Natasha Sutherland

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Natasha Sutherland (1970-) is an actress, writer, public speaker, and former presenter..

Also known as Natasha Sutherland-Hofmeyer


Born Natasha Kate Sutherland on November 20, 1970 in Durban, South Africa, the daughter of choreographer Kenlynn Ashby and Geoffrey Sutherland.

She started off her career at the age of 7 as a sweet in The Nutcracker Suite and went on to a career in various aspects of the performing arts.

She married Steve Hofmeyr in 1998 and they divorced acrimoniously in 2008. They have two children.

Bittersweet. Confessions of a Freshly Single (Carpediem Media), her book about recovering from divorce, appeared in 2009.

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

Stage work

She alternated with Julie Hartley in the title role of Lerner and Loewe's Gigi, at the Pretoria State Theatre in 1992.

She played "Jean" in The Revlon Girl (Docking) at Sandton’s Auto & General Theatre on the Square

TV and film

She began her TV career as presenter of the children’s show Kideo and her other film and TV roles include Honeytown (I and II, 1994-1995) and Tarzan: The Epic Adventures (1996), Operation Delta Force (1997), Egoli: Place of Gold (1997-), and Wycliffe (TV Series, 1998), and Scandal! .

Other work

She has directed music videos, worked as editor of Finesse Magazine, written books and done public speaking.


Tucker, 1997

Lesley Stones "The Revlon Girl: Humour throughout keeps the tragedy from becoming too heavy", Daily Maverick (8 November 2018)[1]

Review by Caroline Smart (Artsmart, Sunday, September 13, 2009)[2]

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