Bongani Gumede is a South African actor best known for his role as Oupa Dube in the SABC1 drama series Mzansi, from 2006-2007.
He also played the role of Ntuli in the first season of the SABC3 drama series The Lab (2006) and the role of Richard in the e.tv anthology series eKasi: Our Stories, in 2009.
He also played two separate characters in the fourth season of eKasi. Also in 2006, he appeared in the eighth film of the Heartlines series (Grace), which aired on all three SABC channels.
He was the Zulu dialogue coach for the 2006 feature film Catch a Fire, starring Tim Robbins.
He also has a starring role as Mandla Ndlovu, the brutal, jealous and corrupt younger brother of Samson, in the Mzansi Magic telenovela-turned-soap-opera isiBaya.