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[[Leleti Khumalo]] is a South African stage, TV and film actress. (Also works as [[Leleti Kumalo]]) (1970-) Actress and singer.  
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[[Leleti Khumalo]] (1969-) [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leleti_Khumalo] is a South African stage, TV and film actress and singer. (Also works as [[Leleti Kumalo]]).  
  
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== Biography ==
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Born in Durban on 30 November, 1969, 
  
Born Born 30-11-1969 in Durbanin Durban,
 
 
Married to [[Mbongeni Ngema]] for a number of years.  
 
Married to [[Mbongeni Ngema]] for a number of years.  
  
* Obtained an acting diploma from the Mbongeni Ngema Acadmey of Performance Excellence in 2000. Rose to fame when she played the title role in [[Mbongeni Ngema]]’s ''[[Sarafina]]'' which opened at the [[Market Theatre]] on 12 June 1987 before touring extensively. She starred in [[Mbongeni Ngema]]’s  ''[[Magic at 4 a.m]]'' at the [[Civic  Theatre]] in 1993. ***
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Obtained an acting diploma from the [[Mbongeni Ngema Academy of Performance Excellence]] in 2000.
  
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==Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance==
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She rose to fame when she played the title role in [[Mbongeni Ngema]]’s ''[[Sarafina]]'' which opened at the [[Market Theatre]] on 12 June 1987 before touring extensively. She starred in [[Mbongeni Ngema]]’s  ''[[Magic at 4 a.m]]'' at the [[Civic  Theatre]] in 1993, ''[[Blues for an Alabama Sky]]'' ([[Market Theatre]] 1997).
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1999: Stage play ''[[The Zulu]]''.
  
 
Films include ''[[Sarafina!]]'' (1992) , ''[[Cry, the Beloved Country]]'' (1995) (as [[Leleti Kumalo]]) , ''[[Yesterday]]'' (2004) , ''[[Hotel Rwanda]]'' (2004)  and ''[[Faith's Corner]]'' (2005) . She married [[Mbongeni Ngema]] in 1991.  *
 
Films include ''[[Sarafina!]]'' (1992) , ''[[Cry, the Beloved Country]]'' (1995) (as [[Leleti Kumalo]]) , ''[[Yesterday]]'' (2004) , ''[[Hotel Rwanda]]'' (2004)  and ''[[Faith's Corner]]'' (2005) . She married [[Mbongeni Ngema]] in 1991.  *
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2006: Currently in the popular South African soap opera ''Generations''.
  
1999: Stage play ''[[The Zulu]]''.; 2006: Currently in the popular South African soap opera ''Generations''.
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== Awards, etc. ==
  
 
She received a 1988 Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical for ''[[Sarafina!]]''  
 
She received a 1988 Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical for ''[[Sarafina!]]''  
  
She played the leading role in South Africa's first Oscar-nominated film ''[[Yesterday]]''.
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==Sources==
 
 
  
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[[ESAT Bibliography Tra-Tz|Tucker]], 1997.
  
==Sources==
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Turok 2008;
Tucker, 1997; Turok 2008;
 
  
 
''Wikipedia'' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leleti_Khumalo]
 
''Wikipedia'' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leleti_Khumalo]

Latest revision as of 16:20, 7 March 2018

Leleti Khumalo (1969-) [1] is a South African stage, TV and film actress and singer. (Also works as Leleti Kumalo).

Biography

Born in Durban on 30 November, 1969,

Married to Mbongeni Ngema for a number of years.

Obtained an acting diploma from the Mbongeni Ngema Academy of Performance Excellence in 2000.

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

She rose to fame when she played the title role in Mbongeni Ngema’s Sarafina which opened at the Market Theatre on 12 June 1987 before touring extensively. She starred in Mbongeni Ngema’s Magic at 4 a.m at the Civic Theatre in 1993, Blues for an Alabama Sky (Market Theatre 1997).

1999: Stage play The Zulu.

Films include Sarafina! (1992) , Cry, the Beloved Country (1995) (as Leleti Kumalo) , Yesterday (2004) , Hotel Rwanda (2004) and Faith's Corner (2005) . She married Mbongeni Ngema in 1991. * 2006: Currently in the popular South African soap opera Generations.

Awards, etc.

She received a 1988 Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical for Sarafina!

Sources

Tucker, 1997.

Turok 2008;

Wikipedia [2]

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