Deirdre Wolhuter

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Deirdre Wolhuter (19**-) Actress.


She is married to actor Jonathan Pienaar.



Studied at the University of Cape Town Drama Department, graduating 1989. BA and Performer's Diploma in Speech and Drama.


After graduating she was contracted to PACT Drama. Works a lot as a voice artist for radio and TV. Works as a freelance actor in education, industrial theatre and a number of roles in film and television.

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

As a student she had roles in The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail (UCT 1988), Dis Al (UCT 1987), Die Kaalkop Prima Donna (UCT 1987), The Rimers of Eldritch (1988), Zones of Peace (UCT 1989).

Roles in i.a. Two Gentlemen of Verona (Maynardville), The Tempest, King Lear, Boeing-Boeing, Seriously Considering Sydney (1994) and Heliotrope Bouquet (1994), Ons Hou Konsert (1999), In Kamera (1990), God's Forgotten (1995).

Appeared in the BAT production of Vettie, Vettie.

Yerma (2002), Die Man met die Dertien Kinders (2003), Wrestlers (2008), Careful (2009), Buitepos (2012)

Founding member of A Company of Actors

TV roles include Leendra in Soutmansland, SABC2, circa 2000 and she appeared in the film 'n Paw-paw vir my darling (2015).

Awards, etc

Nominated for Fleur du Cap as best supporting actress, 1993, Two Gentlemen of Verona..


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