He studied at Rhodes University and PE Technikon.
His first professional years were at CAPAB, which he joined in 1979, the Space Theatre and Troupe Theatre Company. Since 1982 he has been predominantly involved in TV and film work but has done at least one play every year.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
Ian acted in productions such as The Shadow of the Glen (1976), Look Back in Anger (1977), Skyvers (1978), as Stephano in The Merchant of Venice (Maynardville 1979), Death of a Salesman (1979), as Mosie in Die Swerfjare van Poppie Nongena (1979), Kafka’s Metamorphosis (1980), Chinchilla (1980), Claw (1981), Agamemnon (1981) Summit Conference (1981), Accidental Death of an Anarchist (1983), Rain (1983), The Real Thing (1983), True West (1983),Going Under (1984), as Boet Cronjé in Die Koggelaar (1987), played Donny in American Buffalo (1988), Mallemeulwals (1998), The Blood Knot (1998), Tot Die Dood Ons Skei (1999), Oor Die Berge (2004), Die Vloek van die Strandjutwolf (2006).
DALRO award 1987 for the best performance in Afrikaans in Die Koggelaar
American Buffalo theatre programme 1988.
Photographs, theatre programmes held by NELM.
Return to ESAT Personalities R
Return to South African Theatre Personalities
Return to The ESAT Entries
Return to Main Page