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Glimpses inside a brief biography of the Scandal actor| Learn about the actor at home

When Jerry Mofokeng wa Makhetha landed his first TV acting role in 1994, as a killer in a movie called The Line, South Africans hated the scary villain he portrayed but fell in love with his acting. Since then, many doors have opened up and continue to do so.

Here are five other things you might not have known about the veteran actor:

1. He has been acting for over 45 years. Despite reservations from his mother about him becoming an actor, Mofokeng started small by acting in community theatre productions from 1975 to 1982 to get experience and to understand the industry.

2. He featured in a globally acclaimed film.

3. He was inspired by legends Gibson Kente and Mary Twala. Mofokeng grew up next to Uncle Tom's Hall, where he watched plays directed by the late playwright Gibson Kente.

4. In 2020, he celebrated his 40th wedding anniversary.

5. He has had surgery on his spine. The actor said he finds healing through acting.


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