Tonia Bern-Campbell

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Tonia Bern-Campbell (19**-) Belgian born actress and cabaret artiste.

Born Tonia Bern in Belgium, but later changed her name when she married Sir Donald Campbell. She spent her childhood in her father's Five Star hotel and famed night club, The Carlton and at the age of 13, she went to study acting and music at the Conservatoire Royale in Brussels and won her first stage success in Paris at age 16. Tonia went on to headline in such places as Carnegie Hall, the Savoy in London, in Monte Carlo and Las Vegas.

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

She came to South Africa between 1975 and 1983 to star in an adaptation of Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris directed by Taubie Kushlick.


Tucker, 1997. 284.

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