Here are 5 famous actors from South Africa were born in 1962:
Arnold Vosloo (June 16, 1962 Pretoria-) a.k.a. Arny, Boetie or Boeta is a South African actor, spokesperson and voice actor.
He is best known for his roles as Imhotep in "The Mummy" and "The Mummy Returns" films, as well as in the television series "24" and "Starship Troopers". Vosloo began his acting career in South Africa, performing in numerous stage productions before moving on to television and film. He has also lent his voice to various animated series, including "Justice League" and "The Batman". In addition to acting, Vosloo is an accomplished spokesperson, having worked with companies such as Chevrolet and Budweiser.
Jonathan Pienaar (September 16, 1962-) is a South African writer, actor, voice actor and comedian.
Born in Pretoria, South Africa, Pienaar started his career in acting with roles in various theater productions. He later ventured into television and film, becoming a recognized face in the South African entertainment industry. His notable acting credits include "Blood Diamond," "Mad Buddies" and "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom." In addition to his work in front of the camera, Pienaar is also a talented writer and has published several books, including "The Existentialist Cookbook" and "Furious." He is known for his distinctive voice and has lent it to many projects, including the South African version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" and the animated series "Jungle Beat." Pienaar has won several awards for his work, including a South African Film and Television Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film "Hoofmeisie."
Hakeem Kae-Kazim (October 1, 1962 Lagos-) also known as Hakeem Kae Kassim, Hakim Kazim, Hakeem Kae Kazim or Hakim Kae Kazim is a South African actor, film producer and video game producer.
He is best known for his roles in popular TV shows and films such as Hotel Rwanda, 24, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and Black Sails. Kae-Kazim has also produced and starred in several award-winning films such as 'Living in Bondage: Breaking Free' and 'Elephant in the Room'. In addition to his work in film and television, Kae-Kazim has lent his voice for video game characters in popular games such as Call of Duty: Black Ops III and Horizon Zero Dawn. He has received several award nominations for his acting and producing work including the Africa Movie Academy Awards and the South African Film and Television Awards. Kae-Kazim is also actively involved in advocacy work for African arts, serving as the chairman of the Africa Film Academy.
Anton Blake (January 4, 1962 East London-) also known as Anton Horowitz is a South African actor.
Blake's family relocated to South Africa when he was a child. He studied drama at the University of Cape Town and eventually began his acting career in the theater. He later appeared in numerous South African television shows and films before gaining international recognition for his role as Toby Radloff in the 2003 film "American Splendor". Blake has since appeared in various films, including "The Incredible Hulk" (2008) and "Black Panther" (2018), as well as television series such as "Strike Back" and "Shaka Zulu". In addition to his acting career, Blake is also a skilled screenwriter and director.
Willie Botha (April 1, 1962 Pretoria-) is a South African film art director, actor and production designer.
Botha has worked extensively in the film industry since the mid 1980s, including working as an art director on international productions such as Hotel Rwanda (2004) and Invictus (2009). He has also acted in several popular Afrikaans films, including Bakgat! (2008) and Hoofmeisie (2011). In addition to his film work, Botha is a respected theatre director and set designer. He is particularly known for his work within the South African theatre scene on productions such as Hamlet (2007) and Die Seemeeu (2015). Botha has received numerous awards for his contributions to the South African film and theatre industries.