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[[Leleti Khumalo]] (1969-) is a South African stage, TV and film actress and singer. (Also works as [[Leleti Kumalo]]).  
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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]]).  
 
 
  
 
== Biography ==
 
== Biography ==
  
 
Born in Durban on 30 November, 1969,   
 
Born in Durban on 30 November, 1969,   
 
  
 
Married to [[Mbongeni Ngema]] for a number of years.  
 
Married to [[Mbongeni Ngema]] for a number of years.  
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Obtained an acting diploma from the [[Mbongeni Ngema Academy of Performance Excellence]] in 2000.
 
Obtained an acting diploma from the [[Mbongeni Ngema Academy 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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==Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance==
1999: Stage play ''[[The Zulu]]''.; ***
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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.  *
 
2006: Currently in the popular South African soap opera ''Generations''.
 
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!]]''  
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==Sources==
 
==Sources==
  
Tucker, 1997;
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[[ESAT Bibliography Tra-Tz|Tucker]], 1997.
  
 
Turok 2008;
 
Turok 2008;

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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