Fundiswa Zwane (born 06 June 1985) is a South African actress and businesswoman. She gained popularity for her recurring role as Rethabile in the SABC1 soapie Generations (2009-2012).
She grew up in Port Shepstone in KwaZulu-Natal. Fundi was raised in a robust black home and according to her, it was “filled with lots of joy and love.”
” I was raised in a robust black home filled with lots of joy and love. This encouraged my talents from a young age.”
She was born on the 6th of June, 1985. Fundiswa Zwane is 35 years old. She hosts a celebration in honor of her birthday once a year on June 6.
During her high school days, she had already wanted to choose the acting career. She belonged to the gumboot dance group. She went to a film school after completing high school.
“I knew when I was in high school that I wanted to be an actress. I was part of the gumboot dance group, and once after a performance, the whole school was in stitches.
“This turned me into an overnight sensation, and I enjoyed my time on stage. I knew then that I would pursue a career in the arts. After high school, I followed my drama teacher’s advice and went to film school.
“I booked my first TV role while doing my third year. From that point, I pitched up for every audition and gave it my best.” she shared.
- Divers Down – Season 1
- Generations – Season 1
- Imbewu: The Seed – Season 1 & 2
- Traffic! – Season 2
In Generations, Rathabile is an outspoken young intern at New Horizons advertising agency. She later turned out to be good friends with Khetiwe.
In 2011, Fundiswa also landed a starring role in the SABC1 drama series Divers Down, as Avumile.
She also co-created the Mzansi Magic sitcom It’s for Life with Gugu Zuma and Thuli Zuma. The series aired on the channel (July-October, 2011).
The series, It’s for Life, is all about women who found out that they had a squatter in their new house and are forced to live with her.
Later in 2015, Fundiswa portrayed a guest role in the second season of Traffic!, eKasi+ police procedural series.
- “5 minutes with Fundi Zwane“. Bona, Caxton retrieved 2020-10-01
- “Fundi Zwane“. TVSA retrieved 2020-10-01