TV actors TV Actors from Durban

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List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Durban, with photos when available. These renowned Durban 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 Durban, but everyone on this list grew up in Durban and considers it to be their home. This list includes Durban TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Durban then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Durban. Various bits of information are available for these Durban celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different TV actors, including Kandyse McClure and Cyril Cusack.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Durban?" and "Who are the most famous Durban actors?"
Cyril Cusack is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Durban
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Cyril Cusack was an actor. ...more

Acted In: Jesus of Nazareth, The Golden Bowl, Strumpet City, Clochemerle

Birthplace: Durban, South Africa

Nationality: Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom, South Africa

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#36 on The Best Irish Actors of All Time

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Kandyse McClure is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Durban
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Kandyse McClure is a South African-born Canadian actress. She has played Anastasia Dualla on the Sci Fi Channel's television program Battlestar Galactica, and Dr. Clementine Chasseur on the Netflix original series Hemlock Grove. ...more

Acted In: Battlestar Galactica, Hemlock Grove, Persons Unknown, Battlestar Galactica (The Miniseries), Higher Ground, + more

Birthplace: Durban, South Africa

Nationality: Canada, South Africa

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Glynis Barber is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Durban
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Glynis Barber is a South African-born British actress of Afrikaner descent. When she was five years old, her parents divorced, and she and her mother moved to Johannesburg. She is best known for her portrayals of Soolin in Blake's 7, Sgt. Harriet Makepeace in the British police drama Dempsey and Makepeace, Fiona Brake in Night and Day, DCI Grace Barraclough in Emmerdale and Glenda Mitchell in EastEnders. ...more

Acted In: EastEnders, Blake's 7, The Royal, Night and Day, Further Adventures Of Lucky Jim (1982), + more

Birthplace: Durban, South Africa

Nationality: South Africa

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Brian Pettifer is an actor who has appeared in many television shows. Pettifer was born in Lower Durban, South Africa, and briefly brought up in Glasgow and London. He intended to become a photographer, but pursued a career as an actor. He appeared as a child in the BBC's This Man Craig and Dr. Finlay's Casebook, and Madame Bovary which gave him the avid interest in acting on television. His first film role was in Lindsay Anderson's film If..... He also appeared in Anderson's O Lucky Man! and Britannia Hospital. He was a regular in Rab C. Nesbitt mainly propping up a bar, but was also known as Aircraftman Bruce Leckie in Get Some In!, where he was constantly the butt of jokes directed at him ...more

Acted In: Rab C. Nesbitt, Hamish Macbeth, To the Ends of the Earth, Get Some In!, This Man Craig

Birthplace: Durban, South Africa

Nationality: Scotland, United Kingdom

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