South African-born Hollywood Sensations

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South Africa has transcended the label of “Third World” to produce some of the worlds most crowned Hollywood jewels and up-and-comers. I’m really proud too be a South African when I see all the hardwork and dedication these individuals have put in to rise into a very hard industry.
Here are a a list of a few names and faces you may have seen but never knew they were South African-born:

 Dean Geyer
Glee (TV series)
Brody Weston

Tammin Sursok
Pretty Little Liars (TV series)
Jenna Marshall

Lesley-Ann Brandt
Spartacus: Blood and Sand (TV series)
Naevia

Adhir Kalyan
Fired Up! (Film)
Brewster

Arnold Vosloo

The Mummy (Film)

Imhotep

Christian Bale
(South African–born father, David Charles Howard Bale)
The Dark Knight (Film)
Batman/Bruce Wayne

Sasha Pieterse

Pretty Little Liars (TV series)
Alison DiLaurentis


Sharlto Copley
District 9 (Film)
The A-Team (Film)

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Candice Swanepoel
Victoria Secret fashion show (Angel)

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Peter Cartwright
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Film)
Elphias Doge

Tanit Phoenix
Death Race 2(video)
Katrina Banks Spud (Film)
Mrs. Eve Wilson
 
Steve Schirripa
Ugly Betty (TV series)
Steve

The Sopranos (TV series)
 Gaetano Giarizzo

Liezl Carstens
Wild Hogs (Film)

Troye Sivan
Spud (Film)
John ‘Spud’ Milton
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Film)
Young James

Charlize Theron
(Academy Award “Oscar” Winner)
Monster (Film)
Aileen Wuornos
Charlize Theron

Terry Pheto
Tsotsi (Film)
Miriam
The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Soapie)
Dr. Malaika Maponya

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