Jonathan Taylor

Jump to navigation Jump to search

Jonathan Taylor (19**-). Actor and singer.



Born in Israel of South African parents; the family moved to South Africa when Jonathan was two years old.


Education at Northview High School and then Johannesburg College of Education.


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

Performed in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (as Benjamin and Joseph), Grease (for Brickhill-Burke), Holy Moses and All That Jazz (at the Market Theatre), the ME nobody knows, for The Company at the Market Theatre in 1977, Godspell 1985.

He also starred in William Finn’s March of the Falsettos in September 1989 and in Jo'burg Follies at the Leonard Rayne in January 1990.

Other productions include Buddy! The Buddy Holly Story, Maid in the New South Africa, The Pirates of Penzance, The Fool in Shakespeare, Oh What a Lovely War!, Six Degrees of Separation and as the father Maurice in a 2008 production of the musical Beauty and the Beast. He appeared in a production of Equus directed by Alby Michaels at the Con Cowan Theatre, UJ, in 2013.

Awards, etc

He was nominated for a Vita Award (Natal region) as best supporting actor for his role in Falsettoland, award year 1992.


SACD 1975/76; 1977/78; 1978/79; 1979/80; 1980/81.

Tucker, 1997.

The Star, 23 April 2013.

IMDb [1].

Return to

Return to ESAT Personalities T

Return to South African Theatre Personalities

Return to The ESAT Entries

Return to Main Page