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Nicholas Nkuna

Full / Real Name: Sipho Nicholas Nkuna
Born: 18 August 1989 (34 years old)
Gender: Male

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Nicholas Nkuna is a South African actor and singer best known for his recurring role as university lecturer Sakhile on the SABC1 soapie Skeem Saam. He joined the show in early 2015 at the same time as the characters Enhle (Natasha Thahane), Jama (Oros Mampofu) and EmKay (Mlungisi Mathe).

Shortly after joining Skeem Saam he featured in the BET acting competition series Top Actor Africa, finishing in third place behind Francois Jacobs and winner Altovise Lawrence.

Nicholas is also well known in theatre circles, having performed in such productions as Parade, Assassins, Rent, Dream Girls, Oliver Twist, Shaka Zulu (in which he played Dingane), Phantom of the Opera and Sophiatown.

He is perhaps best known in theatre for starring as Simba in the musical production The Lion King, which toured the UK and Ireland.

Feature films he has acted in include Meet the Radebes and Love by Chance.

In 2015, he had a recurring role as Shakes Mbebe in the SABC3 drama series Roer Jou Voete (Move Your Feet), about a dancer who falls foul of a Jozi drug lord and to survive flees to a Latin and Ballroom Dance School in a forgotten Karoo town.

The following year he began a recurring arc on the SABC2 telenovela Keeping Score, playing the role of Congolese athlete Issac. His first appearance was in the series premiere on 17 October, 2016; his character was later killed off.

Also in 2016, he had a guest role as a singer on the e.tv soapie Rhythm City.

In 2017, Nicholas was cast in the series regular role of Fikani Chauke, the new owner of Die Laan's long-time establishment T&T, in the SABC2 soapie 7de Laan. He made his first appearance in the role on 1 August.

Also in 2017, he landed his first starring role as Freedom in the SABC2 drama series Erfsondes, when the series returned for Season 6 after a five-year break.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Fikani

Nkululeko "Freedom" Nkosi

Issac

Tebogo

Singer

Shakes Mbebe

Sakhile (as Sipho Nicholas Nkuna)

Sakhile (as Sipho Nicholas Nkuna)

Sakhile (as Sipho Nicholas Nkuna)

Sakhile (as Sipho Nicholas Nkuna)

Sakhile (as Sipho Nicholas Nkuna)

Sakhile (as Sipho Nicholas Nkuna)

Finalist - Himself

V-Dog


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