Ann Juries-May

Full / Real Name: Ann Juries
Born: 05 November 1990 (31 years old)
Gender: Female



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Ann Juries-May is a South African actress best known for her starring role as Claudia in the kykNET & kie soapie Arendsvlei.

Born and raised in Eerste Rivier, Cape Town, she matriculated from Stellenberg High School, before studying drama at the University of Cape Town (UCT).

She completed her BA degree in Theatre and Performance at UCT in 2012, graduating on the Dean's merit list.

Ann joined Arepp Theatre for Life in 2013 and toured schools doing educational plays. She also made her screen acting debut that year, appearing in an episode of the American action series SAF3 and the short film The Death and Life of Desmond Wolfe.

In 2014 she moved to Vietnam where she studied the martial arts form Vovinam and co-founded the Hai Phong Youth Theatre, which held weekly drama and movement workshops.

Returning to South Africa in 2016, she landed a guest starring role in the kykNET crime drama Die Byl, appearing in Season 1, Episode 8 (which aired on 30 August, 2016).

Ann was a guest presenter on the SABC2 children's show Hectic Nine-9 and presented on the Cape Town TV shows Ekse and Open Studio.

She did numerous voiceovers for clients including Sunlight, the City of Cape Town, Old Mutual, Shoprite Checkers, Pep Stores, Carling Black label, Wonga, Stimorol and Panarotti's. She also appeared in television commercials for Argos UK, Pringles, the Dutch Lotto and Chicken Licken.

In 2018 she got her big break when she was cast in the starring role of Claudia Cupido, an ambitious, smart and funny teenager who is the daughter of Janice (Crystal-Donna Roberts) and Thys (Sherman Pharo).

The following year she received a Fleur du Cap nomination for Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Play for her role as Gruimio in the Maynardville production of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew.

Also in 2019, she appeared in the Quentin Krog comedy film Ander Mens (Another Person) and the short film Die Begrafnis (The Burial).

Television Roles



Claudia Cupido

Claudia Cupido

Claudia Cupido

Claudia Cupido

Bonita de Ville (as Ann Juries)

Teen on Phone (as Ann Juries)

Melanie Samuels


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