Flip Theron

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Flip Theron (1945-2024) was an Afrikaans stage, film and TV actor.


Born on 24 October, 1945, and raised in Hoekwil on the Garden Route, he became a stage and media performer, working for various companies and the SABC.

He later returned to Wildernis on the Garden Route, where he spent the last 20 years of his life. He died of cancer in Sedgefield on 17 June, 2024. Married to Emilie Theron, and the couple one son.

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

He started his career as a stage actor and did radio work and dubbing for the SABC

Among the dubbing projects was the voice of the lead character in in the American series Quincy (broadcast in Afrikaans in the late 1970s).

He performed on stage in Die Van Aardes van Grootoor (as “Fanie”), Send for Dolly (1980) and in Die Vonkel in Haar Oë! (CAPAB 1989).

He acted in a number of Afrikaans television series, including the popular Nommer Asseblief, Dokter,Dokter, Vyfster

His film work included Blink Stefaans, Pretoria, O Pretoria!, Hoener met die Rooi Skoene, Knysna, Jopie Theron, Faan se Trein, Beloftes van Môre (1981).


SACD 1979/80.

Photograph held by NELM: [Collection: MARKET THEATRE]: 2004. 30. 5. 169.

Nico Malan Theatre pamphlet, Feb-March 1989.


Flip Theron onthou vir humor en talent, Die Burger Friday, 28 June 2024.[1]

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