Brian Webber

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Brian Webber (19*-). Actor.

Biography

Training

He studied at the University of the Witwatersrand Drama Department.

Career

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

Roles include Alan Strange in Equus directed by Lara Foot; Boytjie in 'n Skewe Sirkel CAPAB, directed by Marthinus Basson. Janneman in Die Eend (Charles Fourie), Joe in Come Back to the Five & Dime Jimmy Dean, Tales from the 1001 Nights, De Flores from The Changeling. He also appeared in Arcadia (1994), Shopping and Fucking, Ek, Anna van Wyk, Beautiful Thing, Wombtide, Art Attack - Oxygen, Metamorphosis, Master Harold...and the boys.

Siener in die Suburbs, (P.G. du Plessis, dir Chris Vorster, KKNK, 2002).

Awards, etc

Vita Award for Best SA Comedy Performance, two Vita Awards for Best Supporting Actor. (Dates? Productions?)

He was awarded the Johannesburg Repertory Players Award and the Market Theatre's Award for Best Student Actor.

He received a Vita Award for Best Actor in his role as Aaln in Equus (1995). Winner of the Fleur du Cap Award as Best Supporting Actor, 1995-1996 for his role in Beautiful Thing.

Sources

The Limelight, 1993/94

Fortunately theatre programme, 2002.


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