SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE
SIGN IN SEARCH MENU
SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE


Merlin Balie

Born: 27 January 1975 (49 years old)
Gender: Male

Rate:

7.0

Add to Actor Favourites

Bio

Merlin Balie is a South African actor best known for his role as Elton in a series of "Player 23" commercials for cellphone provider Vodacom.

He also played the role of Werner in the SABC2 soapie 7de Laan and is a regular cast member of the SABC2 variety comedy series Colour TV.

Born and raised in Paarl, Balie studied Drama at the University of Stellenbosch. He went on to make a name for himself in the theatre industry and has done productions such as Vatmaar, directed by Janice Honeyman, Bungee Writing Finals, Die Laaste Aand, Scribble and many more.

His other experience includes roles in A Boy Called Twist (feature film), directed by Tim Green; the SABC1 drama series Divers Down and Interrogation Room, More Than Just a Game (feature film), Luck (feature film) and Pasella, to mention a few.

Merlin has done numerous TV commercials such as Canon, Motorola, Nedbank, Old Brown, KFC, Hansa, Good Hope FM and the Vodacom commercials.

He has also performed with The Paarl Orchestra as a lead singer.



LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Thursday 25 April

Two police dramas return tonight: Beyond Paradise on BritBox and NCIS on Universal TV.


No signatures on the dotted line for Generations: The Legacy Season 10

Season 9 was extended last year and Season 10 should start this May but it's a case of 2019 déjà vu.


Generations: The Legacy Teasers - May 2024

Season 10 premiere! (Hopefully) Things go from bad to worse for Minnie and the proposal for Ezweni’s new CEO causes ructions.


Lost in Love Teasers - May 2024

As Ishaan's feelings for Savi deepen, an old flame reappears in his life.


Strings of Love Teasers - May 2024

Romi professes his love for Sahiba and traps her inside the library.


Doodsondes 5 Teasers - May 2024

Cagatay makes his choice of who he wants. And Yildiz realises that Dogan and Kumru are hiding something about their past.


Faltu Teasers - May 2024

Series finale! Ayaan dedicates himself to realising Faltu's dream of becoming a cricketer.


New on TV today: Wednesday 24 April

A new season of Fargo launches on M-Net as ID takes you inside Late Night Lockup.


Smoke & Mirrors 2 Teasers - May 2024

Thandiswa finds herself trapped inside a funeral casket. Her cries for help drowned out by the mourners.


The River 5 on Mzansi Magic Teasers - May 2024

The Hlophe nightmare is far from over and Paulina’s behaviour has everyone concerned.

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS





×
×

You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.