Zethu Dlomo

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Zethu Dlomo
Born Zethu Dlomo
(1989-03-31) March 31, 1989 (age 30)
Lenasia, Johannesburg
Gauteng, South Africa
Education National School of the Arts
University of the Witwatersrand
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006 - to date
Spouse(s) Lebo Mphahlele (m. 2018)

Zethu Dlomo (born 31 March 1989) is a South African actress best known for her starring role as young, ambitious, driven, straight-shooting police officer Alice Kunene in the SABC 1 science fiction television series Room 9, and as Lwandle on Mzansi Magic drama series The Herd she acted alongside Sello Maake Ka-Ncube, Peter Mashigo, Winnie Ntshaba, Sihle Ndaba and Zenzelisphesihle Xulu.

In 2008 she was cast as Baone Magasane in a British-American drama series The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency she acted alongside Jill Scott, Idris Elba, Lindani Nkosi, Jerry Mofokeng, Brenda Ngxoli, Mduduzi Mabaso, Vusi Kunene and Mary Twala. Zethu has had roles on shows such as The Book of Negroes, Gauteng Maboneng, Black Sails, aYeYe, IsiBaya, and in a biographical film of Nelson Mandela's experience as a guerrilla fighter for the African National Congress, Mandela's Gun as Winnie Mandela alongside Desmond Dube, Tumisho Masha, Jet Novuka, Luthuli Dlamini and Fezile Mpela.

She portrayed the character Dinky Magubane in the 2013 feature film Fanie Fourie's Lobola, Patience in a 2013 television movie Mary and Martha, Model Photographer in a 2014 feature film Leading Lady, and Lerato in the 2017 feature film Five Fingers for Marseilles she acted alongside Vuyo Dabula, Mduduzi Mabaso, Hamilton Dlamini, Kenneth Nkosi, Warren Masemola and Aubrey Poolo.

Early Life

Zethu Dlomo was born on 31 March 1989 in Lenasia, Gauteng province of South Africa, and raised in Mmesi Park, Dobsonville, Soweto. Zethu studied at The National School of the Arts before attending University of the Witwatersrand, where she graduated with a BA Degree in Drama.


  1. sowetanlive, Zethu Dlomo: A rose among the thorns, 11 August 2018
  2. TVSA, Zethu Dlomo, 11 August 2018
  3. iol, Zethu Dlomo marvels in local film #FiveFingersForMarseilles, 11 August 2018
  4. sowetanlive, Isibaya actress Zethu Dlomo said 'I do', 30 April 2019