Leon Kruger

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Leon Kruger (19*-). Actor, playwright.


He studied at the Stellenbosch University Drama Department but did not complete the course due to a back operation. He studied in London in radio broadcasting at Birbeck College and at the London School of Radio.

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

He acted in Testosmoroon (2003) and in Toorberg (2005).

His play Oupa en Ouma sit op die stoep was performed at Aardklop in 2009. This was followed by Oupa en Ouma sit op die stoep en raak romanties in 2013.

Leon wrote and directed Ou Blare and Hie' Sit die Manne, acted in Mike van Graan’s Die Generaal, God van Chaos (2011), Net ‘n Chilliburger en Chips Asseblief!, wrote and performed in Klei, wrote Strip! and Skollies. He also wrote the drama Weg which was performed at Aardklop in 2006.

Awards, etc.

His drama Klei was nominated for a Smeltkroesprys in 2001.


Beeld, 30 September 2006.

Wikipedia [1].

TVSA [2].

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