Johan van Jaarsveld

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Johan van Jaarsveld (194*-). Actor, playwright and radio and television producer.

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

On stage he was seen in Die Loodswaaiers (CAPAB 1966), Die Dame met die Kamelias (CAPAB 1966), Richard III (CAPAB production in Afrikaans), The West Indian (CAPAB 1967), Voëlvry (KRUIK/UTS 1967), Hamlet (1969, Little Theatre), The Royal Hunt of the Sun (UCT 1969/70), The Crucible (1970), 'n Wingerdstok sal Rank 1971.

He wrote the comedic television series Sagmoedige Neelsie broadcast by SABC in 1974.

Television work

“Dokter” in TV Dr Con se Overberge, 1981 (Die Vaderland, 20 January 1981.)

De Kat, Vol. 10, Iss 9, , Mar, :AUTUMN, 1995. Producer Vallei van Sluiers, Kyknet drama series.

Rapport 9 July 1995 Scriptwriter of the tv futuristic drama Woestynblom Producer Malan & Kie, TV drama SABC 2 Beeld 1 April 2008 Co-writer (with Louis Pretorius) of Die Boekklub Kyknet.

2018 writer of Onder die Suiderkruis, television drama, SABC.

Awards, etc.

He is a winner of an Artes Award.


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