Profiling: Who Is Thuso Mbedu?
She's that girl that won the SAFTA's 2018 for Best Actress in TV Drama for her role in Is'Thunzi!
Wait up, she's also that girl that is recognized across the globe, that she even got Emmy nominations for her superb portrayal of characters (45th International Emmy Awards for Best Performance by an Actress and 46th International Emmy Awards for Best Performance by an Actress) yep, Thuso Mbedu is an international South African treasure.EDUCATION AND BACKGROUND: Thuso Nokwanda Mbedu, born and raised in Pelham, a borough of Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal. She was raised by her grandmother who was her legal guardian after the passing of both her parents at an early age. When Mbedu was eighteen, she attended the University of Witwatersrand, where she studied Physical Theatre and Performing Arts Management, resulting her graduating with an honours. In 2012, she attended the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York, USA.
Let's take a quick look into her TV bio:
2014 present: Saints and Sinners - Boni Khumalo - Lead Role, Drama Series
2014: Isibaya- Nosisa - Guest Role, Soap Opera
2015– 2017: Scandal! - Kitso Medupe - Supporting Role, Soap Opera
2015: Snake Park - Khethi - Guest Role, Drama Series
2016–2017: Is’Thunzi - Winnie Bhengu - Lead Role, Drama Series
2017–2019: Shuga - Ipeleng Supporting - Role, Drama Series
2018 : Generations: The Legacy - Okuhle Cele - Supporting Role, Soap Opera
2018: Side Dish - Phiwe Lead Role, Mini Drama Series
She's been proactive in the industry for the past six years (2014-2020) but she has achieved quite a lot, which you can't really tell unless you take your time and research her because she's as humble (and as private) as they come.
Source: Opera News