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Anthony Bishop

Born: 29 September 1971
Died: 21 October 2019
Gender: Male

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Anthony Bishop was a South African actor best known for his starring role as Prospero Brand in the M-Net Original Productions drama series Jacob's Cross, from 2007-2012.

He also starred as Michael in the SABC3 drama series Shado's.

He had a recurring role in the medical series Hillside, was a series regular in Homelands and played a guest role in The Adventures Of Sinbad, a Canadian series which was filmed in Ontario and Cape Town, South Africa.

He film credits include roles in Someone To Watch Over Me (1987), Operation Delta Force 5: Random Fire (1999), Merlin: The Return (1999), Styx (2001), Beserker (2001) and Askari (2001).

In theatre, Bishop had roles in the shows Complete Works Of William Shakespeare, Shopping and Fucking, A Midsummer Nights Dream, 'Tis A Pity She’s A Whore, Phaedra and The Tempest.

He played the role of villainous Boy Bailey in the SABC2 mini-series Land of Thirst, from January to February 2008.

He died in a car crash is Johannesburg on 21 October, 2019. He was 48.


As Prospero Brand in Jacob's Cross (2007)


As Boy Bailey in Land of Thirst (2008)


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