Ruan Wessels is a South African actor best known for his recurring role as Morné Gericke in the kykNET soap opera Binnelanders.
He first appeared on the show in Season 7, in 2011. His last appearance was in Season 14, in 2019.
In 2016 he had a guest starring role in the kykNET conspiracy thriller series Fluiters (Whistleblowers).
The following year he landed his first starring role in television when he was cast as Anthony Spencer in the sixth season of the SABC2 drama series Erfsondes.
In 2018 he landed the recurring role of Jacques in the SABC2 soapie 7de Laan; as well as a starring role in the kykNET drama anthology series Spoorloos.
In 2020 he landed the starring role of a teenage version of Bertie Heyns (Wilhelm van der Walt), an unpolished diamond on the wrong side of 30 who faces an existential crisis, in the kykNET comedy-drama series Ekstra Medium.
The series debuted on 22 September, 2020.