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Thami Ngubeni

Full / Real Name: Mathamsanqa Ngubeni
Born: 31 January 1975 (45 years old)
Gender: Female

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Thami Ngubeni is a South African actress, presenter, writer, editor, radio personality and producer who first became known for presenting various television shows as a teenager.

Shows she appeared in include Teleschool, Man 2 Man, Talk Talk and Live Your Dreams.

She went on to roles on the soapie Generations, the drama series Molo Fish and the comedies Suburban Bliss and Going Up.

In 2004 she appeared as Sabina Siko in the film Critical Assignment and in the same year she was in the film Country of My Skull but her scenes were deleted.

Ngubeni has also been a host and interviewer on the lifestyle magazine show Free Spirit and in 2005 and 2006 she played a lead role in the wineland drama series Known Gods, as the character of Nana Soci.

In 2011 she hosted her own show The Scarlet Lounge on DStv's Christian channel ONE Gospel.

Her television writing work includes scriptwriting for the magazine show Top Billing and the game show Family Fortunes.

On radio Ngubeni has been a newsreader and the host of her shows on Metro FM including an entertainment show and a motivational show The Sacred Space.

She has also spent time living in Los Angeles.  While there, she worked as a DJ at the American Radio Network (ARN), a syndicated cable network covering the greater L.A. region.

In 2007 Ngubeni played one of the lead doctors, Dr. Ingrid Nyoka, in the medical drama series Jozi-H. On 2 May, 2007 she was appointed as the editor of The Oprah Magazine in South Africa. She resigned after a year in the job.

Ngubeni also owns her own media called Tamzin that creates and produces media for TV, film, radio and print and in 2006 she wrote and co-published a book entitled My Sacred Spaces with Penguin Books.

Her theatre credits include Romeo and Juliet as Juliet, Sizwe Banzi is Dead as Sizwe, The Crucible as Tituba, and Fagin in Oliver Twist.


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