Rory Booth is a South African actor and singer best known for co-presenting the SABC3 magazine programme The Xtra Factor, a behind-the-scenes companion show to the SABC1 reality contest The X Factor.
Durban-based Booth has a wealth of stage experience both as an actor and a singer having done children's theatre, musical theatre and musical theatre revues. He started his career as a writer with his first children's play called Festive Fun with Bob and Rob.
The landmark Indian play Spice and Stuff was staged in both Durban and Johannesburg and marked Rory's first role in a straight play. The play earned Rory a nomination for best actor in a drama at the Durban Theatre Awards that year.
In 2010, he won the Mercury Personality of the Year Award.
He is one of the key writers in a film project with African Lotus Productions, Fine Line Productions, Indigenous Films and the National Film and Video Foundation.