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 ...
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
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 ...
10. 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 ...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
43. Dirk Jonker
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 ...
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 ...