Timmy Kwebulana (1941-****). Actor and musician.
He was born in Cape Town and became involved in theatre and film as a result of his early passion for music.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
Timmy started acting in The Question. He went to London with the musical Kwa Zulu in 1975. Performed in Zakes Mda’s plays Dead End, We Shall Sing for the Fatherland and Holy Moses and All That Jazz at the Market Theatre. Also The Mighty Gents and Call Me Woman.
Worked for The Space in the 1970s, performing in Lysistrata S.A., A Flea in her Ear, Nongogo, Patty Hearst and Three Courteline Comedies. Went on to work with Barney Simon at the Market Theatre in the 1980s, helping to create and performing in Born in the RSA (1985).
His film and TV experience includes The First Time Settlers, Drome van Gruis, Westgate II, 1922 and Nag van Vrees.
Somewhere on the Border programme notes.
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