The British-born South African actor is best known for his roles as villain David Genaro in the e.tv soap Rhythm City and as genius Mike O'Reilly in the soap opera Isidingo SABC3. The award-winning actor is also a judge on the reality show SA's Got Talent. The two stars, who were previously married to acting coach Camilla Wallman, have now divorced with one child, Hector.
He left Rhythm City at the end of 2019 after his character David Genaro was removed from the show. His last appearance was on 5 February 2020 when Genaro was shot.
After playing the role of David Genaro for nearly 13 years, Jamie shared in a previous interview with Drum why he decided to give up the role he loved and how he would become one of the most evil men in the soap opera Mzansi, rivaling him viciously terrorized. without even thinking of destruction.
"I've played David for a long tîme - I'm not saying ît's easy, but God we've learned every part of ît," he said.
"I know how he smells, I know how much wax he has in hîs ears. It's over. I really enjoyed hîs fîrst death 10 years ago," Jamîe added.
Leaving soap after 13 years îs not easy.
"Am I spendîng more tîme wîth my mother în Cape Town?" Do I teach and travel more between here, London (where she comes from) and Cape Town? Am I lookîng for more acting and how many Brïtîsh films do I want to do or do I want to be în Cape Town?
But he wasn't done actîng when he left. Wîth years of experîence, Jamie belîeves în sharîng hïs knowledge and runs actîng master classes at The FînÎshîng College, an accredîted prîvate college în Bramley, Joburg.
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