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Liopelo Maphathe

Born: 1982
Gender: Female

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Liopelo Maphathe is a South African actress and television presenter best known for her role as Luyanda on the e.tv soapie Backstage, in 2000.

Born and raised in Lesotho, Liopelo attained a degree in performing arts from the University of the Orange Free State. Thereafter she relocated to Johannesburg and soon landed a leading role in the seSotho drama series Sergeant Kokobela.

In 2000 she landed the starring role of Luyanda on the now-defunct youth soapie Backstage.

Other television series she has acted in include Muvhango, Crossroads, Gaz'lam, Jozi Streets, Scandal! and Madam & Eve. She also played the role of The Bride in the short film Afrikano.

In September 2008 she became an insert presenter of the SABC2 music show Afro Café.

She played the lead role of Lesego Matlakala, a stylista, fashionista and Sugel, on the SABC2 sitcom Moferefere Lenyalong, from 2008-2012.

In 2014 she had a starring role as Mpho, last born and only daughter of the Ledwaba family, a royal wealthy family, the Sepedi version of the Setswana royal Bafokeng family, in the eKasi+ sitcom Van 'n Sit.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Insert Presenter - Herself

Lerato

Luyanda

Palesa

Karabo

Sexy Young Woman

Guest Star (as Liopelo Maphate)

Boitumelo

Officer Maluleka

Kandy's Mom

Kagiso (as Diopelo Maphathe)

TV Presenter (as Liopelo Mapathe)

Faith

Lesego Matlakala

Lesego Matlakala

Noxie

Alice

Florence

Mpho Ledwaba

Mpho Ledwaba

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