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Thapelo Seemise

Born: 30 June
Gender: Male

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Thapelo Seemise, also known as TIPS ("Through Inspiration People Succeed") or Tips Shampoo, is a South African comedian, actor, choreographer and dancer best known for his role as Shampoo in the feature film Taxi Ride and its spin-off series of the same name.

Thapelo is a seasoned stage performer – as a trained contemporary dance choreographer, a comedian, a singer and a drummer in a church and community choir.

Having worked at the 2002 world summit as a presidential tour guide, he later (2006) graduated as a dancer and choreographer from South Africa's top contemporary dance school, Johannesburg Dance Foundation, while working as a dancer and comedian part-time.

In 2009 he was a Top 6 finalist on the second season of the SABC1 reality competition talent search So You Think You're Funny!, created by David Kau.

In 2011 he performed at the Black Only comedy festival and in 2012 landed a leading role in Kau's feature film Taxi Ride, which was spun off into a series that aired in 2013.

Also in 2013, he was one of the featured comedians in the May edition of Comedy Central Presents... Live @ Parker's, hosted by Kagiso Lediga.

In early 2016 he was the guest comedian on an episode of the SABC2 sketch comedy show The Bantu Hour.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Celebrity Guest - Himself (as Tips Seemiso)

Himself

Celebrity Guest - Himself (as Thapelo Tips)

Contestant - Himself

Shampoo

Guest Comedian (as Tips Shampoo)

Guest (as Tips Shampoonaiza)


LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Tuesday 13 April

My Love: Six Stories of True Love drops on Netflix and Your Honor starts on M-Net.


Top Shows on TV: March 2021

No Compact boost for Lingashoni and Love Island SA.


Generations: The Legacy Teasers - May 2021

It’s late at night when an eerie package arrives at the Moroka house …


New on TV today: Monday 12 April

The Flight Attendant takes off on M-Net and K-drama 100 Days My Prince starts on tvN Africa.


New on TV today: Sunday 11 April

Amazing Voices returns to Mzansi Magic and the drama Council of Dads starts a run on Vuzu.


New on TV today: Saturday 10 April

Reality show Abazali starts on Wethu and Curiosity takes you down The World's Most Dangerous Roads.


New! It's Complicated Teasers - April 2021

Introducing the first teasers for Zee World's new weekend series about Jassi who loves two men.


King of Hearts Teasers - April 2021

Exposed: DD’s conniving plans. And Sid gets arrested for attempted murder.


Begusarai Teasers - April 2021

Begusarai reloads on Zee World on 10 April for weekend double bills at 17h00 and 18h00.


Queen of the South 2 Teasers - May 2021

Teresa and her team are kidnapped.

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