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Robbie Wessels

Full / Real Name: Robert Albert Wessels
Born: 30 October 1980 (43 years old)
Gender: Male

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Robbie Wessels is a South African actor and singer best known on screen for his role as Poena Pieterse in a number of series and movies.

After matriculating from Hoërskool Strand, he graduated from Technikon Pretoria in 2002.

The following year he was cast in the role of Poena Pieterse in Willie Esterhuizen's sitcom Gauteng-alêng-alêng, which premiered on SABC2 on 4 April, 2003.

The series was spun off into the 2007 comedy film Poena is Koning (Poena is King), with further television movie spin-offs Poena (2020) and Poena en Poenie (2021).

A further sitcom - simply titled Poena - premiered on kykNET on 4 April, 2022.

Other television series he has appeared in include Hart van Staal, Dryfsand and Binnelanders.
 


Television Roles

Show

Character

Kobus Marais

Kobus Marais

Kobus Marais

Kobus Marais

Kobus Marais

Man (Jessie's Apartment)

Guest Artist - Himself

Poena Pieterse

Himself

Himself


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