Chris Buchanan

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Chris Buchanan (1962-) is an actor


He was born in Cape Town in 1962. He studied Physical Education at Stellenbosch University where he performed in various of the Drama School productions. He completed his National Service as an officer in the Parachute Batallion.



He worked for CAPAB, Pieter Toerien and NAPAC productions.

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

His performances include roles in Blithe Spirit, M. Butterfly, P.S. Your Cat is Dead!, When Did You Last See My Mother?, Sarcophagus, Measure for Measure, the AIDS play The Normal Heart, The Private Ear/The Public Eye (for NAPAC), Richard III (as Tyrrell).

Sons of England Dramatic Society


Cape Times Amateur Actor of the Year Award for his role as Jimmy in P.S. Your Cat is Dead!.


Blithe Spirit theatre programme, 1989

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