Nick Boraine

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Nicholas (Nick) Boraine (1971- ) [1] is a South African actor and stage director.


Married to South African actress Louise Barnes.


Completed a 4 year Honours degree in 1994 at the University of the Witwatersrand Drama Department, majoring in acting and directing. In his fourth year he played the title role in the production of Hamlet. Other productions at drama school included Twelfth Night (Shakespeare), Bent (Sherman), True West (Shepard), Torch Song Trilogy (Fierstein), The Porno Shoppe (De Jager), Tales from the Pleasure Palace (Honeyman) and Marat/Sade (Weiss). He also directed a number of productions at Drama School.


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


Stage productions include: Birdy; Popcorn; The Rocky Horror Show; Shopping and Fucking; Sic; Truth in Translation; Faustus; Metamorphosis; A Midsummer Night's Dream; Mojo.


Roles in feature films include: George Neethling in Promised Land (2002) [2]; Luke in The Breed (2006) [3]; Lt. Weldon in District 9 (2009) [4]; Duncan Maitland in I Dreamed of Africa (2000) [5]; *** in Dead End; *** in Slash; Jack Marlon in In My Country (2004) [6]; Colin in The Bang Bang Club (2010) [7]; John Sylvester in Paradise Stop (2011); Boris in Assignment (2016);


Programmes include: Hillside; The Mating Game; Crossroads; Binnelanders; Homeland; Black Sails; Zero Tolerance II;

Awards, etc

Awards won by Nick Boraine include: The Vita Award for Best Actor (for Birdy in 2000); The Vita Award for Best Actor (for Popcorn in 1998); The Vita Award for Best Musical Actor (for The Rocky Horror Show; The Vita Award for Best Supporting Actor (for Shopping and Fucking (1998); SAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor in the television programme Crossroads;


A Midsummer Night's Dream programme notes in 1995 at Maynardville.

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