Profile / Biography
BIRTH NAME: Dawn Thandeka King
DATE OF BIRTH: 05 October 1964
PLACE OF BIRTH: Eshowe, KwaZulu Natal
Dawn Thandeka King is a South African actress best known for acting as Lindiwe ”MaNgcobo” Xulu on SABC1 soapie drama Uzalo.
Early Life and Background
Dawn Thandeka King was born in 01 October 1977 in Eshowe, KwaZulu Natal. She studied Drama at Technikon Natal (Durban University of Technology).
Dawn King is married and she shares five children with her husband.
Dawn’s television acting debut was in 2012 in the Mzansi Magic telenovela iNkaba, in which she played the recurring role of flirtatious, gossiping domestic worker Anele. She got her big break in 2015 with a starring role as the matriarch of a gangster family in the SABC1 soapie Uzalo.
In 2017 she was cast in the Mzansi Magic prison drama series Lockdown, as tough ringleader Ma Z.