen debut as James Bond so mesmerized the boy that he decided, right then, that acting would be his dream job. But first, there were other obligations...
42. Oscar Pistorius Oscar Pistorius Self, Episode #21.17 Oscar Pistorius was born with fibular hemimelia (congenital absence of the fibula) in both legs, and when he was 11 months old, his legs were amputated halfway between the knee and ankle. Fitted with artificial legs, he played sports at Constantia Kloof Primary and Pretoria Boys High School, including rugby...
43. Sheila Steafel Sheila Steafel Actress, Five Million Years to Earth
44. Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba Self, When We Were Kings
45. Trevyn McDowell Trevyn McDowell Actress, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
46. 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...
47. Mark Roper Mark Roper Director, Operation Delta Force 3: Clear Target
48. Ray Leppan Ray Leppan Actor, WrestleMania
49. 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...
50. Harry Rabinowitz Harry Rabinowitz Music Department, The English Patient
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