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Trudy van Rooy

Gender: Female

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Bio

Trudy van Rooy is a South African actress best known for her role as Shani in the second season of the kykNET police drama series Die Byl.

She did a B.A. in Theatre and Performance at the University of Cape Town from 2007-2010 and in 2011 attended ACT Cape Town, where she studied the Meisner technique of acting.

She has acted in numerous theatre productions including Kanna Hy Koe Huis Toe, Romeo en Julia and Siener in die Suburbs (all directed by Sandra Temmingh); Popcorn (directed by Beren Belknap); Hamlet (directed by Sanjin Muftic) and Macbeki, written by Pieter-Dirk Uys.

Feature films she has acted in include Striving for Freedom, Endless River and First People.

Trudy first appeared on television in 2014 when she guest starred in the e.tv drama series Traffic!. The following year she had guest starring roles in the series Book of Negroes and the SABC1 drama series Forced Love.

Other television series she has acted in include Jamillah and Aladdin, Origins and Noupad FM.

In 2020 she appeared in three kykNET drama series, first appearing as Dr. Shani van Rooi - Dr. Fritz Barnard's (Eric Nobbs) new assistant - in the second season of Die Byl.

She also had roles in Sara se Geheim 3 and Projek Dina.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Dr. Shani van Rooi

Viral Presenter

Chantelle Lookalike (as Trudy van Rooi)

Bettina

Mandri Howard

Mrs. Scott's Wet Nurse

Mia Joseph


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New on TV today: Thursday 28 January

New drama Lioness starts on M-Net and Trevor Gumbi's Sober Companion drops on Netflix.


Arendsvlei Teasers - February 2021

Lionel tries to find out what makes younger people laugh.


The Evil Eye Teasers - February 2021

People get turned into trees...and ice statues...and stone!


Game of Love Teasers - February 2021

Anika and Shivaay are devastated about their divorce.


Legacy Teasers - February 2021

A family member goes missing!


My Identity Teasers - February 2021

Will Avni muster enough courage to face her tragic past?


New on TV today: Wednesday 27 January

The final season of Blindspot starts on M-Net City and Curiosity has two new documentaries.


The River on 1Magic Teasers - February 2021

Season 3 finale! Season 4 premiere! Your first tease of The River's new season...


Ring of Fire Teasers - February 2021

Anurag's amnesia makes made him fall in love with his wife.


Days of Our Lives Teasers - February 2021

Murder!!! Also, Steve is slowly poisoned.

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