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Martin Le Maitre

Born: 06 May 1960 (63 years old)
Gender: Male

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Martin Le Maitre is a Zimbabwean-born South African actor best known for his leading television roles as Billy Dwyer in the sitcom Suburban Bliss and as the hard bitten journalist Ivan Ferris in the SABC3 drama series Hard Copy.

He has performed as Hamlet, (Best Actor nomination), as Leontes in A Winter’s Tale, and as Lucius in the British National Theatre production of Titus Andronicus.

He has toured Europe, including London's West End, with Mooi Street Moves (Fringe First Award at the Edinburgh Festival), and received a Best Supporting Actor Award for his role as JJ in Smallholding.

Martin has worked extensively in contemporary American theatre, including appearances as the Gentleman Caller in The Glass Menagerie, Ric in Full Hookup (Best Supporting Actor), Oscar in The Odd Couple, Happy in Death of a Salesman and The Prosecutor in David Mamet’s Romance.

He also played Leonato in Much Ado about Nothing and Karl in Ben Elton’s Popcorn.

He has appeared in numerous leading and supporting roles in television series and feature films, including Barney Barnato, The Mangler, That Damned Englishwoman, Gums and Noses, Scout’s Safari and Jozi Streets.

He also played Winston Churchill in a documentary/drama about The Sinking of the Lusitania.

In 2008 he played the role of Warden Derrick Pieters in the M-Net min-series Innocent Times, notable for its extensive use of cutting-edge technology, including green-screening and CGI.


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