Actors TV Actors from Cape Town

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List Rules Only TV actors who were born or grew up in Cape Town.

List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Cape Town, with photos when available. These renowned Cape Town actors and actresses are listed by popularity, so the names at the top of the list will be the most recognizable. A few of these actors may not have technically been born in Cape Town, but everyone on this list grew up in Cape Town and considers it to be their home. This list includes Cape Town TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Cape Town then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Cape Town. Various bits of information are available for these Cape Town celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

List TV actors include Ian Hunter, Antony Sher and many additional TV actors as well.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Cape Town?" and "Who are the most famous Cape Town actors?"

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Bill Kerr is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
Hancock's Half Hour, Changi, Glenview High William Henry Kerr, credited as Bill Kerr, was a South African-born Australian actor, comedian and vaudevillian. Beginning as a child performer in Australia, he moved to Britain after World War ...more

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Antony Sher is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
The Company, The Shadow Line, Primo Sir Antony Sher, KBE is a South African-born British actor, writer and theatre director.

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Cecil Kellaway is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
Cecil Lauriston Kellaway was a South African-born character actor.

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Wensley Pithey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
Edward & Mrs. Simpson, Edward and Mrs Simpson, Special Branch Wensley Pithey was a South African character actor who had a long stage career. Pithey was born in Cape Town, South Africa. A graduate of the University of Cape Town where he studied music and ...more

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Ian Hunter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
The Adventures of Robin Hood Ian Hunter was an English character actor.

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Jeremy Hotz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
Just for Laughs, The Newsroom, Married Life Jeremy Hotz is a Canadian actor and stand-up comedian. He has appeared on Comedy Central Presents, the Just For Laughs comedy festival, the Late Show with David Letterman, and The Tonight Show ...more

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Faye Smythe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
Shortland Street Faye Smythe is a New Zealand television actor, best known for her role in Shortland Street as Nurse Tania Jeffries.

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Jenny Runacre is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
Brideshead Revisited Jenny Runacre is a South African-born English actress. Runacre was born in Cape Town, South Africa. She moved to London as a child, attended the Actors' Workshop there, and trained in the ...more

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Moira Lister is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
The Very Merry Widow Moira Lister de Gachassin-Lafite, Vicomtesse d’Orthez was a South African-born, English film, stage and television actress, and writer.

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Stelio Savante is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
Stelio Savante is a South African born New York actor, producer, and writer living in the United States. He is a native English-speaker and fluent in Afrikaans and Greek. In 2007 he became the ...more

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Marlene Dumas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
Marlene Dumas is a South African born artist and painter who lives and works in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. In the past Dumas produced paintings, collages, drawings, prints and installations. ...more

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Bill Flynn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
Case Closed, The Carruthers Brothers William "Bill" Flynn was a South African actor and comedian, perhaps best known for playing Tjokkie.

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Sean Michael is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
Black Sails, This Life Sean Cameron Michael is a South African actor, writer and singer. A native English speaker, he is also fluent in Afrikaans.

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Lesley-Ann Brandt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, Spartacus, Zombie Apocalypse Lesley-Ann Brandt is a South African-born actress who is based in Auckland, New Zealand, and Los Angeles, United States. Brandt has acted in a number of New Zealand television series and first ...more

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P. J. Prinsloo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
Edgemont Peter John Prinsloo is a South African actor. He has had recurring roles on Edgemont as Chris Laidlaw and on Battlestar Galactica as Lt. Mei 'Freaker' Firelli. Prinsloo has been a social justice ...more

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Donald Randolph is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
Donald Randolph was a film, television, and radio actor. The actor, who appeared in Alfred Hitchcock's Topaz, acted in dozens of radio dramas, television programs, and over thirty films. In 1950 ...more

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Paul Herzberg is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
Paul Herzberg is a South African-born actor and playwright. Born in Cape Town, he studied acting at the University of Cape Town and scriptwriting at the University of Pretoria. He moved to the ...more

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Yvonne Bryceland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
Zastrozzi: A Romance Yvonne Bryceland was a South African stage actress. Some of her best-known work was in the plays of Athol Fugard.

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Norma West is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
Norma West is a British actress, born 19 November 1943 in Cape Town, South Africa. Her most prolific television appearance was as Queen Elizabeth of York in the 1972 BBC series The Shadow of the ...more

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Eddie Kramer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
Edwin H. "Eddie" Kramer was born on 19 April 1942, in Cape Town, South Africa. He is a recording producer and engineer. Kramer has collaborated with several artists now in the Rock and ...more

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Craig Veroni is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
Craig Veroni is a South African born Canadian actor from Vancouver.

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Adrian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
Adrian Wilson Adrian Wilson is a South African model and actor. Wilson Started out as a male model, signed to Beatrice Model agency in Milan, Italy, Boss Model Management in his hometown of Cape Town, South ...more

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Noel Drayton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
Noel Drayton was an American actor, known for supporting roles in films like Elephant Walk, The Court Jester, Hong Kong Confidential and Botany Bay. He played also in TV series like Perry Mason. ...more

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Hazel Brooks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
Hazel Brooks was an American actress. Born in Cape Town, South Africa, she grew up in the U.S. and by 1943, at age 18, had been signed by the MGM film studio. Billed under her real name, Hazel ...more

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Crystal-Donna Roberts is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Cape Town
Getroud met rugby Crystal-Donna Roberts is a film and television actress.