Nondumiso Tembe

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Nondumiso Tembe
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Born Nondumiso Tembe
14 December
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa
Education Yale School of Drama
Occupation
  • Actress
  • Singer
  • Songwriter
  • Dancer
Years active 2010 - to date
Parents
Website www.nondumisotembe.com

Nondumiso Tembe (14 December) is a South African actress, singer, songwriter and dancer. She gained wide recognition and acclaim for her emotionally intense portrayal of tragic Creole maid, Mavis, in the Golden Globe and Emmy award-winning hit HBO show “TRUE BLOOD".

She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre and Political Science with a focus on Africa from New York’s New School University and a Masters of Fine Arts in Acting from the prestigious Yale School of Drama. A classic dancer, Nondumiso has dabbled in theatrical acting and starred in several local plays in the lead role during her visits to South Africa. She is also an award-winning singer, her debut album Izwi Lami was released on 20 January 2011.

Early Life

Nondumiso Tembe was born on December 14, in Durban in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. She is a daughter of prominent opera singers, Linda Bukhosini and Bongani Tembe.

References

  1. bona, Hanging With Nondumiso Tembe, 28 December 2018
  2. timeslive, King Kong actress Nondumiso Tembe strives to protect her African heritage, 28 December 2018
  3. nondumisotembe, about, 28 December 2018
  4. destinyconnect, Nondumiso Tembe joins Generations, 28 December 2018
  5. iol, Durban actress stars in Michael Jackson film, 4 January 2019
  6. sowetanlive, Kelly K‚ Bubu Mazibuko and Nondumiso Tembe to star in hilarious new SA film, 4 January 2019
  7. essence, Get To Know ESSENCE Festival Durban Speaker Nondumiso Tembe , 4 January 2019
  8. timeslive, The Playhouse to produce 'Cinderella', 4 January 2019