Gretha Brazelle

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BRAZELLE, Grethe (19**- ). South African theatre, film and television actress (English and Afrikaans).


She is the daughte of actress Joey de Koker.


Bilingual Performers Diploma in Speech & Drama from the University of Cape Town Drama Department, 1982.


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

Theatre: Land van Skedels (Moeder); Betesda (site specific play); Tom, Dick or Harry (Two-hander); Naai (One-woman show. Canadian Festivals); The Spare Room (Lead); Arms and the Man (Support); Die Park (support), directed by Marthinus Basson; Love's Labour's Lost (Support), directed by Leslie French; Kinkels in die Kabel (Support), directed by Marthinus Basson; Hartland, Hardland (Lead), directed by Marcel van Heerden; Die Van Aardes van Grootoor (Miemie), directed by Pieter-Dirk Uys; God’s Forgotten; Karnaval; Victoria Wood Like it - cabaret (Two-hander), directed by Peter Hayes; Equal Wrongs (Two-hander), directed by Peter Hayes.

Other stage productions include Husse met Lang Ore, Kinkels innie Kabel, Die Beskermengel, Thark, Die Vonkel in Haar Oë!, Fleur de Cactus, The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of Macbeth, Betésda.

Film: Boetie Gaan Border Toe! (1984); Tekwan (1984); Nag van die negentiende (1992); Mrs Mandela (2010).

Awards, etc

Vita nomination for Best Actress for Naai (2001); Cobus Rossouw Award for Most Promising Newcomer (2001); Fiesta M-Net Awards Nomination for Best Actress, Betesda (2010).


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