Emgee Pretorius

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Emgee Pretorius (1924-2007) [https://af.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emgee_Pretorius ]. Afrikaans actor.

Biography

He died on 1 May 2007 at the age of 83.

Youth

Training

Career

He first worked for the Gwen ffrangçon-Davies / Marda Vanne Company, toured with André Huguenet and the NTO and also appeared in films and on television.

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

He made is debut on stage in The Merry Wives of Windsor, toured with By die ou Meulstroom and played Osric in the Afrikaans Hamlet. He was alternate for the part of Eric in An Inspector Calls.

Other productions include Altyd My Liefste (1948), Die Indringer (1949), Nag het die Wind Gebring, Minnaar onder die Wapen, Hassan (1950), Die Vrek (1951), As Ons Twee Eers Getroud Is (1952).

Television appearances include roles in Vyfster, Nommer Asseblief, Koöperasiestories, Dryfsand, and he had roles in the films Die Wildsboudjie, Nag van die 19de and Stander.

Awards, etc

He was nominate for an Artes Award as best actor in Koöperasiestories.


Sources

An Inspector Calls pragramme notes, 1948.

Obituary Beeld. 2 May 2007.

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