Top 10 Best South African Actors in 2020
The Film, drama and media are among the fastest-growing industries in South Africa. We always count on South African actors and scriptwriters to take a story off the street and to portray it on a stage as best as they can for us. Here’s a list of Top 10 South African Actors Of All Time that have done a great job in their spaces! you think you should know.
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Best Actors in South Africa
1. Sello Maake Ka-Ncube
Born on the 12th of March 1960, Sello Maake is one of the best actors in South Africa. He has performed in theatre, film and television in the following countries:
- South Africa,
- The United States,
- Canada and
- other parts of Europe.
He acted in the following movies:
- Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,
- Farewell Ella Bella,
- Call Us Crazy and
- The Whale Caller,
He also won himself many awards including:
- FNB Vita Award for Best Performance in a Comedy by a Male in Call Us Crazy, and
- the Pan African Heritage Broadcast Achievement Award for Drama, to mention a few.
2. Jamie Bartlett
James Bartlett is a South African actor best known for his role as the wicked puppet master, David Genaro on Rhythm City that is aired in many African countries such as Kenya, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho, Cameroon, Malawi and Ghana.
Without any doubt, Jamie one of the most talented actors in South Africa. He also won several awards including:
- The Crystal Award for Best Actor for his role in Isidingo, and
- The Vita Award for Best Lead Actor for his role in The Great Outdoors, and more.
3. Shona Ferguson
Shona Ferguson is a South African actor and co-founder of Ferguson Films.
The South African movie industry is really blessed to have veteran actors like Shona Ferguson.
He has also featured in other works like:
- The Wild,
- Rockville, and
- Mrs. Mandela.