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Michelle Botes

Born: 12 October 1962 (58 years old)
Gender: Female

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Michelle Botes (born 1962) is a South African actress best known for her role as villanious Cherel de Villiers-Haines in the SABC3 soapie Isidingo, from 1998-2007; and again from 2010.

She starred as Ingrid Jordaan on the M-Net Afrikaans-language soapie Binneland Sub Judice (formerly known as Binnelanders), between 2007 and 2010.

On 23 February 2010, TVSA broke the news that Michelle would be returning to her role as Cherel in Isidingo. This news was confirmed in May 2010.

She returned to Isidingo in early August 2010.

Michelle was born in Cape Town and went to Stellenbosch University and the University of Cape Town, graduating with a Performer's Diploma in Speech and Drama (Bilingual) and a Teaching Diploma.

Other Qualifications:
Teaching in Afrikaans, Drama and English, Aromatherapist, Costume Design, Wardrobe, Translating and Presenting

Greatest Inspiration:
My greatest inspiration has always been the stories that must be told. Brilliant authors who are able to create characters such as Erendira - I wanted to share in the storytelling.

First Acting Job:
Touring the Cape – presenting lovely literature through Library Tours

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Television Roles

Show

Character

Ingrid Louw-Koster

Ingrid Louw-Koster

Ingrid Louw-Koster

Ingrid Louw-Koster

Ingrid Louw-Koster

Ingrid Louw-Koster

Dawn Pretorius

Cherel de-Villers Haines

Santie

Angelique Price

Kietie Bosman

Kietie Bosman

Presenter - Herself

Bibi Brinkman

Bibi Brinkman


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Binnelanders Teasers - July 2021

Gaby and Tertius are at loggerheads.


New on TV today: Friday 18 June

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Recap - Survivor SA: Immunity Island Episode 3

An alliance ends in tears and bikinis are back. Includes a colour chart of switched tribes.


Gomora 2 Teasers - July 2021

Gladys is between a rock and a hard place. Also, Melusi makes a decision.


Family Secrets Teasers - July 2021

Series finale! Anami and Ladoo at gunpoint. Also Anami decides to tell Satrupa about her parents.


Getroud met Rugby Teasers - July 2021

Season 5 finale! Season 6... here we come... Fafa’s rock band performs for the first time.


Stiletto Vendetta Teasers - July 2021

Mehmet is determined to find out who Arzu's mystery man is.


New on TV today: Thursday 17 June

Returning shows include Sistas on BET and Black Summer on Netflix.

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