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10 South African actors who will be household names in 2015

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Sean Cameron Michael

Sean Cameron Michael
Actor, 24
Born in Cape Town, South African thespian Sean Cameron Michael started acting at the age of twelve in stage musicals. While continuing his schooling, he studied drama with Rita Maas-Phillips (RADA) and after completing his two years national service in the South African Defense Force, decided to pursue acting professionally...

“ claim to fame: 24, black sails, the salvation, challenger disaster ” - filmobsessivecompulsive
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Brandon Auret

Brandon Auret
Brandon Auret is an actor, known for Elysium (2013), District 9 (2009) and Durban Poison (2013).
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Conrad Kemp

Conrad Kemp
Actor, The Girl
Conrad Kemp is a South African actor of British and Afrikaans descent. He trained in Ireland at the Gaiety School of Acting. He has performed to critical acclaim in Ireland, the United Kingdom, South Africa and the USA, including principle roles on both the West End in London (Stones in his Pockets, 2006) and Broadway in New York (Romeo and Juliet, 2013)...
“ claim to fame: zulu, the girl, romeo & juliet ” - filmobsessivecompulsive
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Carl Beukes

Carl Beukes
Carl Beukes is a South African actor and male model best known for his role as Paul McPherson in Isidingo. Carl Beukes is an actor of note, having performed in numerous stage, television and film productions.
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Tyrone Keogh

Tyrone Keogh
Actor, Blood Diamond
“ claim to fame: dominion, blood diamond, generation kill ” - filmobsessivecompulsive
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Sven Ruygrok

Sven Ruygrok
Dynamic 19 year-old Sven Ruygrok graduated from Beaulieu College in 2009 with two distinctions - one of them in his favorite subject, Drama. A natural leader, Sven was Deputy Head Boy and was awarded Full Drama Colours. Until recently, he was involved in Men's Artistic Gymnastics and received his Junior Protea Colours in this sport...

“ claim to fame: spud, zulu, outpost 37 ” - filmobsessivecompulsive
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Alex McGregor

Alex McGregor
Alex McGregor was born on June 7, 1993 in Cape Town, South Africa. She is an actress, known for Spud (2010), Spud 2: The Madness Continues (2013) and Young Ones (2014).
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Luke Tyler

Luke Tyler
Luke studied acting for film at the Screen Actors Studio in Cape Town under the direction of Award winning, veteran actress Aletta Bezuidenhoudt. After being seen in various international commercials and Sky TV's hit series 'The Runaway' his first notable role came in the form of "Luke Brady" in the thriller Dark Tide opposite Halle Berry (Monsters Ball)...
“ claim to fame: dredd, sleepers wake, dark tide ” - filmobsessivecompulsive
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Kim Engelbrecht

Kim Engelbrecht
Kim Engelbrecht was born on June 20, 1980 in Cape Town, South Africa as Kim Suzanne Engelbrecht. She is an actress, known for Sarahsarà (1994), Bunny Chow Know Thyself (2006) and Death Race: Inferno (2012). See full bio »

Born: Kim Suzanne Engelbrecht
June 20, 1980 in Cape Town, South Africa
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Tanit Phoenix

Tanit Phoenix
Tanit Phoenix is a South African fashion model and actress. She is best known for her swimwear and lingerie photo shoots after appearing in a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2003 and in GQ magazine and FHM in the same year.