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Cornet Mamabolo

Full / Real Name: Cornet Maje Thabiso Mamabolo
Born: 10 August 1990 (33 years old)
Gender: Male

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Cornet Mamabolo is a South African actor best known for his starring role as Thabo 'Tbose' Maputla in the SABC1 drama series Skeem Saam.

Cornet was born in Limpopo and attended Eqinisweni Secondary School where he was consistently involved in school activities.

He remembers wanting to be a performer or biotechnologist when he was little, he says "but my mom says I wanted to be a doctor." He studied for a Bachelor of Arts, Dramatic Arts at the University of Witwatersrand.

He began performing arts in 2005 during high school, starting with community theatre in Ivory Park, Tembisa and then moved onto mainstream theatre two years later.

Achievement highlights in Cornet's life include being nominated best male poet and most promising actor while at Wits, a certificate of leadership at high school, and most promising student in performing arts and movement at Wits University in Dramatic Arts Department.

Cornet grew up with his grandmother, uncles and aunts. He was the only grandson at the time. He moved to Johannesburg in 2004 to stay with his parents.

Aubrey Sekhabi is Cornet's inspiration as "he is a very creative and intelligent playwright and director. His craft reflects on issues affecting ordinary people. He never disappoints me when it comes to producing great art. He is just the best."

In his spare time Cornet supports theatre performances, writes plays and short stories.

Cornet's favourite movie is The Pursuit of Happyness, his favourite actor is Phillip Tipo Thindisa and best TV show is Death of a Queen. He enjoys reading humour and identity stories.

Cornet's biggest dream is to be recognised as an international performing arts practitioner for theatre and screen.


Television Roles

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Tbose (as Thabiso Cornet Mamabolo)

Tbose (as Thabiso Cornet Mamabolo)

Tbose (as Thabiso Cornet Mamabolo)

Tbose (as Thabiso Cornet Mamabolo)

Tbose (as Thabiso Cornet Mamabolo)

Tbose (as Thabiso Cornet Mamabolo)

Tbose (as Thabiso Cornet Mamabolo)

Tbose (as Thabiso Cornet Mamabolo)

Tbose (as Thabiso Cornet Mamabolo)

Tbose (as Thabiso Cornet Mamabolo)

Tbose (as Thabiso Cornet Mamabolo)

Lerumo (as Cornet Mamabulo)

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