Jacques Blignaut

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BLIGNAUT, Jacques (1979- ) is a South African actor best known for his role as Vince Meintjies in the television series 7de Laan.



He was born on July 16, 1979 in Vryburg, North West Province, South Africa.


He studied at the University of the Witwatersrand in the late 1990s.


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

As a student he played Dr Rank in a Wits Drama Department production of A Doll's House (1998) and one of the elders in Ugcaleka Ubuyile, an African intrepetation of the Greek tragedy Oedipus.

Other productions include Gums and Noses (as Calvin, 2001) and Double Bill (2006).

In the feature film Gums & Noses (film) Jacques played an extra called Nightclub Barman.

Awards, etc


The Citizen, 19 May 1998, 15 September 1998, 12 November 2001.

Mail and Guardian, 24 June 2004.

Beeld, 21 November 2005.

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