Henri van Wyk

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(Henry). (19*-19*) Actor, manager and playwright. * A member of the amalgamated Paul de Groot Toneelgeselskap from 1927. He started with a role in Besigheid is Besigheid (Mirbeau,1927), then did Haar Twede Man (Géraldy, 1928), Geleende Geld (Ibsen, 1928), *. ** In 1932 he founded the Henri van Wyk Toneelgeselskap and toured with his own play Koningin Esther, playing the fictional Oriental villain "Hamman" himself. His company included Kobus Bester, **

Sources

See Binge, 1969; [TH]

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