Mandla Gaduka is a South African actor best known for his starring role as Solomon, one of Lebo's (Mahlubi Kraai) oldest and broke-est friends, in the SABC1 sitcom Gauteng Maboneng.
It was his first major television role. He also plays the bit role of Choppa in the SABC1 soapie Generations.
Gaduka made his feature film debut in the award-winning science fiction movie District 9 in 2009, in the role of Fundiswa Mhlanga.
In 2011 he was one of the contestants on the SABC1 reality competition Dance Your Butt Off. His weight at the start of the competition was 87.0kg and his BMI 32.7kg/m2.
Mandla is from Mafikeng in the North-West Province, although he currently resides in Pretoria.