Birth Place Matching "Pretoria, South Africa" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | The Mummy
Arnold Vosloo was born in Pretoria, South Africa, to stage actor parents, Johanna Petronella Vorster and Johannes J. Daniel Vosloo. He is an Afrikaaner (of mostly Dutch, as well as German, Swiss-German, Danish, and French, descent).
Vosloo quickly established a fine reputation as an actor in his ...
2. Glynis Johns
Actress | Mary Poppins
Husky voiced Glynis is the daughter of actor Mervyn Johns. Best known for her light comedy roles and often playful flirtation, Glynis was born in South Africa while her parents were on tour there (her mother was a concert pianist) but was always proud of her Welsh roots and took delight in playing ...
3. Nigel Green
Actor | Zulu
The character actor Nigel Green, born in Pretoria, South Africa, in 1924, was educated in England and studied chemical engineering before winning a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. By age 24, he was appearing on stage at both the Old Vic and Stratford-on-Avon, and in the ...
5. Liesl Ahlers
Actress | Triggered
Liesl Ahlers is a South African Actress. She studied Acting for Film & TV in Canada at the Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Arts (VADA).
Liesl was cast as Marina Mills in the Warner Bros feature film Friend Request, for which she received an award in Moscow. Liesl acted opposite William Hurt in BBC ...
7. Reine Swart
Actress | Siembamba
Reine Swart is an actress and filmmaker best known for The Lullaby (2018), Die Pro (2015) and Detour (2017). Heks (2020/2021) is Reine's directorial debut. She also stars in The Empty Man (2020) opposite James Badge Dale. Reine also stars as a lead in Triggered yet to be released. Reine has played ...
8. Gerald Kyd
Gerald Kyd was born in Pretoria, South Africa. His heritage is Greek and Scots. Gerald trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. He has worked extensively in theatre, television and film. On television, he is known for Persons Unknown, Cold Feet, Harlots, Deep Water and Casualty. In...
11. Stanley Unwin
Actor | Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Stanley Unwin was born on June 7, 1911 in Pretoria, South Africa. He was an actor, known for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968), The Secret Service (1969) and Carry on Regardless (1961). He was married to Frances Anne Unwin. He died on January 12, 2002 in Daventry, Northamptonshire, England.
13. Rikus Strauss
Actor | 7de Laan
After completing high school in 2014, he started his studies at the Performing Arts Lifestyle Institute. During his time there he participated in multiple stage productions as well as many film projects. In 2015 he starred as the lead "Eric" in the Musical "Once Upon A Song" and was also the sound ...
15. Kaz McFadden
Director | Hoe om 'n perd te teken
Kaz McFadden was born in Pretoria, South Africa. After matriculating at HTS John Vorster, he enrolled at the Performing Arts Lifestyle Institute (PALI). After completing his third year at PALI in 2006, he made his debut on national television in "Binnelanders". In 2007 he completed his fourth year ...
16. Nico Panagio
Actor | Vuil Wasgoed
Nico Panagio is a South African born actor, presenter and businessman of Greek descent. He has been in the entertainment industry for a decade and a half and starred in various theatre productions, television dramas and block busting feature films. He is the host of Survivor SA and presents for the...
17. Gérard Rudolf
Actor | The Siege of Jadotville
He was born in Pretoria, South Africa on 20 April 1966. After completing high school in 1983 he spent two years in the military (compulsory!!). He drifted through the USA in 1986. In 1987 he joined the Drama school at the University of Pretoria where he graduated in 1989. He then joined the CAPAB ...
19. Lizanne Tulip
Lizanne Tulip is a South African born, award-winning actress who moved to Los Angeles to further her career. Theatre trained in London, Lizanne has been cast in a number of feature films, short films, comedy sketches, music videos, silent movies, commercials, documentaries, industrial videos and ...
28. Judy Ditchfield
Actress | Stander
Judy Ditchfield was born on July 22, 1963 in Pretoria, South Africa as Judith Angela Broderick. She is an actress, known for Stander (2003), Cape of Good Hope (2004) and Hooded Angels (2002). She has been married to Paul Ditchfield since April 9, 1988. They have two children.
31. Carlie Taylor
Make Up Department | Seven Guns to Mesa
Carlie Taylor was born on September 16, 1897 in Pretoria, South Africa as Charles John Robert Taylor. He is known for his work on Seven Guns to Mesa (1958), The Toughest Man Alive (1955) and The Rogues (1964). He died on September 19, 1967 in Sunland, California, USA.
32. Faf du Plessis
Faf du Plessis was born on July 13, 1984 in Pretoria, South Africa as Francois du Plessis. He has been married to Imari Visser since November 23, 2013. They have one child.
Actor | The Fish Tank
Retief van der Liefde is a South African actor best known for his recurring role as Dr. Christiaan du Preez in the kykNET soapie Binnelanders, in 2015.
He studied Drama at the University of Pretoria, where he received his Honours degree in New Media and Film Studies in 2011.
He has appeared in a ...
38. Florance McGee
Actress | Poliziotto superpiù
Florance McGee was born on September 24, 1902 in Pretoria, South Africa as Florence Mary McGee. She was an actress, known for Super Fuzz (1980), Empire of the Ants (1977) and Where the Boys Are (1984). She died on June 16, 2000 in Miami, Florida, USA.
Writer | Griekwastad
Jacques Steenkamp is an award-winning South African journalist, bestselling author, screenwriter and aspiring actor. He studied film and scriptwriting in the UK at both the Bournemouth & Poole College of Further Education and Bournemouth University between 2000 and 2004. His first book, The ...
41. Felipe Kirsten
Producer | The Milk Man
Felipe Kirsten is an Italian-South African director, producer and writer. Kirsten began his film career at age 13 in his hometown of Johannesburg. At 17 years old he became the youngest South African film director to have accepted a major category award at a national film festival, with his ...
42. Claude Brenner
Self | The Quiz Kids No. Q1-2
Claude Brenner was 12½ in 1940 and already a high school freshman when he made the first of what would be dozens of appearances on "Quiz Kids," a radio show that quickly became a household name.
"I was two years ahead in school, younger than most of my classmates," he told the Globe in 1983. "At ...
48. Sally-Rae Upman
Director | Perilous Assumption
Sally-Rae Upman was born and raised in Pretoria on 19 September 1986. Her parents Norman and Rene Upman realized her potential for acting after a director who noticed Sally-Rae performing in a church play recommended that they send her for acting training and placing her with a talent agency. ...