Linda Sokhulu

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Linda Sokhulu
Born Linda Sokhulu
(1976-09-13) September 13, 1976 (age 42)
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa
Education Cambridge College
Technikon Natal
Alma mater University of South Africa
  • Actress
  • Producer
Years active 1996 - to date

Linda Sokhulu (born 13 September 1976) is a South Africa actress. She starred on Generations as Cleo Khuzwayo alongside Mike Mvelase, Rapulana Seiphemo and Camilla Waldman. Linda Sokhulu went on to star in the acclaimed South African legal procedural drama series, Sokhulu & Partners, as Pamela Thusi with Thami Afrika playing Zweli Sokhulu and Melusi Yeni playing Mabutho Sokhulu. She appeared in the 2016 film )The Last Face directed by Sean Penn starring Charlize Theron and Javier Bardem.

Linda Sokhulu starred in the first and second season of the SABC 1 drama series Shreds and Dreams as Lefika opposite Baby Cele and Melusi Yeni - both of which did not return for the second season. She portrayed the character of Gloria Smelane in the fourth of the SABC 1 drama series Home Affairs and portrayed the character of Prudence Yeni in the 1Magic original drama series Housekeepers and Noma in Ubizo (The Calling).


Linda Sokhulu gained further acclaim for her much heralded portrayal of Nikiwe Sibeko opposite Vusi Kunene who played Jefferson Sibeko her onscreen uncle and Lindani Nkosi who played Lincoln Sibeko her onscreen father as well as Robert Whitehead who played a sometime rival/ sometime ally Barker Haines . In 2016 Linda Sokhulu was nominated for a Golden Horn Award for Best Supporting Actress in a TV soap.


Linda Sokhulu had a supporting role as Lindiwe Xaba in the Roberta Durrant directed 2013 South African film Felix starring Hlayani Junior Mabasa as the title character. The film opened at Durban International Film Festival on 21 July 2013 to critical acclaim, the City Press remarked,"a worthy contender with any Hollywood blockbuster."

Linda Sokhulu was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 2014 Africa Movie Academy Awards and for the Golden Horn Award in 2016 for her portrayal of Lindiwe Xaba.


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  2. TVSA, Linda Sokhulu, 30 November 2018
  3. My Bio Hub, Linda Sokhulu Biography – Age, Family, Husband, 30 November 2018
  4. IMDb, Linda Sokhulu Biography, 30 November 2018
  5. News24/ Witness, Charmer from the start, 30 November 2018
  6. My TV News, Linda Sokhulu is 40 today, 30 November 2018
  7. Information Cradle, Linda Sokhulu Biography, Films, Awards, 30 November 2018