Artists

Aletta Bezuidenhout

Biographical Information
Height:
1.74m
Hair:
Brown
Eyes:
Blue
Languages:
English / Afrikaans

Director, Actress, Playwright, Aletta Beuidenhout was born in Kenya. She graduated from the University of Cape Town with a BA Degree in Drama. Aletta is one of South Africa's most versatile actresses and projects a powerful stage and screen presence. Her numerous stage credits include Klaaglied vir Koos (DALRO Award - Best actress), Anthony and Cleopatra, Scenes From An Execution (DALRO AWARD - Best Actress) and Maids, for which she received both a Dalro Award for Best Actress and a Vita Award for Best Actress (English).

As a playwright her credits include: Time of Footsteps (Windybrow Theatre), Silent Envelope (Market Theatre - Director), Angel in a Dark Room (Adcock. Ingram Theatre) and Little Big World (Market Theatre). Aletta's television credits include The Lady of the Camellias, Thicker than Water and Die Sonkring, and counts Djadje (Female Lead), Committed (Supporting Female Lead), On the Wire (Female Lead) and My Country, My Hat (Female Lead) amongst her feature film credits.