Jenna Dunster

Born: 09 January 1987 (37 years old)
Gender: Female



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Jenna Dunster is a South African actress best known for her recurring role as Sofia le Roux in the SABC3 soap opera Isidingo, from 2009-2011.

After matriculating, Dunster spent two years in London, where she took an acting course at The Poor School. During her time there, she performed in Brian Friel's Lovers, Ibsen's A Doll's House, Sweet Bird of Youth by Tennessee Williams and Hayfever by Noel Coward.

After returning to South Africa in 2008 she has played Terry De Klerk in 7de Laan, Sofia le Roux in Isidingo, Karla in Getroud Met Rugby and Abby in the BBC miniseries Sisters In Love. She also appeared in kykNET's Binneland as Hestie Erasmus.

Jenna played Katrien Joubert in Abnormal Loads written by Neil Coppen (Standard Bank Young Artist Award Winner for Drama 2011) at the 2011 Grahamstown festival, The 2011 Hilton Festival, and in 2012 both The Playhouse Theatre in Durban and The Market Theatre in Johannesburg.

Little Foot, written by Craig Higginson and Directed by Malcolm Purkey went to the 2012 Grahamstown Festival and then went on to a 5 week run at The Market Theatre in Johannesburg. Jenna played the role of dark the devious Coco.

In 2013 she was a featured guest on the SABC2 travel programme Mooiloop! and starred in an episode of the SABC1 drama series Intersexions as cake-loving, man-loving patisserie chef Mandy in Episode 11 of the series. She also had a starring role in the kykNET period drama series Donkerland.

Jenna is the daughter of actors Wilson Dunster and Elize Cawood.

Television Roles


New on TV today: Friday 19 April

Housekeepers 3 begins a run on Wethu and Kindig Customs returns to Discovery.

Two former Miss South Africa's in Duma Ndlovu's Queen Modjadji

It scares us. Schmodels in a historical drama - how "Method" will they be? But okay, let's not be judgy and see.

Elif 5 Teasers - May 2024

Melek's had enough of Figen's insults. Is she honest about it? Yes! When you need to fight you must fight.

Chrysalis 2 Teasers - May 2024

Nalan shoots her magazine cover and her style has completely changed.

New on TV today: Thursday 18 April 2024

More Plaasjapies pitch up on kykNET and BBC Earth travels Ancient Egypt by Train.

17 shows with Mzansi in the title - name them!

So you consider yourself a big stuff TV buff? Let's see. Take the test.

House of Zwide 3 Teasers - May 2024

Are they a throuple? No. Soka and Ona and Mampho are all in it together but not in that way.

New on TV today: Wednesday 17 April

Feud: Capote vs. The Swans drops on Disney+ and Travel Channel dives into Spooked Scotland.

Top Shows on TV: March 2024

Ka-ching! The biggest winner in Skeem Saam's move to 19h30: Sibongile & The Dlaminis which takes DStv's No.1 spot by a whopping margin.

New on TV today: Tuesday 16 April

The only new show tonight is the return of Car S.O.S. on National Geographic.


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