Hamilton Dhlamini (born 15 December 1969), sometimes as Hamilton Dlamini, is a South African actor, playwright and a filmmaker. He is best known for the roles in the films and teleserials Isithembiso, Faith like Potatoes and The King's Messenger .
December 15, 1969
|Occupation||Actor, playwright, producer, director|
He is married to a nutritionist, Martha, where they have three children. He first met Martha in a lift.
He started acting career in early 1984 through stage plays. He also played as a businessman Korea in the SABC 1 sitcom Mzee Wa Two Six. In early 2008, he made a lead role in the short series on SABC1, adapted by William Shakespeare’s play King Lear. Also, he played a lead character on the SABC 2 sitcom Stokvel with the role 'Mojo Khumalo'. In 2008, he acted in the series Ten Bush directed by Mncedisi Shabangu. For his role, he later won the Naledi Theatre Awards for the best supporting actor. Then in 2009, he collaborated with William Kentridge and the Handspring Puppet Company on Woyzeck in the Highveld.
In 2006, he acted in Regardt van den Bergh’s film Faith like Potatoes. This time, he won a South African Film and Television Awards (Safta) for best supporting actor for his role. In 2007, he won the Golden Horn Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Feature Film. In 2018, he played the role 'Banzi Motaung' in the popular television series Isithembiso. In the same year, he again won the Golden Horn Award for Best Actor in a TV soap opera 'Isithembiso'.
He also founded his own production company, 'Ndlondlo Productions'.
|1990||The King's Messenger||Poacher||Film|
|2001||Scoop Schoombie||Sparks||TV Series|
|2004||Gums & Noses||Street Dealer||Film|
|2006||Faith like Potatoes||Simeon Bhengu||Film|
|2009||Izingane Zobaba||Lucky||TV Series|
|2013||Nothing for Mahala||Foreman||Film|
|2016||Fluiters||Bantu Ntenga||TV Series|
|2017||Five Fingers for Marseilles||Sepoko||Film|
Other Television rolesEdit
- Askies!, Season 1 as Homeless Man
- Boo & TT, Season 1 as TT
- City Ses'la, Season 1 as Uncle Mto eKasi
- Our Stories, Season 5 as Mbangiseni
- Fluiters, Season 1 as Bantu Ntenga
- Home Affairs, Season 2 as Katleho's Father
- Home Affairs, Season 3 & 4 as Senzo Mbatha
- Izingane zoBaba, Season 1 as Lucky
- Mutual Friends (2014), Season 1 as Pat
- Mzansi, Season 1 & 2 as Prosper
- Mzee wa Two Six, Season 1 as Korea
- Saints and Sinners, Season 2 as Andries
- Shooting Stars, Season 2 as Themba Zwane
- Soul Buddyz, Season 1 as Melusi's Teacher
- Stokvel, Season 6 as Mojo Khumalo
- The Mayor, Season 1 as Mapula
- Matlala Umlilo, Season 1, 2, 3 & 4 as Mnqobi Simelane
- Zero Tolerance, Season 1 as Lefty
- Zero Tolerance, Season 3 as President Tubman
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