Illse Roos

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(196*) (Sometimes Ilse Roos). A South African actress and singer, best known for the role of Lynette Strydom in the television serial Egoli – Plek van Goud from 1991 to 2002.



Studied at the University of Stellenbosch Drama Department.


After doing some cabaret work for the Libertas Theatre Club (e.g. in 3-D by Anthony Costandius in 1984), the Drama Department (Hennie Aucamp's *** in 198*) and working for the Breughel Theatre [??** ]for a few productions, she went on to professional cabaret work and later fame as one of the leads in the long-running TV soap opera Egoli.

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

She has appeared on stage in Die Vlindervanger, Van Arme B.B., Die Asjaspassie, 3-D, Taraboemdery, August, August, August, Slegs vir Almal, Die Vroue van Troje.


Wolwedans in die Skemer (Arista), 2012. TV series: Erfsondes (Melinda Joubert), 2012. TV series: 7de Laan (Isabelle Moolman), 2008-2009. TV series: Amalia (Amalia in 1st season and Eleanor in 2nd season), 2005-2006. Die Prins van Pretoria, 1993 TV series: Egoli – Plek van Goud (Lynette Strydo), 1991-2002. TV series: Agter Elke Man, (Elna le Roux), 1990.


Blou Kafee, 2006



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