Natasha Sutherland (born 20 November 1970), is a South African actress. She is best known for her roles in the television serials Honeytown, Tarzan: The Epic Adventures and Scandal!. Apart from acting, she is also an author, motivational speaker and a counselor.[1]

Natasha Sutherland
Natasha Sutherland

(1970-11-20) 20 November 1970 (age 53)
NationalitySouth African
  • Actress
  • motivational speaker
  • author
Years active1991–present
(m. 1998; div. 2008)

Personal life edit

Sutherland was born on 20 November 1970, in Durban, South Africa, the daughter of choreographers Geoffrey Sutherland and Kenlynn Sutherland (formally Ashby).[2]

Sutherland was married to Steve Hofmeyr, a South African singer, songwriter, and TV presenter.[3] They married on 1998 and she later divorced acrimoniously in 2008 citing Steve's 10-year relationship with fitness instructor Janine van der Vyver.[4] The couple has two sons: Benjamin and Sebastian.[5]

Career edit

Sutherland started her career in the early 1990s as a presenter of the children show Kideo. Then she acted in the soap opera, Egoli: The Place of Gold during her teen age in 1991. In 1996, she started her acting career with the two television serials: Honeytown and Tarzan: The Epic Adventures. After the success of those serials, she acted in the home movie Operational Delta in 1997. Meanwhile, she started to dominate the South Africa theater with several popular stage plays such as Gigi in 1992 and The Revlon Girl. In the meantime, she also directed music videos and worked as an editor of Finesse Magazine.[2]

Apart from acting, Sutherland is also a public motivational speaker who travelled across the country as well international stages. She is also appointed as the brand ambassador for the South African Beauty brand 'Placecol' and 'DNB'. She is also a prolific author, which she wrote her first book Bittersweet. With her success as an author, she later wrote the books: Green and Blue in 2010 (her first children's book), Fairytale and Sprokie.[2]

Filmography edit

Year Film Role Genre
1991 Egoli: Place of Gold Samantha Ryan du Plessis TV series
1994 Honeytown Carrie TV series
1995 Honeytown II Carrie TV mini-series
1995 The Uninvited Guest Mandy Thompson TV series'
1997 Tarzan: The Epic Adventures Dalen TV series
1997 Operation Delta Force Lt. Marie Junger TV movie
1998 Wycliffe Young Mum TV series
2008–present Scandal! Layla McKenzie TV series
2023 Binnelanders Birdy TV series

References edit

  1. ^ "Natasha Sutherland". ESAT. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Natasha Sutherland". news24. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  3. ^ "Steve, Janine a bitter pill - Natasha". news24. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  4. ^ "Steve Hofmeyr to divorce after affair". IOL. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  5. ^ "Steve 'had too much to lose'". news24. Retrieved 15 November 2020.

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