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Harriet Manamela

Afrique du Sud


Née en 1971 à Diepkloof, Afrique du Sud.
Actrice sud-africaine (parfois creditée sous le nom de Harriet Lenabe).


Harriet Manamela (sometimes credited as Harriet Lenabe) is a South African actress who has had roles in the films Hijack Stories (2000), Country Of My Skull (2004), Yesterday (2004), Hotel Rwanda (2004),
LIFE, ABOVE ALL (LE SECRET DE CHANDA, 2010), Otelo Burning (2011).

She also appeared in the 2006 mini-series When We Were Black.

Born in 1971 in Diepkloof, Manamela matriculated from St. Anthony’s Centre in Boksburg.

She joined Squints Artists Community Theatre Group in Alexandra and performed in The Virus and Let’s Talk About Aids at The Market Theatre Laboratory Annual Festival.

With The Market Theatre Laboratory drama school she performed in Broken Dreams, appeared in Theatre Sports for SABC3, toured Sweden with Gommorah, Koze Kuse Bash, Ways of Dying, Bozoli at The Market Theatre and The Grahamstown Arts Festival.

She also performed for the Young Writers Festival at The Market Theatre for two years.

Her television career started in 1998 with Soul City, Isidingo, Yizo Yizo II, Justice For All II & III, Zero Tolerance, Soul Buddyz and Behind The Badge.

Films include Dr Lucille, Hijack Stories, Yesterday, Life above all and Otelo Burning. She played the lead in My Other Mother.

Manamela was nominated for a Vita award for Best Supporting Actress, for her role in Isidingo.

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