Kevin Smith (1)

Born: 11 October 1962 (61 years old)
Gender: Male



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Kevin Smith is a South African actor best known for his television soapie roles as Andrew 'Andy' Willemse on M-Net's Egoli: Place of Gold (1992-1994), and as Frank Xavier in SABC3's Isidingo.

He also played the role of Hotwire in the second season of the SABC2 drama series Erfsondes, in 2009.

The Cape-born actor has also directed Isidingo as well as the soapies Scandal! and Backstage, in which he also played the role of Shandu.

He has travelled the world as a presenter for Front Row on M-Net, sharpening his presenting skills in English and then moving fluently into Afrikaans as a presenter for Pasella.

He has also acted in two international films, most notably in the final instalment of the Quentin Tarantino cult trilogy, From Dusk 'Til Dawn. He also played the role of John the Beloved in Reghardt van den Bergh's Matthew – The Bible Epic - filmed in Morocco.

Local films include Darrel Roodts' Jobman, in which he played the title role, as well as the critically acclaimed Dollars and White Pipes.

Theatre highlights include the award-winning The Elephant Man at the Baxter Theatre. He also appeared in many of Shakespeare's best-loved works including A Winter's Tale, Hamlet, Julius Caesar and Much Ado About Nothing.

He also performed in the Millennium Show on Robben Island for Madiba and Thabo Mbeki for an international live television audience.

Always having an eye for beauty, Kevin also happily MC-ed the Miss World pageant of the year 2000 at the Sun City Superbowl. Local TV audiences have enjoyed his performances in Getroud met Rugby, Erfsondes, Meeulanders and Kruispad.

Kevin has a love for cooking and photography and spent a year in Los Angeles studying massage therapy.

Television Roles


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Season 2 premiere! The Shabalalas head to Emaswazini and Nqubeko shadow-boxes with his guilt.

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Binnelanders Teasers - May 2024

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New on TV today: Friday 19 April

Housekeepers 3 begins a run on Wethu and Kindig Customs returns to Discovery.

Two former Miss South Africa's in Duma Ndlovu's Queen Modjadji

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Elif 5 Teasers - May 2024

Melek's had enough of Figen's insults. Is she honest about it? Yes! When you need to fight you must fight.

Chrysalis 2 Teasers - May 2024

Nalan shoots her magazine cover and her style has completely changed.

New on TV today: Thursday 18 April 2024

More Plaasjapies pitch up on kykNET and BBC Earth travels Ancient Egypt by Train.

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