Barbara-Marie Immelman (née Venter) is a South African actress, voice artist and presenter best known for her role as Shane Rix's (Deon Coetzee) daughter, Natasha Fourie, in the kykNET soapie Villa Rosa.
She also played the role of Splint in the Jan Scholtz thriller series Arsenaal, in 2002.
Barbara-Marie was born in 1977 in Pretoria. She was schooled at Laerskool Monumentpark and matriculated at the age of 17 from Hoërskool Waterkloof.
She studied Musical Theatre at the Pretoria Technikon for a year, combining the three passions in her life: dance, music and drama. Thereafter she studied Drama at the University of Stellenbosch and took Music as one of her subjects.
In her third year of studies she made her first appearance in a television series, Die Netwer,k produced by Danie Odendaal Productions.
She followed that performance up with roles in Sterk Skemer, Konings, Egoli, Arsenaal and 7de Laan, before landing her role on Villa Rosa in 2006.
She played the role of Lisa on the kykNET drama series Vallei van Sluiers, in 2011.
Barbara-Marie played the role of Ellie Bonthuys in the first episode of the kykNET crime drama series Die Byl, in 2016.