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=== Theatre ===
=== Theatre ===
Stage productions include:
''[[Big Dada]]'' ([[Brett Bailey]], 2001);
''[[A Streetcar Named Desire]]'' (the Africanised version set in Soweto, 2002);
''[[Big Dada]]'' ([[Brett Bailey]], 2001);
''[[Happy Natives]]'' (with [[Greig Coetzee]], 2003);
''[[Cold Stone Jug]]'', ([[Barney Simon]] adaptation, 2004);  
''[[Cold Stone Jug]]'', ([[Barney Simon]] adaptation, 2004);  
''[[MacBeki - A Farce to the Reckoned With]]'', ([[Pieter-Dirk Uys]], 2009);
''[[MacBeki - A Farce to the Reckoned With]]'', ([[Pieter-Dirk Uys]], 2009);

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Sello Sebotsane (1970- ) is a South African stage, television and film actor, best known for his starring role as the sensitive rugby player, Philane, in the SABC2 sitcom Stokvel, from 2006-2012.


Born in Tshwane on 23 October 1970. He is married to actress and fashion designed Shoki Sebotsane.



Sebotsane holds a National Diploma in Speech and Drama from the University of Pretoria.


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


Stage productions include:

Big Dada (Brett Bailey, 2001);

A Streetcar Named Desire (the Africanised version set in Soweto, 2002);

Happy Natives (with Greig Coetzee, 2003);

Cold Stone Jug, (Barney Simon adaptation, 2004);

MacBeki - A Farce to the Reckoned With, (Pieter-Dirk Uys, 2009);


Happy Natives

Cold Stone Jug


Gugi Mzimba: The Spirit of Gerald Sekoto

The Amen Corner


Roles in television series include: Progress in: Philane in Stokvel (SABC2, 2006); Jacob in One Way (SABC3, 2006); A role in Afrikaans in Andries Plak (SABC2, 2007); Van der Walt's Fault (M-Net, 2008); George Motha in 90 Plein Street (SABC2, 2011); Bhekumuzinsizwe "The General" Letswalo in Home Sweet Home (SABC2, 2011);

Other television series he has acted in include: Erfsondes; The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency; CI5: The New Professionals; Isidingo; Backstage; Scoop Schoombie; SOS; Madam and Eve; Hidden City; Egoli: Place of Gold; Safe as Hauser's.


Roles in feature films include: Jim Makokela in Jock: A True Tale of Friendship (1994); The Hijacker in Panic Mechanic (1996); Bazoo in Ernest Goes to Africa (1997); Thaba in Tremors 5: Bloodlines (2015);

Awards, etc


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