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Macks Papo

Full / Real Name: Macks Senatla sa ga Papo
Born: 06 December 1965 (55 years old)
Gender: Male

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Macks Papo is a South African actor and playwright best known for his role as Tsheko Mashabela in the M-Net soapie Egoli, from 2000-2007.

He currenetly stars as wealthy businessman Ivan Tshinawa on the e.tv soapie Rhythm City, since 2007.

Born and educated in Mamelodi near Pretoria, Macks already showed an interest in drama, poetry and music at school. He won an American Field Service scholarship to Columbus North High School in Indiana, USA, where he graduated with distinction in 1985.

Macks enrolled with the Wits Drama School in 1988. He graduated in 1992 with a BA Dramatic Arts degree.

Some of the highlights of his career are Pick of the Fringe Award-winning plays like No Good Friday, Survival, Bear in Zermatt, Switzerland and Kwamanzi at the Balmoral Castle in Scotland for the entire British Royal Family in 1992; playing Moleka in Bessie Head's Maru for PACT at the Windybrow Theatre, from 1993 to 1995.

He starred in the critically acclaimed jazz musical Kippie (1998 to 1999) for which he was nominated best actor for the Regional Vita Awards in Bloemfontein.

His film credits include amongst others; Taxi to Soweto, Wheels and Deals, Drumbeats, Get that Job and playing a human lizard in an award-winning Rooibos tea commercial.

He writes and directs theatre and he also does community theatre workshops.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Tsheko Mashabelo

Tsheko Mashabelo

Tsheko Mashabelo

Tsheko Mashabela

Tsheko Mashabela

Tsheko Mashabela

Tsheko Mashabela

Tsheko Mashabela

Tsheko Mashabela

Tsheko Mashabela

Lehumo Marumo (as Max Papo)

Sechaba

Ivan Tshinawa

Marothi Maphuthuma

Marothi Maphuthuma

Marothi Maphuthuma

Marothi Maphuthuma

Marothi Maphuthuma

Marothi Maphuthuma

Marothi Maphuthuma

Marothi Maphuthuma

Boipelo

Mr Ledwaba


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