Emmanuel Gweva is a South African actor best known for his role as Mavusana on the SABC1 soapie Generations: The Legacy.
He completed a first year certificate at the Fuba School of Drama and Visual Arts in 2004.
His first appearance in a dramatic role on television came in 2009 when he played the role of Ace in the SABC1 drama series Home Affairs.
Emmanuel followed this up with the lead role in the feature film Thina Sobabili (The Two of Us) in 2015, for which he was nominated in the category Best Achievement by a Lead Actor - Feature Film at the 10th South African Film and Television (SAFTA) Awards.
In the same year he landed the recurring role of Tikkieboy in the Mzansi Magic period drama telenovela The Road, which aired from August 2015 to March 2016.
In 2016 he appeared in the feature film Vaya, directed by Akin Omotoso.
The following year Emmanuel landed the role of Peanuts in the Mzansi Magic telenovela Isithembiso, making his first appearance in Season 1, Episode 116, which aired on 19 October, 2017.
Recurring for the rest of Season 1, he was promoted to starring cast for Season 2, which aired from 2018-2019.
He next had a guest starring role in the series finale of the kykNET drama series Knapsekêrels, which aired on 3 April, 2018.
On 6 September, 2019, Emmanuel made two debuts: an appearance in the feature film Back of the Moon and his first credited appearance on the SABC1 soapie Generations: The Legacy.
His character of Mavusana on Generations would continue to recur until he was killed off in an episode which aired on 7 October, 2021.
Emmanuel landed another starring role in television when he was cast as Black Gert, a rival colleague of the journalist Sol (Lemogang Tsipa), in the Mzansi Magic drama series Killer Front Page.
The series premiered on 14 January, 2024.