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


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1. Arnold Vosloo

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. Elon Musk

Actor | Iron Man 2

Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971 in Pretoria, South Africa as Elon Reeve Musk. He is an actor and producer, known for Iron Man 2 (2010), Machete Kills (2013) and Thank You for Smoking (2005). He was previously married to Talulah Riley and Justine Musk.

4. Liesl Ahlers

Actress | Friend Request

Liesl Ahlers is a South African Actress based in Johannesburg. She studied Acting for Film & TV in Canada at the Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Arts (VADA).

She worked alongside William Hurt in BBC Two's The Challenger Disaster. She also starred in the short film Brunch that screened at film ...

5. 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 ...

6. Reine Swart

Actress | Siembamba

Reine Swart is an actress and filmmaker best known for The Lullaby (2018), Die Pro (2015) and Detour (2017). Reine has played in various TV series such as Syfy's Z Nation (2017) and Dominion (2015), BBC's Jamillah and Aladdin (2016) and National Geographic's Origins (2017). She also stars in The ...

7. Gerald Kyd

Actor | Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life

Gerald Kyd trained at LAMDA, and does a lot of stage work, most recently with the Royal Shakespeare company, where he played Trigorin in 'The Seagull', directed by Sir Trevor Nunn and starring Sir Ian McKellen. He can also be seen on NBC from 7th June in 'Persons Unknown', written by Christopher ...

8. Ido Drent

Actor | Ash vs Evil Dead

Ido Drent was born on January 27, 1987 in Pretoria, South Africa. He is an actor, known for Ash vs Evil Dead (2015), Offspring (2010) and Shortland Street (1992).

9. Angelique Naude

Actress | Chaos

Angelique Naude was born on March 26, 1981 in Pretoria, South Africa. She is an actress, known for Chaos (2005), Scary Movie 4 (2006) and Stargate: Atlantis (2004).

10. Lizanne Tulip

Never Let Me Go

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 ...

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.

12. 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...

13. Oti Mabuse

Self | Tipping Point: Lucky Stars

Oti Mabuse was born on August 8, 1990 in Pretoria, South Africa as Otlile Mabuse. She is married to Marius Iepure.

14. Liezl Carstens

Actress | Wild Hogs

Liezl Carstens was born in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. She is an actress, known for Wild Hogs (2007), Fright Night (2011) and The Keeper (2009).

15. Kaz McFadden

Actor | Die Wonderwerker

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. Louis Potgieter

Actor | Derrick

Louis Potgieter was born on April 4, 1951 in Pretoria, South Africa. He was an actor, known for Derrick (1974), Sunnyboy und Sugarbaby (1979) and Die Drehscheibe (1964). He died in August 1993.

17. Steve Hofmeyr

Actor | Treurgrond

Steve Hofmeyr was born on August 29, 1964 in Pretoria, South Africa. He is an actor, known for Treurgrond (2015), A Case of Murder (2004) and Agter elke man (1990). He has been married to Natasha Sutherland since 1998. They have two children.

18. Gérard Rudolf

Writer | Sweisbril

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. Willie Botha

Art Department | Conan the Barbarian

Willie Botha was born on April 1, 1962 in Pretoria, South Africa. He is known for his work on Conan the Barbarian (2011), The Expendables 2 (2012) and The Black Dahlia (2006).

20. Alwien Tulner

Actress | Baantjer

Alwien Tulner was born on May 19, 1970 in Pretoria, South Africa as Alwien Arienne Tulner. She is an actress, known for Baantjer (1995), Dood eind (2006) and The Delivery (1999). She has been married to Jochem Janssen since February 2004. They have one child.

21. Casper de Vries

Actor | Soweto Green: This Is a 'Tree' Story

Casper de Vries was born on June 1, 1964 in Pretoria, South Africa. He is known for his work on Soweto Green: This Is a 'Tree' Story (1995), Alec to the Rescue (1999) and Konfetti (2014).

22. Kallie Knoetze

Actor | Bomber

Kallie Knoetze was born on April 24, 1953 in Pretoria, South Africa as Nikolaas Jacobus Knoetze. He is an actor, known for Bomber (1982) and Sweet 'n Short (1991).

23. Retief van der Liefde

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 ...

24. Stefanie Sycholt

Writer | Themba

Stefanie Sycholt was born in 1963 in Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa. She is a writer and director, known for Themba (2010), Malunde (2001) and Inga Lindström (2004).

25. Vivian Bieldt

Actor | Red Dust

Vivian Bieldt was born on February 4, 1967 in Pretoria, South Africa. He is an actor, known for Red Dust (2004) and Mercenary for Justice (2006).

26. 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.

27. Lawrence Ah Mon

Actor | Hak hap

Lawrence Ah Mon was born in 1949 in Pretoria, South Africa. He is a director and actor, known for Hak hap (1996), Tong dang (1988) and Ng yi taam jeung: Lui Lok juen (1991).

28. Lionel Ngakane

Director | Jemima and Johnny

Lionel Ngakane was born on July 17, 1928 in Pretoria, South Africa. He was an actor and director, known for Jemima and Johnny (1966), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and Danger Man (1960). He died on November 26, 2003 in Rustenburg, South Africa.

29. Vyvyan Lorrayne

Actress | Top Secret!

Vyvyan Lorrayne was born on April 20, 1939 in Pretoria, South Africa. She is an actress, known for Top Secret! (1984), Cinderella (1970) and Gala Performance (1963).

30. Hennie Jacobs

Actor | Poena is Koning

Hennie Jacobs was born on June 20, 1981 in Pretoria, South Africa. He is an actor, known for Poena is Koning (2007) and 7de Laan (2000). He has been married to Marissa Vosloo-Jacobs since December 6, 2008.

31. Nico Sachse

Assistant Director | Catwoman

Nico Sachse was born on July 25, 1963 in Pretoria, South Africa. He is an assistant director and actor, known for Catwoman (2004), Freddy vs. Jason (2003) and I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009).

32. Ryan Norman

Self | I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!

Ryan Norman was born on February 25, 1998 in Pretoria, South Africa as Ryan Andrew Norman.

33. Myles Bourke

Actor | Die Bou van 'n Nasie

Myles Bourke was born on October 29, 1898 in Pretoria, South Africa as Myles Esmond Bourke. He was an actor, known for Die Bou van 'n Nasie (1938). He died in 1969 in Transvaal, South Africa.

34. 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 Glory Glory (2002). She has been married to Paul Ditchfield since April 9, 1988. They have two children.

35. Jacques Steenkamp

Assistant Director | Generation Kill

Jacques Steenkamp is an award winning South African journalist, bestselling author 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 Griekwastad Murders: ...

36. 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 ...

37. Claudia Henkel

Fata Morgana

Claudia Henkel was born in Pretoria, South Africa. She is known for her work on Fata Morgana (2007), Dancing with the Stars (2006) and Miss Universe 2005 (2005).

39. Pieter Geldenhuys

Actor | Nooi van my Hart

Pieter Geldenhuys was born on October 13, 1918 in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa as Pieter Burger Geldenhuys. He was an actor, known for Nooi van my Hart (1959), Onwettige Huwelik (1970) and Bait (1974). He died on February 16, 1980 in Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa.

40. Micki Pistorius

Self | Moses Sithole: The South African Strangler

Micki Pistorius was born on March 19, 1961 in Pretoria, South Africa.

41. G.F. Stegmann

Art Director | The Mayor's Nest

After working as an art director in the UK from 1931-1934, he returned to South Africa in 1936 to become an architect.

42. Ernest Mothle

Composer | Boesman and Lena

Ernest Mothle was born on December 2, 1941 in Pretoria, South Africa. He is an actor and composer, known for Boesman and Lena (1973), Doctor Who (1963) and Haunted Honeymoon (1986).

44. Seymour Papert

Self | Viden om

Seymour Papert was born on February 29, 1928 in Pretoria, South Africa as Seymour Aubrey Papert. He was married to Suzanne Massie. He died on July 31, 2016 in Blue Hill, Maine, USA.

45. Felipe Kirsten

Director | The Pixie Lowe Story

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 ...

46. Joost van der Westhuizen

Producer | Glory Game: The Joost van der Westhuizen Story

Joost van der Westhuizen was born on February 20, 1971 in Pretoria, South Africa as Joost Heystek van der Westhuizen. He was a producer, known for Glory Game: The Joost van der Westhuizen Story (2014) and Saamstaan: Ampie feat. Joost van der Westhuizen (2014). He was married to Amor Vittone and ...

47. Ennio Cacciato

Director | Du bist nicht Belmondo

Ennio Cacciato was born on January 27, 1972 in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. He is an actor and director, known for Du bist nicht Belmondo (2003), Weil Du die Sonne nicht sehen kannst (2004) and KussKuss - Dein Glück gehört mir (2005).

48. Koos Pretorius

Self | Carte Blanche

Koos Pretorius was born on August 18, 1965 in Pretoria, South Africa as Jacobus Philippus Pretorius.

49. Lucille Du Toit

Search for Beauty

Lucille Du Toit was born in 1916 in Pretoria, South Africa. She is an actress, known for Search for Beauty (1934) and Hollywood on Parade No. B-5 (1933).


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