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David Johnson (born 1981) Actor for stage and TV.


David was born in January 1981. Because of his father's job as a material technician, they moved around South Africa frequently and he went to nine schools, among them Settler's High School. He graduated from UCT in 2003. He married actress Bianca le Grange in 2015.

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

"Ferdi" in This Life was his first role as professional actor after he qualified. Other roles were, among others, in Pillow Talk (2004), Much Ado about Nothing (2005), Witnesses (Artscape, 2005), Hamlet (2005), The Boy Who Fell from the Roof (2005), Yellowman, Die Krismis van Map Jacobs (2012), Skrikkeljaar (2013).

He became a household name with TV roles in Sewende Laan, This Life and Society.


Interview with Lesley Byram published in Cape Times, 20 January 2005.

Cape Times, 31 October 2005.

The Weekender, 24 January 2009.

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See also

TVSA [1].

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