Liza Scholtz is a South African actress and model best known to television viewers for her starring role as Lisa in the SABC2 comedy series Die Vlieënde Springbokkie. It was her first starring role in television.
In 2014 she graduated Cum Laude at the African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (AFDA) with an honours degree in acting for screen.
The same year she guest starred on the second season of the SABC1 period drama series When We Were Black, which was her first credited screen acting role.
In September 2017 she attended The Toronto International Film Festival for the world premiere of the feature film High Fantasy, which she co-wrote and starred in.
Liza can also be seen in the feature films The Maze Runner: The Death Cure and Deep Blue Sea; and in the documentary series Origins: The Journey of Humankind in which she plays Bernice Myers, a young African American woman who is faced with racial prejudice when she moves into Levittown, an all-white suburb in America in the 1950s.
She guest starred on the kykNET drama series Sara se Geheim (Sara's Secret) as a teenage version of Maggie Cloete (played by Lee-Ann van Rooi), in Season 1, Episode 4 (which aired on 2 May, 2017).
A few months later she guest starred in the series premiere of another kykNET drama, Waterfont, playing a receptionist at a hotel. The episode first aired on 10 October, 2017.
Liza's first starring role in television came in 2018 in the SABC2 comedy series Die Vlieënde Springbokkie (The Flying Springbok), which follows a group of mismatched South Africans stuck on a spaceship in 2068, on a quest to find a new planet.