Scott Sparrow

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Scott Sparrow (19**-). Actor and physical theatre performer.


He was born in Zimbabwe.


Studied at Rhodes University Drama Department.

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

As a student he directed a production of Berkoff's East in 2005.

Scott wrote and performed in The Performers Travel Guide (NAF 2006).

Performed in Women Beware Women (Little Theatre, 2007), The Merchant of Venice (as Bassanio, Maynardville 2008), Buried Child (2008), The Zoo Story (2008, 2009), Dario Fo's Elizabeth (Little Theatre, 2009), Decadence (2010), The Real Inspector Hound (2011), A Lie of the Mind (2011), Clybourne Park [1] (Fugard Theatre, 2016). Several of these were productions by the theatre collective The Mechanicals.

His TV debut was as the Sargeant in the M-Net mini-series Ella Blue (2008).

Awards, etc.

In 2011 he was nominated in the category "New Directors" for the Rosalie Van Der Gucht Prize for his production of Cosi and a Fleur du Cap as best supporting actor for his role as Tilden in Buried Child in 2009.


Various entries in the NELM catalogue.

Die Burger, 2 February 2009.

City Press, 4 September 2016.

IMDb [2].

TVSA [3].

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