June van Merch

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June van Merch (19*-) is an actress and cabaret artist.


She was born in Ladismith and went to school in Mossel Bay and Cape Town. Studied at the University of Stellenbosch Drama Department.

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

Began her career with the Breughel Theatre in Stellenbosch.

As a student she acted in Met Permissie Gesê (1980), Measure for Measure (1981), Woyzeck (1981).

Other appearances in plays and cabarets include Hallo Suid-Afrika/Hello South Africa (1986), Die Vleiroos (1995), Lied van die Boeings (1998), Twelfth Night (1998), Die Skandaal 2 (1999), Katriena (2000), Buckingham Palace, District Six (2001), Raaiselkind (2003), Houd den Bek, Kinkels innie Kabel, Oudisies, Blomtyd is Bloeityd, Fiela se Kind (2008).

Television appearances include roles in Onder Engele, Going Up and Hagenheim.

Awards, etc

Nominee 1991 Van Merch, June in Houd-den-Bek (Esther Roos Award for best actress in a supporting role in Afrikaans);


Tucker, 1997. p.444.

Lied van die Boeings programme notes

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