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Born in Worcester 28 September 1909, he studied at the [[University of Stellenbosch]], obtaining his LL B-degree in 1933. He died of a heart attack in Johannesburg in March 1999, aged 89.
 
Born in Worcester 28 September 1909, he studied at the [[University of Stellenbosch]], obtaining his LL B-degree in 1933. He died of a heart attack in Johannesburg in March 1999, aged 89.
  
==Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance==A member of the [[Oranjeklub]], a youth group in Cape Town, for which he appeared in a number of productions, including ''[[Vrydag]]'' (a localised version of a Hungarian play) in 1929, ''[[Hantie kom Huistoe]]'' ([[Schumann]], 1933), *.  Also acted as guest performer for the [[South African College of Music]] (e.g in  ''[[Sister Beatrice]]'', 1933), *** As professional actor starred as * in the Afrikaans  ''[[Hamlet]]'' (1947), ***. His film career includes ''Pinkie se Erfenis'' (Pierre de Wet, 1946), * On occasion acted as adjudicator for the [[FATSSA Play Festival]].
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==Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance==
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A member of the [[Oranjeklub]], a youth group in Cape Town, for which he appeared in a number of productions, including ''[[Vrydag]]'' (a localised version of a Hungarian play) in 1929, ''[[Hantie kom Huistoe]]'' ([[Schumann]], 1933), *.  Also acted as guest performer for the [[South African College of Music]] (e.g in  ''[[Sister Beatrice]]'', 1933), *** As professional actor starred as * in the Afrikaans  ''[[Hamlet]]'' (1947), ***. His film career includes ''Pinkie se Erfenis'' (Pierre de Wet, 1946), * On occasion acted as adjudicator for the [[FATSSA Play Festival]].
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He was a board member of [[PACT]].
  
 
== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==

Latest revision as of 16:19, 19 July 2018

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Roos, Gideon (1909-1999)

Bilingual Afrikaans and English actor on stage, radio and film, director of SABC, founder-director of DALRO.

Biography

Born in Worcester 28 September 1909, he studied at the University of Stellenbosch, obtaining his LL B-degree in 1933. He died of a heart attack in Johannesburg in March 1999, aged 89.

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

A member of the Oranjeklub, a youth group in Cape Town, for which he appeared in a number of productions, including Vrydag (a localised version of a Hungarian play) in 1929, Hantie kom Huistoe (Schumann, 1933), *. Also acted as guest performer for the South African College of Music (e.g in Sister Beatrice, 1933), *** As professional actor starred as * in the Afrikaans Hamlet (1947), ***. His film career includes Pinkie se Erfenis (Pierre de Wet, 1946), * On occasion acted as adjudicator for the FATSSA Play Festival.

He was a board member of PACT.

Sources

The Citizen, 11 March 1999.


Roos, Gideon (Jnr)

Son of Gideon Roos, he studied law at **. Became a specialist in laws governing copyright and performing rights, and a director of DALRO.


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