Gideon Emery

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EMERY, Gideon (1972- ). British born South African actor. [1]


Born in the UK in 1972; his family moved to Johannesburg when he was four years old.


A graduate of the Wits School of Dramatic Arts, 1993, with honours in acting and scriptwriting.


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

As a student he had roles in See How They Run, Echoes of the Night.

Played in Heel Against the Head as Ma-Loom, 1995, Children of the Wolf 1997.

Wrote and performed a one-man show Thin Man Talking. First staged at the Grahamstown Festival in 1996.

Appeared in Death of a Salesman (directed by Bobby Heaney, Baxter Theatre, 2001).

Wrote and acted in The Great Glendini, opening 6 August 2001, directed by Amanda Lane.

Acted in Lane & Abel, 1998, Sleeping Around, August 1999, Certified Male, December 2001.

He appeared in a Western movie Glory, Glory.

Awards, etc


Wikipedia [2] [3]

Heel Against the Head programme notes, 1995.

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