Mpho Molepo

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MOLEPO, Mpho (1979- ). A South African actor. Best known for his role as Fats in the television series Rhythm City, appearing as one of the main cast since the show premiered in July 2007.


He is the son of actor Arthur Molepo.



He obtained his theatre training at the Market Theatre Laboratory.


He served on the National Arts Festival committee in 2004.

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

On stage he was seen in Cold Stone Jug (2004). Other stage appearances were in Sister Plus, Via Soweto, Gomorrah!, Koze Kuse Bash, Hostile Takeover, The Blacks.

Television roles include: Thuso (in Ngempela); Fats (in Rhythm City); Charles Kunutu (in Skeem Saam); Magaula (in Yizo Yizo); Peter Tladi (in Zero Tolerance); Digger Moloi (in Zone 14);

Feature films include: Heartlines (2006); Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema (2008); State of Violence (2010).

Awards, etc


TVSA [1]

IMDB [2]

National Arts Festival programme, 2004. p.33.

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