Xolile Tshabalala (born on 9 April 1977 in Vrede, Free State) is a South African actress. She has grown to be a popular face onscreen for appearing in many television serials.
She is best known for appearing in the SABC1 soap opera Generations as Julia Motene (2002-2005). Her beautiful face has also been seen in many other television serials.
The amazing actress is also a film director and has been recognized for the impact she has made so far.
|Born||9 April 1977 (age 44 years)|
Vrede, Free State
|Alma mater||National School of the Arts|
New York Film School
In the year that she had her matriculation, she appeared in The Crucible, at the Market Theatre alongside her mentor Thembi Mtshali.
The actress attended the National School of the Arts. She graduated from the academic institution with the honor of best overall performer.
The actress has appeared in many television productions including as Angela Ndamase in Ingozi. She also was cast in Generations, Soul City, Secret in my Bosom, among others.
She has also appeared in many theatre productions like Another Child. Xolile Tshabalala has also bagged several awards as an actress including the 2003 Duku Duku Viewers Choice award.
In 2004, she also received the People Magazine Crystal Award for best soap actress.
She left for the United States to study at New York Film School in 2005 thereby taking a time off the screen and acting. In 2006, in season seven of the SABC1 drama series Soul City, she was cast as Sister Zama.
In the following year, in 2007, she appeared in season 5 of the American drama series NCIS in a guest role. In 2010, she returned to South Africa and landed the role of Noma in the TV serial 4Play: Sex Tips for Girls.
In 2011, she appeared in the SABC1 drama series Fallen as Mandi Mbalula (starring role). In 2013, she played another starring role as TT’s gorgeous wife Gugu in the SABC3 drama series High Rollers, 2013.
|90 Plein Street||Precious|
|Kota Life Crisis||Hlengiwe|
|Soul City||Sister Zama|
|Sokhulu & Partners||Nosipho Nokwe|
|Blood & Water||Nwabisa Bhele|
|High Rollers||Gugu Mogale|
The actress boasts over 19 years of experience in the television and film industry. She has received several nominations and awards over the years.
|2012||SAFTA Golden Horn||Best Supporting Actress – TV Drama Fallen (2007)||Nominee|
|2006||SAFTA Golden Horn||Best Supporting Actress – TV Soap Generations (1993)||Nominee|
|2013||SAFTA Golden Horn||Best Actress – TV Drama 4Play: Sex Tips for Girls (2010)||Nominee|
|2016||SAFTA Golden Horn||Best Actress – Made for TV Movie Rise (2015)||Nominee|
|2020||SAFTA Golden Horn||Best Supporting Actress – TV Soap Muvhango (1997)||Nominee|
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