Lindiwe Ndlovu

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Lindiwe Ndlovu (1977-2021 ) was a stage, film and TV actress.


Born Lindiwe Thembeka Ndlovu in KwaZulu-Natal (also found Lindiwe Thembekani Ndlovu)

She received theatre training at the Market Theatre for two years and did many of her stage performances there.

She passed away at her home on Monday 11 January, 2021.

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

Television sitcom roles included "Qondi" in Mazinyo Dot Q (2004), the Malawian maid "Buseje" in Ses'Top La, Ifalakhe.

Stage roles were in productions of They Shoot Extras, Don't They? (2000), The Best Wedding Ever (2003), The House of Bernarda Alba (2003), The Homosexual or the Difficulty of Expression (2004), The Necklace (2004), Tapping Hearts (2006).

Roles in feature films include: Catch a Fire (2006), directed by Phillip Noyce; Winnie Mandela (2011), directed by Darryl Roodt; The lead role of Pauline, in Little One (2013), directed by Darryl Roodt.

Awards, etc

One of the winners: So you think you can write? Script reading and mentorship programme, 2011

Winner of a SAFTA Award


TVSA [1].

Beeld, 27 November 2000.

The Citizen, 15 July 2003.

The Star, 30 March 2004.

The Star, 1 June 2004.

The Star, 21 December 2006.

SABCNews. 2021. "Actress Lindiwe Ndlovu passes away" (11 January 2021, 8:32 PM)[2]

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