Etienne Essery

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Etienne Essery (196*-) is a writer and actor.


As a member of the End Conscription Campaign [1], he served four months in jail in 1983. He wrote a feature film script looking at South Africa in the Seventies and Eighties.

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

As actor he played the role of "Whitely" in We Three Kings in 1982.

He wrote the plays The Proxy (1994) and Downsizing Paradise (1997).


Daily News, 19 April 1994.

The Herald, 12 May 1997.

Mail & Guardian, 28 August 2008 (re jail sentence).

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