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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


LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Monday 10 May

I Can See Your Voice on 1Magic and there's a Curse of the Sands on Zee World.


New on TV today: Sunday 9 May

Family Feud SA returns to e.tv and CBS Justice uncovers Murder in Amish Country.


New on TV today: Saturday 8 May

Bob Marley: Roots of the Man airs on HISTORY and Beat Shazam returns to eReality.


uBettina Wethu Teasers - June 2021

Betty is lost after being fired!


New on TV today: Friday 7 May

Superhero drama Jupiter's Legacy drops on Netflix as BBC Earth showcases Joanna Lumley's Britain.


Suidooster Teasers - June 2021

Everyone is worried about Bridgette as she struggles to remember.


New on TV today: Thursday 6 May

Two new K-dramas premiere on tvN Africa and 10 Years Younger in 10 Days returns to BBC Lifestyle.


The Cost of Love Teasers - May 2021

A mother sells her daughter for a second time!


New! Curse of the Sands Teasers - May 2021

A premonition of Zee World's new thriller about the "other woman" who has supernatural powers.


New on TV today: Wednesday 5 May

Netflix documents The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness, as Green Eyed Killers stalk Lifetime.

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