Henriëtta Gryffenberg (1964- ) is a South African actress, playwright and television scriptwriter, best known for her role in the Afrikaans drama series Sonkring and for writing the screenplay for the Afrikaans television drama series Erfsondes, which premiered on SABC2 in 2007.
Henriëtta was born in Johannesburg.
She studied Drama at the University of Pretoria, Department of Drama, graduating in 1984 and in 1985 she obtained her teacher's diploma..
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
As a student she had a role in a production of People are Living There (1986).
Subsequent roles on stage include Die Papegaaivrou (1990), the pantomime Jan en die Boontjierank (1991), Droomsmokkelaar (1993), Keely and Du (1997), Briewe aan 'n Rooi Dak (Aardklop 2001), Desnieteenstaande (Aardklop 2003), Sophia Mentz Beredder Haar Boedel (Aardklop 2007).
She was awarded the Kanna Prize, best performance in music theatre, for the text and her performance in Swartskaap, 2005, a text also rewarded with the AngloGold/ Ashanti-Smeltkroesprys for best new Afrikaans text in 2004.
See: Leads Agency .
Amazwi Literary awards database.
Beeld, 2 October 2004.
Die Burger, 1 April 2005.
Wikipedia (Afrikaans) .
See also sources pertaining to individual productions.
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