Artists

Jerry Mofokeng

Biographical Information
Height:
1.71m
Hair:
Black
Eyes:
Brown
Languages:
English / Afrikaans / Sotho / Zulu
Latest Projects

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FILM

 

 

 

SafeBet

 

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Hard To Get

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dir. ZeeNtuli

Stiff

 

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Four Corners

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dir. Ian Gabriel

Forgotten Kingdon

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dir. Andrew Mudge

FanieFourie’sLabola

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dir. Henk Pretorius

SafeHouse

 

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dir Daniel Espinosa- Universal

MachineGun Preacher

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dir. Marc Forster

Violence

 

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dir.Khalo Matabane

MamaJack

 

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dir. Gray Hofmeyr

Lord of War

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dir. Andrew Nicol

Tsotsi – Oscar Winner- Best Foreign Film

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dir. Gavin Hood

Max King of Tears

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dir. Teddy Mattera

Mr Bones

 

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Videovision International

Ollie

 

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Peakviewing Transatlantic, SA

Tarzan in Africa

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TZ Productions

Cry theBeloved County

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dir. Darryl Roodt

A Good Man in Africa

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dir. BruceBeresfab

Friends

 

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dir. ElaineProctor

 

TELEVISION

 

 

Scandal

 

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TheBook of Negroes

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Clement Virgo

Let Heaven Wait

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SABC

TheMating Game

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SABC

Isidingo

 

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No. 1 Ladies’ DecetiveAgency Ep 2

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dir. CharlesSturridgeHBO/BBC

Soul City 8

 

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90 Plein Street

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SABC

When WeWereBlack

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Crossing theLine

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SABC

Behind TheBadge - Series

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NnaSajeneKokobela

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JusticeFor All - Series

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Mandela& DeKlerk

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dir. JoeSargent /SHOWTIME

Inside

 

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Rhodes

 

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TheLine -

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dir. Brian Tilley Channel Four /BBC

Drumbeats

 

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dir. Jurgen Schadeberg

 

THEATRE

 

 

 

SizweBanzi

isDead

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South Africaand USA

Jika

 

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New Federal Theatre

Baal

 

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WitsTheatre

TheIsland                                          

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Grahamstown /WitsTheatre

All’sWell

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Grahamstown/Baxter Theatre

AsYou LikeIt

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WitsTheatre

Sus

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Grahamstown /WitsTheatre

 

DIRECTING

 

 

Jerry Mofokeng hasdirected over 25 productions, both locally and abroad including

 

TheSuit

by Can Themba

Civic Theatre

Milestone

by MandlaLanga

StateTheatre/G/

ThePiano Lesson

by August Wilson

National Tour

A King isBorn

by Jerry Mofokeng

Civic Theatre

A Nun’sRomantic Story

by ZakesMda

Civic Theatre

A Raisin in theSun

by August Wilson

NAPAC

Nongogo by Athol Fugard

 

Grahamstown/Civic Theatre

Boesman and Lena

by Athol Fugard

Market Theatre

Survival (Workshop ’71)

 

RiversideTheatreNew York

FELLOWSHIPS/ RESIDENCIES

Fulbright Fellowship - ColumbiaUniversity, New York

Resident Director - Market Theatre, Johannesburg

AssociateArtistic Director - Johannesburg Civic Theatre

TRAINING

1991 MFA - TheatreAdministration / Directing - ColumbiaUniversity, New York

1986 B.A. in Dramatic Arts - Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg

AWARDS

2013 Awarded TheSAFTA LifetimeAchievement Award for Acting

1994 Nomination for VitaAward for Best Direction for Raisin in theSun

        Nomination for VitaAward for Best Directing for Nongogo

1993 Nomination for VitaAward for Best Directing for Boesman and Lena New York Audelco Award

        Nomination for Best Directing for Survival

        Nomination ArtesAward for Best Supporting Actor for Dumain TheLine