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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: Saturday 26 September

The 4th Royalty Soapie Awards air live on SABC1 and true story American Soul plays out on SABC2.


A Perfect Lie Teasers - October 2020

Back! A Perfect Lie makes it through the COVID storm to return to Star Life with new episodes and warm-up repeats.


Die Presidentsvrou Teasers - October 2020

Leonardo asks Paloma to marry but she's reluctant.


The Inseparables Teasers - October 2020

Finale alert! The unborn child is threatened but everyone comes to their senses.


New on TV today: Friday 25 September

Nasty C is a Zulu Man in Japan on Netflix and a new season of Lost Gold of WWII starts on HISTORY.


New on TV today: Thursday 24 September

There's a World on Fire on M-Net and another Race Across the World on BBC Earth.


Idols 16: Top 16 girls' song choices

Oh girls just wanna have fun.


Meet the new characters on Arendsvlei's upsized Season 3

See who's coming to town from Monday (28th).


Deur Dik en Dun Teasers - October 2020

Sureyya leaves and then returns causing mayhem. Also, the exhumation takes place.


Series Review: Lovecraft Country Episode 6

The show hits a hot streak of great TV. A five star episode. Anti-war. A true love story.

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