Michael Gritten

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Michael Gritten (19**-) Actor.



Graduated from the University of Natal, Durban, with a B.A. degree in Speech and Drama, 198*.


He was a member of the Durban Theatre Workshop Company. He moved to Johannesburg in 1994.

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

He has toured with a school's production Hooked on Books. He has done some television work.

He appeared in East as Les in 1994 and as Reverend John Hale in The Crucible, 1996. He had a role in Popcorn by Ben Elton, 2000. He played Arthur Sprout in Tree Boy, 2010.

Other productions include The Merry Widow, The Crucible (1996), For Your Ears Only, King Kong (2001), Hamlet (2017).

Awards, etc

Winner of a Vita Award (Gauteng region) as most promising newcomer for his role as "Les" in East.

Winner of a Vita Award (KZN region) as best lead actor for his role in Popcorn, award year 2000.

He also won a Fools Awards as best actor for an unknown production.

Durban Theatre Awards, best supporting actor award for his performance in KickstArt's Miracle, 2010.


East theatre programme, 1994.

Various entries in the NELM catalogue.

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For more information

IMDb [1].

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