Lyn Hooker (19**-). Actress.
Trained at the University of Natal, Department of Speech and Drama, Durban.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
Performed in The Fourposter, A Murder is Announced (By Agatha Christie), Odd Man In (directed by Rex Garner), Twelfth Night (as “Viola” with CAPAB, 1969), The Cherry Orchard (as “Verya” with CAPAB), The Way of the World (as “Millament”), The Crucible, Odd Man In, Blood Wedding (as “Mother” in 1981).
Devised and directed the “black” musical Mboni.
She starred in the Leonard Schach production of Robert Patrick’s Kennedy's Children together with John Higgins, Erica Rogers, John Rogers and Bess Finney for The Company at the Chelsea Theatre in 1975. Panorama (Pieter-Dirk Uys, 1988), Kafka Dances (1996).
Won Best Actress Award in 1975 for Kennedy's Children.
SACD 1973; 1974; 1975/76; 1977/78; 1978/79; 1981/82.
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