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Crucial snippet facts about Muvhango actor Gizara

David Sebe was born on the 24th of March 1953, he is a 68 year old South African actor well-known for playing the role Gizara on SABC2 soapie Muvhango.

Early life of David Sebe and career background:

David Sebe was born on the 24th of March 1953, in Alexandra, Johannesburg. He was born to a family of 11 children and his father was in a polygamous marriage. This forced his father to work three-day jobs. David recalls growing up in Alexandra with his grandmother telling him fables whom he attributes with igniting the great love for storytelling and performance art in him.

After completing grade 4, he relocated to Diepkloof to assist his father to put food on the table of their big family. Walking 20KM everyday to and from school dampened his dream of becoming a doctor and his dismissal after organizing student protests at his school was the death knell that sent him out of school. After dropping out of school in grade 9, David toured across Europe for 17 years doing one-man acts. When he returned back in South Africa, he then joined Muvhango as Gizara.

Despite dropping out of school in South Africa, David proceeded with his studies in Germany. He finished his high school at Hamburg, Germany. After high school he enrolled for nursing at St Marienkrankenhus College and graduated as a qualified nurse.

David is married to Anna and she understands that her husband is a public figure thus she is tolerant of other women wanting to take selfies with the actor.


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Alexandra David Sebe Diepkloof Johannesburg South African


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