Jason Ralph

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Jason Ralph (19**-). Actor.


Versatile actor who is equally at home in both serious drama and musical theatre productions, picking up numerous awards along the way. Originally from the Eastern Cape, he settled in Cape Town.


He studied at the University of Cape Town Drama Department.


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

As a student played Odet in Bagasie (1996).

A founder member in 1997 of the Arena Theatre Company, for which he has done Noises Off (200*-), Skyf (1998), Pick Ups (1998), Elizabeth (200*-), Lovborg's Women (2011).

Other performances include As You Like It (Maynardville, 1999), Two Gentlemen of Verona (Maynardville, 2003), Play@Risk (200*), Athol Fugard’s Master Harold ... and the boys (1995) and Exits and Entrances (as Fugard, 2005). Musical work includes Fiela's Child - The Musical ((1999) and The Rocky Horror Show (2004).

In 2012 he apeared as Monsieur André in The Phantom of the Opera.

He is a member of Not the Midnight Mass.

TV and film work included White Lies, The Story of the Sunflower, Sinbad and Big Okes. and *

Awards, etc

Naledi Award (award year 2004) Performance of actor in a supporting role (play).

2005 Herald Showtime Awards , best supporting actor The Rocky Horror Show.


The Herald, 31 January 2005.

Beeld, 20 February 2006.

Interview with Kate Rutter published in Cape Times, 18 November 2011.

The Star, 7 February 2012.

NELM Literary Awards database.

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