Macks Papo (born 6 December 1965 in Mamelodi) is a South African actor and playwright.
He is popular for his role as Tsheko Mashabela in Egoli, an M-Net soap opera. He played the role for seven (7) years (2000-2007).
|Name||Macks Senatla sa ga Papo|
|Age||55 years old|
|Date of birth||6 December 1965|
|Place of birth||Mamelodi|
|Education||BA in Dramatic Arts|
|Alma mater||Columbus North High School, Indiana, U.S.A|
Wits Drama School
The Mamelodi-born actor was educated in his place of birth and during his days in school, he showed interest in drama, poetry, and music.
He won an American Field Service scholarship to Columbus North High School in Indiana, the United States.
In 1985, he completed his academic pursuit in the institution with a distinction.
In 1988, Macks enrolled with the Wits Drama School to study Dramatic Arts. In 1992 he graduated from the Institution with a BA degree.
He plays a starring role as Ivan Tshinawa, on the e.tv soap opera Rhythm City.
He has been playing the role of a wealthy businessman since 2007.
Macks played a starring role in Kippie, a critically acclaimed jazz musical for a year (1998-1999).
He received a nomination as best actor for the Regional Vita Awards in Bloemfontein.
Mack’s film credits include Taxi to Soweto, Wheels and Deals, Drumbeats, Get that Job, and playing a human lizard in Rooibos tea commercial.
He is also a writer, director in theatre, and does community theatre workshops.
He appeared in several theatres plays including No Good Friday, Survival, Bear in Zermatt, and Switzerland.
In 1992 he featured in the play Kwamanzi at the Balmoral Castle in Scotland for the entire British Royal Family.