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His many theatre credits include ''[[Die Tou]]'', ''[[To Kill a Mockingbird]]'', ''[[Miss Margarida's Way]]'' ([[Baxter Theatre]], 1981), ''[[A New Birth]]'' (1982), ''[[Tienuur Maak Die Deure Oop]]'' (as “Voorpraat”, [[PACOFS]] 1987), ''[[Elizabeth I]]'' (1988), ''[[Kinkels innie Kabel]]'' (1989), ''[[Der Park|Die Park]]'' (1990), ''[[Dying Breed]]'' ([[CAPAB]] 1993), ''[[Jobias]]'' (1998), ''[['Buckingham Palace', District Six]]'' (2000-2001), ''[[Vatmaar]]'' (2003), ''[[Kanna hy kô Hystoe]]'', ''[[Tienuur Maak Die Deure Oop]]'', ''[[Periandros van Korinthe]]'' and ''[[Green Man Flashing]]'' (inspector Abrahams of the SAPD), ''[[Die Van Aardes van Grootoor]]'' (KKNK 2004), ''[[Shirley, Goodness and Mercy]] '' (2007) (as Pa Nick, Oupa Frank and step-Oupa Theo Gallant), ''[[Cissie]] '' (2008), [[Bartho Smit]]’s ''[[Die Keiser]]'' ([[KKNK]] 2008), ''[[Die Krismis van Map Jacobs]] '' (2010),  
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His many theatre credits include ''[[Die Tou]]'', ''[[To Kill a Mockingbird]]'', ''[[Miss Margarida's Way]]'' ([[Baxter Theatre]], 1981), ''[[A New Birth]]'' (1982), ''[[Tienuur Maak Die Deure Oop]]'' (as “Voorpraat”, [[PACOFS]] 1987), ''[[Elizabeth I]]'' (1988), ''[[Kinkels innie Kabel]]'' (1989), ''[[Der Park|Die Park]]'' (1990), ''[[Dying Breed]]'' ([[CAPAB]] 1993), ''[[Jobias]]'' (1998), ''[['Buckingham Palace', District Six]]'' (2000-2001), ''[[Vatmaar]]'' (2003), ''[[Kanna hy kô Hystoe]]'', ''[[Periandros van Korinthe]]'' and ''[[Green Man Flashing]]'' (inspector Abrahams of the SAPD), ''[[Die Van Aardes van Grootoor]]'' (KKNK 2004), ''[[Shirley, Goodness and Mercy]] '' (2007) (as Pa Nick, Oupa Frank and step-Oupa Theo Gallant), ''[[Cissie]] '' (2008), [[Bartho Smit]]’s ''[[Die Keiser]]'' ([[KKNK]] 2008), ''[[Die Krismis van Map Jacobs]] '' (2010),  
  
 
Children's shows include ''[[Jack and the Beanstalk]]'', ''[[Cinderella]]'' and various others.   
 
Children's shows include ''[[Jack and the Beanstalk]]'', ''[[Cinderella]]'' and various others.   
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He participated in several productions at [[Maynardville]], such as ''[[Twelfth Night, or What You Will]]'' ([[Maynardville]] 1989), ''[[Much Ado about Nothing]]'' (1990), ''[[Love's Labour's Lost]]'' ([[Maynardville]] 1991), ''[[The Merry Wives of Windsor]]'' ([[CAPAB]] 1991), ''[[The Merchant of Venice]]'' ([[Maynardville]] 1992), ''[[Antony and Cleopatra]]'' ([[CAPAB]] 1993), ''[[The Two Gentlemen of Verona]]'' ([[Maynardville]] 1993), ''[[A Midsummer Night's Dream]]'' (in a joint production with the [[Handspring Puppet Company]] 1988-9 and at [[Maynardville]] 1995, playing the role of Snug), ''[[The Tempest]]'' (as Francisco, [[Maynardville]] 1994).  
 
He participated in several productions at [[Maynardville]], such as ''[[Twelfth Night, or What You Will]]'' ([[Maynardville]] 1989), ''[[Much Ado about Nothing]]'' (1990), ''[[Love's Labour's Lost]]'' ([[Maynardville]] 1991), ''[[The Merry Wives of Windsor]]'' ([[CAPAB]] 1991), ''[[The Merchant of Venice]]'' ([[Maynardville]] 1992), ''[[Antony and Cleopatra]]'' ([[CAPAB]] 1993), ''[[The Two Gentlemen of Verona]]'' ([[Maynardville]] 1993), ''[[A Midsummer Night's Dream]]'' (in a joint production with the [[Handspring Puppet Company]] 1988-9 and at [[Maynardville]] 1995, playing the role of Snug), ''[[The Tempest]]'' (as Francisco, [[Maynardville]] 1994).  
  
He had a role in the radio drama Hashtag Hasepad broadcast on [[RSG]] in 2015.
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He had a role in the radio drama ''Hashtag Hasepad'' broadcast on [[RSG]] in 2015.
  
 
His television work includes roles in ''Sexy Girls'', ''Beelde'', ''Vuurtoring'' and ''Zap-Zap'', “Errol” in The Piano, one of the episodes in the Heartlines series, and he has appeared in the German feature film ''Of Love and Death''.  
 
His television work includes roles in ''Sexy Girls'', ''Beelde'', ''Vuurtoring'' and ''Zap-Zap'', “Errol” in The Piano, one of the episodes in the Heartlines series, and he has appeared in the German feature film ''Of Love and Death''.  

Latest revision as of 11:58, 9 November 2019

André Samuels (19*-). Actor in theatre, film, radio and television.


Biography

Youth

Training

Attended UCT Drama School for two years.

Career

He was a member of the CAPAB Drama Company in the mid-1990s. He has also worked for PACOFS, the Baxter Theatre and The Space and has done TV and radio work.

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

His many theatre credits include Die Tou, To Kill a Mockingbird, Miss Margarida's Way (Baxter Theatre, 1981), A New Birth (1982), Tienuur Maak Die Deure Oop (as “Voorpraat”, PACOFS 1987), Elizabeth I (1988), Kinkels innie Kabel (1989), Die Park (1990), Dying Breed (CAPAB 1993), Jobias (1998), 'Buckingham Palace', District Six (2000-2001), Vatmaar (2003), Kanna hy kô Hystoe, Periandros van Korinthe and Green Man Flashing (inspector Abrahams of the SAPD), Die Van Aardes van Grootoor (KKNK 2004), Shirley, Goodness and Mercy (2007) (as Pa Nick, Oupa Frank and step-Oupa Theo Gallant), Cissie (2008), Bartho Smit’s Die Keiser (KKNK 2008), Die Krismis van Map Jacobs (2010),

Children's shows include Jack and the Beanstalk, Cinderella and various others.

He has taken part in various national school tours of Shakespearean works including King Lear, Macbeth, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night and Othello.

He participated in several productions at Maynardville, such as Twelfth Night, or What You Will (Maynardville 1989), Much Ado about Nothing (1990), Love's Labour's Lost (Maynardville 1991), The Merry Wives of Windsor (CAPAB 1991), The Merchant of Venice (Maynardville 1992), Antony and Cleopatra (CAPAB 1993), The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Maynardville 1993), A Midsummer Night's Dream (in a joint production with the Handspring Puppet Company 1988-9 and at Maynardville 1995, playing the role of Snug), The Tempest (as Francisco, Maynardville 1994).

He had a role in the radio drama Hashtag Hasepad broadcast on RSG in 2015.

His television work includes roles in Sexy Girls, Beelde, Vuurtoring and Zap-Zap, “Errol” in The Piano, one of the episodes in the Heartlines series, and he has appeared in the German feature film Of Love and Death.

André is one of the founder members and later vice-chairman of the Cape Heart Community and Educational Theatre Company

Awards, etc

Sources

A Midsummer Night's Dream programme notes in 1995 at Maynardville.

The Star, 12 May 2009.

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