Theodore Jantjies is a South African actor best known for his starring role as Xander Meintjies on the SABC2 soap opera 7de Laan.
Theo was born in Heidelberg in the Western Cape. In 2002 he matriculated from Kairos Secondary School and went on to study theatre at the Northlink College in Cape Town. In 2004 he completed his diploma in performing Arts.
He started his professional career in theatre in 2005 as one of the leading characters in Die Keiser to critical acclaim and was nominated for an award for his portrayal. After that followed Kanna hy ko Huistoe at the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town and many others.
He made his television debut in the e.tv sitcom Madam and Eve which was followed by the e.tv primetime soap, Scandal!.
He then starred in the Henry Mylne production of Die Swerfjare van Poppie Nongena, opposite veteran actress Vinette Ebrahim. The production was hailed as one of the top productions at Arts festivals, KKNK and the Suidooster fees.
He is currently working on the SABC2 soap 7de Laan, in which he plays Xander Meintjies, since 2008.