Gauteng, South Africa
|Years active||1986 - to date|
|Known for||Rhythm City|
Fatima Mabaso, 2007 - to date
Mduduzi Mabaso (born 1976) is a South African actor best known for his portrayal of Suffocate Ndlovu on the e.tv soap opera Rhythm City. He has been part of the principal cast since the show's debut on 9 July 2007 alongside Zenzo Ngqobe, Mpho Molepo, KB Motsilanyane, Peter Sephuma, Jamie Bartlett, Robert Hobbs, Lucia Mthiyane, Nokuthula Ledwaba, Kelly Khumalo, Mmabatho Montsho, Lungile Radu, Wright Ngubeni, Connie Chiume, Setlhabi Taunyane and Pam Andrews.
Mduduzi Mabaso, although having a youthful appearance, he has had a storied career as an actor; he appeared in theatre production of Shaka Zulu, Cry The Beloved Country, Madiba’s Magic, Behind the Curtains, Tasha On The Rocks and he featured in the 1992 theatre production Divide and Rule which toured Europe. - In recent years he has had roles on shows such as Yizo Yizo 2, Justice For All 4, Soul City, Heartlines: Grace and Chicken Biznis and Zone 14. Mduduzi Mabaso's film credits include Hotel Rwanda, Catch a Fire, Meokgo and the Stickfighter, Blood Diamond, Machine Gun Preacher and the critically acclaimed Five Fingers for Marseilles.
Mduduzi Mabaso is married to Fatima Mabaso, his second wife. He has four children from his previous marriage. "I was not looking‚ but she got me weak in the knees and I fell for her‚" he said during an interview with Move! magazine. "Marriage has changed me so much that older people think that I’m older because of how I relate to them now. My heart is open and at ease. I am so comfortable with her," Mduduzi Mabaso said in that interview.
- TVSA, Mduduzi Mabaso, 25 November 2018
- Information Cradle, Mduduzi Mabaso Biography, Wedding, Wife, Children and Career, 25 November 2018
- SA Soapies, Rhythm City’s Suffocate opens up about his marriage, 25 November 2018
- etv, The Man Behind Suffocate , 25 November 2018
- Sowetan LIVE, Mduduzi Mabaso gushes over his wife: Marriage has changed me, 25 November 2018
- IMDb, Mduduzi Mabaso Biography, 25 November 2018
- Afternoon Express, Mduduzi Mabaso, 25 November 2018
- Hype Avenue, MMduduzi Mabaso and Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa to star in Enemy Of The State, 25 November 2018