Louis Minnaar

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Louis Minnaar (born circa 1960) is a South African actor best known for his role as Nick Dekker in the SABC2 television mini-series Huis van Liefde (2008).


He studied for a National Diploma: Performing Arts at Pretoria Technikon from 1979 to 1982.


He landed a one-year contract at the performing arts council PACOFS, where he played a number of roles in repertory theatre in 1983.

He worked as a translator at the SABC from 1988 to 2000, working as an actor and voice artist at the SABC. He has been a freelance actor, voice artist and scriptwriter since 2005.

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

On stage he has appeared in Met Permissie Gesê (SUKOVS 1982), Ampie, All My Sons, Amadeus, Vereeniging, Vereniging, Brothers (PACT 1984), Wag tot Donker Kom (PACT 1980s), , Die Hekse van Salem (1982), Don Dinges met die Groen Broek (1984).

Television work includes roles in Vyfster 2, High Rollers and Erdsondes and he appeared in the films Skollie (film) and District 9.


Met Permissie Gesê theatre programme, 1982.

TVSA [1].

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