André Walters (193*-) Radio broadcaster, SATV personality and public relations officer.
He has a BA in psychology and English from the University of Stellenbosch. He has also done a three-year drama course.
His first broadcasting job was on the Afrikaans radio service. As broadcaster he was a pioneer of both Radio Good Hope (in the 1960s) and Radio Port Natal. In 1979 he was appointed manager of SABC Enterprises.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
Walters has also appeared on stage. In 1959 he had a role in Our Town/Ons Dorp. He played opposite Babs Laker in Hedda Gabler (CAPAB 1964). He played Armand opposite Berdine Grünewald in Die Dame met die Kamelias (1966).
He has also appeared in countless radio dramas and in the films Tien oor Tien and Pressure Burst.
He was a guest actor in the television series Willem.
He was a presenter of the nature programme on SA television, 50/50. He was involved in dubbing work for SATV.
The Argus 12 February 1979.
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