Jocelyn Broderick biography, age, profile, theatre productions

Jocelyn Broderick (born 23 June 1962) is a South African writer, corporate facilitator, and actress. She rose to prominence for playing the starring role of Lilian Cubitt in the feature film Jock of the Bushveld (1986). 

She is also popular for playing another starring role of Nina Bekker in Getroud met Rugby: Die Sepie, a kykNET soap opera.


Jocelyn Broderick biography
Jocelyn Broderick is a veteran South African actress. Image: Facebook.
NameJocelyn Broderick
Born23 June 1962 (age 59 years)
NationalitySouth African
EducationDrama and English
Alma materUniversity of Natal-Pietermaritzburg
ProfessionWriter, corporate facilitator, actress
CompanyPerformance Role Play Training (PRPT)


She attended the University of Natal-Pietermaritzburg. She graduated from the university with a BA in Drama and English. 

After her graduation, she joined PACT’s English and Afrikaans drama companies.

During her time there, she was involved in the creation of new works, compilations, and workshopping production.


Jocelyn has also appeared in theatre productions as an actress including;

  • Ek Onthou vir Mamma,
  • Brothers of the Head,
  • Die Potlooddief en die Engel
  • Four Stops on the Northern Line
  • Peril at End House
  • Hamlet
  • The Glass Menagerie

She has also appeared in several theatre productions in supporting roles including:

  • Macbeth
  • Hamlet Machine
  • Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead
  • Hotel Paradiso
  • Dood van ‘n Handelsreisiger

She landed a guest-starring role (cabaret artist) in season one of Ballade Vir ‘n Enkeling, a TV1 drama series. Jocelyn has also appeared in other television serials.

She was cast in Reap The Whirlwind, Tropical Heat, Arende, Egoli, Suburban Bliss, and Rhodes. More on her television credits include Homelands, Natural Rhythm, and You Be The Judge.

She has appeared on several TV shows include Orpen House, Swart Kat, Jo’burg Blues, Soul City, and 28 Degrees South. 

More on her TV show credits include The Res, Villa Rosa, Zero Tolerance, Heartlines, Snitch, Jozi-H, and Wild at Heart.

Jocelyn played movie credits include My Daughter’s Keeper, Arende, The Last Leprechaun, Africa, and Merlin: The Return.

She also was cast in Slash, Hooded Angels A Case of Murder, Number 10, Au Pair, Toothman & Killer, Lenny, The Unique Oneness of Christian Savage, and Heroes.

She is a co-founder of Performance Role Play Training (PRPT). Other founders include her sister Judy Ditchfield and Charlotte Butler.

Jocelyn started to film on the kykNET soap opera Getroud met Rugby: Die Sepie in January 2016.


Ballade Vir ‘n EnkelingKabaret Kunstenaar
Zero ToleranceGuest Star
Wild at HeartBeth
The Girl from St. AgnesJoanne
Soul BuddyzTeacher
SnitchGuest Star
Jozi-HGuest Star
Getroud met Rugby: Die SepieNina Bekker
Dead PlacesJocelyn



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