Deon Stewardson (19**-2017). Actor.
He settled in the Karoo town of Aberdeen almost by accident in 2005, when he and his girlfriend at the time were on a road trip through small country towns. He fell in love with the unusual old house in Murray Street near the Dutch Reformed Church and bought it, to become a well-known local personality. He lived there with his partner, Marianne Meijer, until 2017, running a backpackers establishment. He died in Graaff-Reinet on 27 Oktober 2017.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
Performed in A Community of Two, Kennedy's Children, Cause Célèbre (for Toerien/Firth), Hardy Folk (with the Young Market Company), Die Van Aardes van Grootoor (at the Market Theatre), Info Scandels, Working Class Hero Bye Bye Blues & Hello Howzit, Wie in Glashuise Woon, The Merchant of Venice, The School for Scandal, Oh What a Lovely War! (PACT 1980), Softer than Rock (1990), King Lear (as the Earl of Gloucester, 1998).
He played a lead role in a popular British television series Wild at Heart in the late 1990s.
He has appeared in advertisements made for the overseas market.
SACD 1975/76; 1979/80; 1980/81.
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