Patrick Mofokeng

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Patrick Mofokeng (1969-). Stage and screen actor.


Born 15 June 1969 in Cape Town.

He later moved to Johannesburg, but after few years resettled in Cape Town, where he completed a Diploma in Drama and Speech from the CAP Arts School.

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

As a stage actor and director, he had roles in Bird (1994?), Newsroom (NAF 1995), Raiders of the Lost Count (1995), Raiders, lord of the dings (Olympia Bakery, Kalk Bay, 2003), and was the co-director of Guardians of Eden (1997).

According to material held by NELM Patrick wrote and directed a play called Born Again, no date or venue provided.

He also wrote the play Fallen Giant Statue (1991).

Film work began in 1997, with an appearance in the TV movie Pride of Africa and was followed by a list of national and international films and TV dramas and series, including:

1998 Who Am I? (1998), Dr Lucille: The Lucille Teasdale Story (2001), Man to Man (2005), A Warm Heart (2005), Zone 14 (2005), When We Were Black (2006–2007), Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema (2008), Surprise! (2008), Scandal! (2008–), Silent Witness (2008), Wild at Heart (2009), Invictus (2009), Themba (2010), Master Harold...and the Boys (2010), Africa United (2010), A Million Colours (2011), Losing Lerato (2019) and Blood & Water (2020).


Cape Times, 27 June 1995.

Notebooks held by NELM: [Collection: SIMON, Barney]: 1995. 11. 23. 66.

okmzansi [1]].

Andile Xaba. 2021. 'Collective memory and the construction of a historical narrative, analysis and interpretation of selected Soweto-based community plays (1984–1994)'. Unpublished PhD thesis.

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