Jervis Pennington

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Jervis Pennington 19**-2***) Singer, actor.


He grew up in Cape Town before moving to the Natal midlands where he matriculated at Hilton College in 1973.



After matriculation he was an officer in the South African Navy, and a student at UCT. In 1979 he started performing as a singer in various pubs. Jervis is probably best known as the creator and leader of the pop group The Soft Shoes (1983-1985).

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

Quoted from the programme of Two Into One in 1986: 'In 1979 he started performing

He made his acting debut in Two Into One (1986).

He wrote the music and lyrics for the musical Scribble.

Awards, etc


Two Into One programme notes, 1986.

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