Tertius Meintjes (195*-). Television and stage actor, playwright, photographer.
He was married to the actress Aletta Bezuidenhout.
Tertius obtained a National Diploma in Drama from Pretoria Technikon Drama School.
Apart from his acting career he worked as assistant director and director in advertising in Cape Town. He also ran a music club in Kalk Bay.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
He wrote the stage play Dis Seker die Honde and the television screenplay The Pink Leather Chair.
On television he played one of the lead roles in Plek van die Vleisvreters, had a lead role in Isidingo and played in numerous other productions.
His text of The Pink Leather Chair for M-Net’s New Directions was chosen as the best new script, 1995.
Insig 31 May 2001.
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