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Hélène Truter

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Hélène Truter is a South African actress best known for her starring role as Poppie in the SABC2 sitcom Vetkoekpaleis, from 1998-2005.

Hélène started her script writing career in the early nineties when she joined the Egoli scripwriting team. She wrote three hundred Egoli scripts before joining the Generations script department as Assistant Head writer in 1997.

In 2001 Hélène took over as Head Writer on Africa's biggest soap. In the seven years with Generations she wrote over 180 scripts and conceptualised over 700 episodes.

She conceptualised and co-wrote the 39-part drama series Hart van Staal, which was screened on kykNET and later on M-Net.

This was followed by another telenovela, Begeertes, also commissioned by kykNET. Once again, Hélène was head-writer and co-writer of this series.

Together with Henriëtta Greyffenberg, Hélène was on the original creative team for Erfsondes. She was also the creator and head writer of the SABC2 drama series Swartwater.

Her birthday is 13 October.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Mevrou Goosen

Tina Wilsenach

Tina Wilsenach

Orpa

Hannah (as Helene Truter)

Louise du Preez

Bettie Viljoen

Christine Bruwer

Christine Bruwer

Sandra Koekemoer

Elna

Jana

Jana

Nesie's Grandmother

Mrs van Tonder

Poppie Delport

Poppie Delport

Meisie van Rensburg

Meisie van Rensburg

Meisie van Rensburg

Psychologist (as Helene Truter)

Psychologist (as Helene Truter)

Nellie (as Helene Truter)


LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Thursday 21 October

Two new docuseries starts on kykNET as Gwyneth Paltrow unpacks Sex, Love & goop on Netflix.


Muvhango Teasers - November 2021

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Dokter Ali Teasers - November 2021

Complaints about Ali lead to him being called to a board meeting.


New on TV today: Wednesday 20 October

Men choose Russian brides in VIA's Ram vir 'n Rus as new novelas start on Star Life and Zee.


New! Broken Hearts Teasers - October 2021

Introducing the first teasers for Star Life's new series about the impact of a 20-year age difference on a couple.


Top Shows on TV: September 2021

The reload of The Estate on SABC1 knocks the primetime broadcast off S3's Top 20 list.


Voëlvry Teasers - November 2021

BOOM! A house explodes. Also: Another murder.


Legacy 2 Teasers - November 2021

Guess who's back, back again....Msizi!


Big Brother Mzansi: Revived! and now casting in 2021

The search is ON for housemates for reality TV's comeback kid.


New on TV today: Tuesday 19 October

A new show joins two returning ones on VIA, as med drama Nurses returns to Universal.

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