South African Actors to Look Out Forby CineFlex1 | created - 28 Aug 2013 | updated - 28 Aug 2013 | Public
South African actors with star quality.
Actor | Doomsday
Actor | MacGyver
South African-born actor Sean Cameron Michael started acting professionally at the age of twelve in musical theater. With a career spanning over three decades, he is today regarded as one of Africa's most successful exports, having performed numerous leading and supporting roles in over ninety ...
Actor | Banshee
Langley Kirkwood was born in Bromley, Kent, England, UK. His family moved to South Africa when Kirkwood was young. The son of a poet and an art teacher, he was exposed to literature and the arts from an early age and fell in love with acting in his school years. He studied drama at high school and ...
5. Scot Cooper
Actor | Maze Runner: The Death Cure
Scot Cooper is a dynamic actor of film, TV, & stage. A blue eyed leading man with a great balance of American & English charm.
Scot has worked alongside actors such as Olga Kurylenko, James Purefoy, Rupert Friend, Gabriel Macht, and Aidan Gillen. He co-starred in the 4th season of the Emmy winning ...
Actor | Elysium
7. Jodi Balfour
Actress | The Crown
Born and raised in South Africa, Jodi Balfour spent her early youth working in Cape Town's theatre and television industry.
In 2009 she graduated with a BA in Theatre and Performance from the University of Cape Town. Upon graduating, Balfour landed a coveted role in the BAFTA nominated BBC ...
8. Dylan Skews
Actor | Resident Evil: The Final Chapter
Dylan Skews is an actor and stand up comedian, he has a BA in live performance from the South African School Of Motion Picture And Live Performance(AFDA)where he won best actor 2008.
Since then he has featured in numerous international and local feature films, series and documentaries as well as ...
9. Luke Tyler
Actor | Chronicle
Luke studied acting for film at the Screen Actors Studio in Cape Town under the direction of Award winning, veteran actress Aletta Bezuidenhoudt. After being seen in various international commercials and Sky TV's hit series 'The Runaway' his first notable role came in the form of "Luke Brady" in ...
10. Deon Lotz
Actor | Skoonheid
The internationally award winning actor Deon Lotz studied drama in Cape Town before entering a career of thirteen years in the Hospitality industry where he opened and Managed various five star hotels in and around Cape Town.
Deon returned to his acting career in 2001 and has been in a variety of ...
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
11. Bjorn Steinbach
Actor | Invictus
Bjorn Jorg Walter Steinbach hails from Port Elizabeth, South Africa. He graduated from Grey High School in 2002 and then in 2003 attended school at the University of Cape Town to study psychology. In 2005, he was on Fear Factor: South Africa. He left UCT and enrolled in City Varsity in 2006 to ...
12. Natasha Loring
Actress | The Dinosaur Project
Natasha Loring is known for her work on The Dinosaur Project (2012), Star Wars: The Old Republic - Knights of the Fallen Empire (2015) and Star Wars: The Old Republic - Knights of the Eternal Throne (2016).
13. 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 ...
14. Patrick Mofokeng
Actor | Invictus
15. Francis Chouler
Actor | Eye in the Sky
Francis is a South African born actor living and working from Cape Town. Born the youngest of four to a German/Dutch mother and English South African father, Francis was schooled in two of Cape Town's Rudolf Steiner schools before attending the University of Cape Town, where he received his four ...
16. Sivuyile Ngesi
Actor | Invictus
17. Conrad Kemp
Actor | Bram Fischer
Conrad Kemp is a South African actor of British and Afrikaans descent. He trained in Ireland at the Gaiety School of Acting. He has performed to critical acclaim in Ireland, the United Kingdom, South Africa and the USA, including principle roles on both the West End in London (Stones in his Pockets...
18. Anele Matoti
Actor | Agatha Christie's Marple
Marple: A Caribbean Mystery
19. Alex McGregor
Actress | Searchers
Actor | Lost Boys: The Thirst
Lost Boys: The Thirst
21. Scott Sparrow
Actor | Dredd
22. Sven Ruygrok
Actor | Origin
Sven Ruygrok is a dynamic South African born actor. He is best known for his role as Rambo in the Spud (2010) franchise acting opposite John Cleese . He has acted in films such as Zulu (2013) with Orlando Bloom and Bring It On: Worldwide #Cheersmack (2017). He trained as a national gymnast and was ...
Actor | Black Sails
24. Tyrone Keogh
Actor | 24 Hours to Live