Yule Masiteng (born in Orange Free State) is a South African actor. His roles on screen brought him to the spotlight including Chris Ngcobo in Mzansi and Jomo Zungu in Scandal!
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He was born in Orange Free State, an independent Boer sovereign republic under British suzerainty in Southern Africa. He kicked off his profession as a model in the mid-seventies.
He drew his inspiration to try out acting from Ken Gampu’s role in Ngaka.
Alongside Henry Cele, he played a starring role in the 1986 BBC TV production of Shaka Zulu.
The stigma that followed his modeling profession made it difficult for Yule to capitalize on his success with the production.
Eventually, after five years, he landed theatre work and the occasional cameo TV role.
He also had to work with his friends on several other projects like setting up a small printing business. With the business, they did flyers and banners for small businesses.
Yule has also been live on stage performing shows including the Rufus Swart directed show “The Spear fits the Wound“.
He also played at the Grahamstown Arts Festival. On the Scandal set, Masiteng got through seven to ten scenes per day.
The actor has however landed many South African television shows since his debut in the industry.
Apart from appearing in local movies and shows, he has also landed acting roles in international movies.
He was cast in The Trail, Cape of Good Hope, and Lord of War.
He also appeared in the BBC mini-series The Long Firm and The Canterbury Tales (The Man of Law’s Tale).
He landed a guest-starring role in an episode of Mtunzini.com following the return of the drama in 2009.
In the following year, he was cast as Molete in the SABC1 drama series Intersexions. In 2014, Yule played the starring role in Mfolozi Street, an SABC1 drama series.
In the Season One of the Netflix paranomal movie, Dead Places, he played the role of Samuel.
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