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Presley Chweneyagae: All you need to know

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Presley Chweneyagae all you need to know
Presley Chweneyagae all you need to know

Presley Chweneyagae the South African actor

Presley Chweneyagae was born in 1984 in the North West Province, South Africa. His mother, Agnes Keagile named him after her favourite singer, Elvis Presley.

Although he had acted before in plays, Tsotsi was his first feature film. His most recent role is on the South African telenovela, The River as Thuso “Cobra” Mokoena.

The River is a South African television series created by Phathu Makwarela and Gwydion Beynon which airs on 1Magic on DStv and is available for streaming on Showmax. Sindi Dlathu plays the lead role as the mining magnate Lindiwe Dlamini-Dikana, alongside a star cast that includes Hlomla Dandala and Presley Chweneyagae.

Presley starred in the film Tsotsi, which won the Academy Award for Foreign Language Film at the 78th Academy Awards.




Chweneyagae’s latest films include More Than Just a Game, State of Violence and Africa United. He is currently doing a play about Solomon Mahlangu, a former MK cadre who was hanged at the age of 21. He has recently been focusing on stage plays and more films.

Video: Presley Chweneyagae the South African actor

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Presley Chweneyagae’s work

Tsotsi (2005)
iNumber Number (2013)
Zama Zama (2013)
The Number (2017)
The River 1 Magic (2018)




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