Kenneth Hendel (1931-2006) was an English-born actor and broadcaster who lived and worked in South Africa for the last 34 years of his life.
Kenneth Hendel was born and spent his youth in the East End of London, England.
He graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA)  in London.
After completing his training at RADA he started working as a professional actor in London. His credits include many West End productions and roles in television dramas and series produced in England.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
HENDEL, Kenneth. (19*-) Actor. * He starred in The Company’s production of Peter Weiss’s Marat/Sade aka The Persecution of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade for the official opening of the Market Theatre on 19 October 1976. It was directed by Barney Simon and also starred Wilson Dunster and Sandra Prinsloo. . * (Tucker, 1997)
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