Zaza Vorster

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Zaza Vorster (b. ± 1954) was a stage and screen actress.

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

She studied drama at the University of Pretoria and as a student acted in plays like Don Juan onder die Boere, Drie Engeltjies op Duiwelseiland and Meneer Puntila en sy Kneg Matti. She came to the attention of film director Elmo de Witt, who cast her in three films, Kwikstertjie (1974), Liefste Veertjie (1975) and ‘n Beeld vir Jeannie (1976). In addition she made an uncredited appearance in Funny People (1976) by Jamie Uys and also had a role in The Winners II (1977) by Jans Rautenbach.

In 1978 she returned to the theatre and acted in Die Van Aardes van Grootoor (Director: Dawie Malan), Line (Director: Robin Lake) and The People Never (Director: Robin Lake) and the following year in Info Scandals (Director: Dawie Malan). She acted in three television series: The Villagers II (Gray Hofmeyr/1977), TJ 7 (Katinka Heyns/1978) and Phoenix & Kie (Katinka Heyns/1979). Together with Harriet Pienaar also appeared in the documentary Oubaas se Honne (1977), directed by Chris du Toit. Behind the camera she handled continuity for Tim Spring on Dr. Marius Hugo (1978).


Le Roux, André I. & Fourie, Lilla – Filmverlede: geskiedenis van die Suid-Afrikaanse speelfilm (1982)

SACD 1977/78.

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