Gert van Niekerk

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Gert van Niekerk (born circa 1960). Actor.


Gert matriculated in 1979 and completed two years’ National Service. He is the son of actor Louis van Niekerk.



He studied drama at the University of Pretoria from 1982 to 1985.


After graduating he joined PACT until 1988.

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

For PACT he did productions such as Bloeiende Lente, In Die Begin, Bar and Ger, The Road to Slagtersnek, Die Laaste Sondag, Die Opstand van die Narre, Kyk Hoe Hol Hulle, 'n Seder val in Waterkloof and Die Van Aardes van Grootoor.

For SWAPAC he did Môre is 'n Lang Dag and for CAPAB Stille Nag.

Die Jaar Toe My Ma Begin Sing Het (KKNK 1995).

He directed Eendsonderend in 2011.

Since 19** has been on the production team of Franz Marx Productions. ??**

He has appeared on television in Arende and Agter Elke Man and in the film The Devil.

Awards, etc


Stille Nag programme notes (CAPAB 1990).

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