Eric Nobbs

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Eric Nobbs [1] (195*- ) is a South African actor.

Biography

He obtained a Drama Diploma from Pretoria Technicon in 1977.

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

He made his debut as actor in Bartho Smit's Die Keiser (Soldaat, PACT 1978). During his subsequent long career he has appeared in productions of Soldatevryers (PACT 1979), 'n Maand op die Platteland (Matwej, PACT 1979), Rashomon (Houtkapper, PACT 1980), Bobaas van die Boendoe (PACT 1980), Die Drie Van Der Walts (as Dr Pilsen, PACT 1980), Pavane (Miguel, PACT 1980), Al Om Die Ander...? (Marjaval, PACT 1980), Die Onverwagte Besoeker (Konstabel Calitz, PACT 1980), Germanicus (as Marcus, PACT 1981), Kinkels innie Kabel (PACT 1981), Twaalfde Nag (Seekaptein, PACT 1981), A Midsummer Night's Dream (PACT 1981), 'n Stryd met Engele (1982), Die Laaste Sondag (Lubbe, PACT 1982), Spoke (Jacob Engstrand, PACT 1982), Kyk Hoe Hol Hulle (CAPAB 1983), Die Hand Vol Vere (PACOFS 1984), Vereeniging, Vereniging (Wag, PACT 1984), Faan se Stasie (as Faan, PACT 1985), Huis op Horings (PACT 1985), Die Trem se Naam: Begeerte (Harold Mitchell, PACT 1985), Die Opstand van die Narre (PACT 1986), Fluit vir die Vlieë (as Jan Vermaak, PACT 1987), Travelling Shots (1989), Hups in die Hydro (1990), Doppers en Filistyne (from 1995), Donkerland (KKNK 1996), Die Skandaal (1997), One Man's Life (NAF Fringe 1997), Requiem (NAF and Aardklop 1998), Die Vals Duet (KKNK 1999), Stille Waters (Langenhoven) (1997), Tell me the Truth (KKNK 2002), Sophia Mentz Beredder Haar Boedel (2007-2008), The Prize of Peace (2011).

He appeared in a PACT production of Die Verhoor as “Kerneels Olivier” in 1980 and in the English version of the play, The Road to Slagtersnek in 1986 as “Frederik Bezuidenhout”, also a PACT production.

Television roles include those in Meester (1992), Torings, Konings and in films such as Boetie Gaan Border Toe! (1984) and The Native Who Caused All the Trouble (1990), Jonathan (2016).

Sources

SACD 1981/82.

Theatre programmes of the various productions.

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