George Korelin

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George Korelin. (19*-) Actor. **





He came to South Africa on a short-term contract in 1957 and remained in the country.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

He starred in Adam Leslie’s revue Strike it Rich in 1967 at the Adam Leslie Theatre. It also starred Leslie, Joan Blake and Judy Layne with Marjorie Gordon replacing Joan during the run. He starred in The Academy’s production of Birds of Paradise directed by Michael Pertwee together with Rex Garner, Melody O'Brian and Patricia Sanders in 1974. He starred in Don't Just Lie There, Say Something together with Rex Garner, John Hayter and Melody O'Brian at the Academy Theatre in 1977. He starred in Rex Garner’s production of What More Could She Want together with Melody O'Brian and Garner at the Alexander and the Academy in 1979.

He played Detective Sergeant Porterhouse in Run for your Wife (1984) and Sergeant Towers in See How They Run, 1988.

He had a role in the radio play Brief Encounter.

Awards, etc


Tucker, 1997. 526, 536

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