South African movie actors born in the year 1981

Here are 5 famous actors from South Africa were born in 1981:

Hennie Jacobs

Hennie Jacobs (June 21, 1981 Pretoria-) is a South African singer and actor.

He rose to fame in the early 2000s as a finalist on the reality singing competition "Idols" in South Africa. After "Idols," he pursued a successful singing career, releasing several albums and singles. Jacobs also ventured into the world of acting, appearing in TV shows such as "Binnelanders" and "7de Laan." In addition to his entertainment career, Jacobs is also an advocate for mental health awareness and has spoken openly about his own struggles with anxiety and depression.

Daniel Bonjour

Daniel Bonjour (September 28, 1981 Johannesburg-) also known as Danny Hill is a South African actor.

He is best known for his roles as Daniel in The Walking Dead and Warden Edwin James in Ozark. Bonjour grew up in Johannesburg and attended the National School of the Arts where he studied acting, visual art, and music. After finishing school, he moved to Paris where he worked as a model before starting his acting career. Bonjour has also appeared in several other television shows such as The Following, CSI: Miami, and Younger. In addition to acting, he is also a producer and co-founder of a film production company called Lucid Productions.

Tyrel Meyer

Tyrel Meyer (November 2, 1981 South Africa-) is a South African actor.

He is best known for his roles in popular South African television and film productions such as "Skeem Saam", "Isidingo", and "Broken Vows". Meyer began his acting career in 2004 and has since appeared in numerous productions, showcasing his versatility and talent as an actor. In addition to his on-screen work, Meyer is also a skilled voice-over artist, lending his voice to various commercials and animations. Meyer is admired for his dedication to his craft and is considered one of the most promising young actors in South Africa.

Justin Gabriel

Justin Gabriel (March 3, 1981 Cape Town-) is a South African wrestler and actor.

Gabriel was born Paul Lloyd Jr. and grew up in Cape Town, South Africa. He began his wrestling career in 1997 at the age of 16, and worked his way up through the independent wrestling circuit before signing with WWE in 2008. He made his debut on the main roster in 2010, and was a member of the Nexus stable.

During his time with WWE, Gabriel won several titles, including the tag team championship with Heath Slater. He left WWE in 2015, and has since worked for various independent promotions around the world. In addition to wrestling, Gabriel has also pursued acting, with roles in several films and TV shows.

Gabriel is known for his high-flying aerial moves and his flashy ring attire. He has credited his training in gymnastics and parkour with helping him develop his unique style. Outside of wrestling, Gabriel is an animal rights activist, and has advocated for the protection of rhinos in South Africa.

Scott Cooper

Scott Cooper (June 22, 1981 East London-) also known as Scotty, SC or Scot Cooper is a South African actor.

He grew up in Johannesburg and started acting in local theater productions at a young age. In 2003, he moved to Cape Town to pursue a career in film and television. Scott Cooper is best known for his roles in South African movies such as "Tsotsi" (2005), "Jerusalema" (2008) and "District 9" (2009). He has also made appearances in popular international films such as "The Dark Knight Rises" (2012) and "Black Sails" (2014-2017). In addition to acting, Cooper has also worked as a director and producer on several film and TV projects in South Africa. He is known for his passion for social justice and has been involved in various charitable organizations throughout his career.

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