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James Alexander

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Bio

James Alexander is a South African actor best known for his role as Dr. Rico Maartens in the M-Net drama/soapie Binnelanders, from 2005-2008.

He also starred as Tristan van Reenen, the head of conservation and loyal employee of Tiro (Putla Sehlapelo), in the M-Net soap opera The Wild, from 2011-2013.

He is also known for co-presenting the M-Net reality talent competition Project Fame with Vusi Twala, from 20 June - 29 August, 2004.

He has had cameo roles in the SABC1 soapie Generations and the drama series Home Affairs, and has acted in the short films Thoughts, Lost and Voëltjie.

On Tuesday 20 November 2007 it was announced that he had decided not to renew his contract after the third season of Binnelanders, preferring to turn his focus to film and other independent projects.

He continued to appear in the show until the third season ended in 2008.






Television Roles

Show

Character

Dr. Rico Maartens

Dr. Rico Maartens

Dr. Rico Maartens

Juan Antonio Grandal

James Andrews

Dr. Gavin Winters

Mr Nelson (Film: "The Bet")

Joint Terminal Attack Controller

Hendrik Van Den Bergh

Elton

Crispen de la Hunt

Edward

First White Man

Tristan van Reenen

Tristan van Reenen

Lemmer (as James Gracie)




LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Monday 15 August

uBettina Wethu 2 and The Queens of Mzansi take over SABC1, as Have Faith returns to MTV.


New on TV today: Sunday 14 August

More Coolest OG's do battle on SABC2 and Celebrity Game Face is guilty as charged on E!.


New on TV today: Saturday 13 August

Miss SA 2022 airs live on Mzansi Magic and M-Net, as eReality documents Uncensored Cops.


The taxi bosses of Isibaya in real life

Carte Blanche gets into the back seat of a real life taxi boss and it's just like the TV show. Bullets fly.


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Kat gets struck by gut wrenching betrayal and there's a battle of the sexes at the Grade 8 debate.


New on TV today: Friday 12 August

True drama Five Days at Memorial releases on Apple TV+ and comedy This Fool loads on Disney+.


Top Shows on TV: July 2022

No high note for Idols despite Somizi's comeback.


uBettina Wethu 2 Teasers - August 2022

Back! Get a taste of the opening episodes of the new season, starring a new cast.


Durban Gen Teasers - September 2022

Dhlomo turns Sne against Phumeza and there's a new superintendent. Who?


New on TV today: Thursday 11 August

Mystery series Holding starts on BritBox and Real Housewives of Beverly Hills return to 1Magic.

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