Deon van Zyl

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VAN ZYL, Deon (19**-) Stage and radio actor.




Deon studied at the University of Natal.


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

His first major role was as Romeo in the Theatre Workshop production of Romeo and Juliet. He starred as Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew, Solange in The Maids, and Demetrius in A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Other roles include those in Fifth of July, The Dining Room, Vieux Carré, Terre’Blanche, Macbeth (CAPAB 1981), As jy blind is, hoe weet jy waar om jou sigaret te ash? (2003).

He founded the Hermit Theatre in Durban in June 1978.

On television he was ssen in Agter Elke man as Steve Anderson.

Awards, etc

He received the Durban Critics' Circle Award for his contribution to the arts in 1979.


Macbeth programme notes, 1981.

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