Kevin Smith (1)

Born: 11 October 1962 (59 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


New on TV today: Thursday 19 May

BBC Lifestyle goes Inside Beverly Hills and Project Runway minces back to eReality.

Tropika Island of Treasure: All Stars now casting in person in three cities

Heads-up! In person auditions begin in Cape Town this Friday 20 May.

Binnelanders Teasers - June 2022

Season premiere! A knock on the door leaves Annelize speechless.

New on TV today: Wednesday 18 May

Disney+ launches in South Africa with thousands of film and television titles.

A Love To Die For Teasers - May 2022

Aarohi is tied and left on the road.

Durban Gen Teasers - June 2022

Lwandle's life is on the line but who will operate?

New on TV today: Tuesday 17 May

Two shows returns on eReality: Revenge Body with Khloé Kardashian and Snapped.

Scandal! extended teaser: Mo's moment and Lily-Juice returns

When your secret gets exposed on TV. This is the Mo-ment that confronts Dintle on Thursday.

Scandal! Teasers - June 2022

The Kubekas are in trouble and Omphile reveals secret truths.

New on TV today: Monday 16 May

Comedy-drama The Bisexual is new on S3 as M-Net searches for The Time Traveler's Wife.


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