Thembinkosi Brian Mthembu (born 31 July 1994), is a South African actor.[1] He is best known for his roles in the popular serials The River, The Gamechangers, Kalushi: The Story of Solomon Mahlangu and a short film called Ngeculo. In 2023 he played a major role on South African series on Showmax which includes Shaka Ilembe, Adulting and Outlaws

Thembinkosi Brian Mthembu
Thembinkosi Mthembu

(1994-07-17) July 17, 1994 (age 29)
Kwandengezi, South Africa
NationalitySouth African
Alma materDurban University of Technology
Years active2017–present
Children1 (daughter)

Personal life edit

He was born on 31 July 1994 in the township of KwaNdengezi, Durban, South Africa.[2] In 2017, he obtained a diploma in drama and production studios from Durban University of Technology.[3]

Career edit

After completing the diploma, he moved to City of Gold in Johannesburg to pursue acting career. Then he worked at Checkers and Cell C as a dancer. During this period, he received the minor role 'Junior' in the television series The Republic.[2] Then he appeared in the series The River with the role 'Mabutho' in the third season.[3][4]

In 2019, he made a recurring role as 'Shift Manager' on the MTV Base drama series MTV Shuga Down South 2.[5]

Filmography edit

Year Film Role Genre.
2017 The Republic Junior TV series
2019 MTV Shuga Down South 2 Shift Manager TV series
2020 Ngeculo Malusi TV short film
2020 The River Mabutho TV series
2023–present Adulting Bonga Tembe TV series
2023 Shaka Ilembe King Dingiswayo Drama series
2023 Outlaws Bandile Biyela Drama series

References edit

  1. ^ "Thembinkosi Brian Mthembu". 20 November 2020.
  2. ^ a b "5 Interesting Facts About Thembinkosi Mthembu (The Republic)". 20 November 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Getting to know Thembinkosi Brian Mthembu". 20 November 2020.
  4. ^ "One-on-one with actor Thembinkosi Mthembu: "I was a soccer player before acting"". 20 November 2020.
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