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Yonda Thomas

Born: 01 December 1985 (34 years old)
Gender: Male

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Yonda Thomas is a South African actor best known for his starring role as Mvelo Nobela in the SABC1 drama series Fallen, in 2011.

He was previously a Top 5 finalist on the SABC1 reality competition Class Act, in 2010.

Born in Umatata, Yonda now calls Eersterust, just outside Pretoria, home. He has not had any formal acting training, but has had roles in numerous school plays and productions.

Judo and tennis keep him busy when he is not watching his favourite movies, which are psychological thrillers.

Gerard Butler is his favourite actor, while Hlomla Dandala, who plays Jacob Abayomi in Jacob's Cross, is the South African actor who most inspires him.

After making it to the Top 5 of Class Act in 2010, he was offered representation by series judge and actor rep Moonyeenn Lee at her MLA agency. Subsequently he landed a role as a customs officer, Mathew, on the British drama series Wild at Heart.

He was later offered a three-month contract to play the role of Damon, a bartender, on the SABC2 soapie Muvhango.

In 2011 he landed his first starring role on television, headlining the SABC1 drama Fallen. In 2012 he had a guest starring role on the e.tv anthology series Mzansi Love: Kasi Style in the episode entitled PHD, based on the Nolly Book "Finding Arizona" by Michelle Atagana.

He also starred as Monde Kunene in the SABC1 science fiction television series Room 9, from 2012-2013.

In 2013 he had a guest starring role as Tony on the Mzansi Magic telenovela isiBaya, making his first appearance on Wednesday 9 October 2013 in the episode entitled "New Mysteries Unfold" (Season 1, Episode 118).

In 2016 he was cast as Majola on Isidingo, a police officer who arrived to take over Eddie's responbilities when Eddie was suspended.


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