Profile / Biography
BIRTH NAME: Arthur Molepo
DATE OF BIRTH: 1949
PLACE OF BIRTH: Soweto, Gauteng
CHILDREN: Mpho Molepo
Arthur Molepo is a South African veteran actor best known for acting as Captain Malebana on SABC1 soapie drama Skeem Saam.
Early Life and Background
Arthur Molepo was born in 1949 in Soweto, Gauteng. He is the father of actor Mpho Molepo (best known as Fats on etv’s Rhythm City.
Arthur Molepo appeared on television series such as The Lab, Soul City, Sokhulu & Partners, When I Eat Chocolate, I Remember You and the Mzansi Magic original drama series Mshika-shika. He is also known for his role as crooked local government official Sydney Shabalala in the e.tv soapie Rhythm City. He is also best known for his role as Busang Moroka in the SABC1 soap opera Generations.
Film he has acted includes Mapantsula, Hijack Stories, Orlando and the short films Victor Orange and The Storekeeper.
He had role of Mingus in the stage musical Sophiatown at the Junction Avenue Theatre. Authur has acted in numerous theatre productions including Barney Simon’s Starbrites at the Market Theatre in September 1990, Pieter-Dirk Uys’s Scorched Earth (1989) and MacBeki (2009), Sisyphus, Nongogo, Dikichining, Marabi, Sauer Street and Sizwe Bansi is Dead.