Frank Opperman (born 1960) is a stage, film and TV actor and musician.
He was married to the actress Susan Coetzer. They have one son, Frankie. Frank has remarried and the couple have a daughter.
He studied drama at the Pretoria Technikon in the early 1980s.
He joined PACT Drama circa 1985. He spent a few years in America to obtain a Green Card but returned to South Africa in the mid 1990s.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
Directed and designed Lunchtime Concert (Student drama 1983).
He has collaborated with Dana Snyman on a number of one-man shows, such as Die Uwe, Pottie Potgieter and its sequel Wyk 14, Rooikaart (Woordfees 2011), Die Klaagliedere van ds. Tienie Benadé and Hond.
On television he played Chris The Big Time and Ouboet in Orkney Snork Nie.
Artes best actor The Big Time 1992 and The Big Time 2nd series, 1994, both broadcast on SABC television.
His documentary film My Hare Krishna Family won three awards in India in 2006. (Beeld, 14 March 2006)
Programme: Albert Camus: The Outsider, PK 11 Productions, 1998.
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