Profile / Biography
BIRTH NAME: Didintle Khunou
DATE OF BIRTH: 14 November 1992
PLACE OF BIRTH: Klerksdorp, North West
Didintle Khunou is a South African actress best known for acting as Mapula on Mzansi magic telenovela The Throne.
Early Life and Background
Didintle Khunou was born on the 14th November 1992 in Klerksdorp, North West. She is the third born of four children.
Didintle is a Wits School of Arts graduate, having obtained a BA Honours Degree in Dramatic Arts. She’s trained at ActorWize, a professional acting course for film and TV facilitated by respected teacher, actor and director, Rajesh Gopie.
She has also trained at Indigo View Advanced Actors Academy, founded and driven by one of South Africa’s best directors and acting coaches, Steven Feinstein, facilitated by award winning veteran actors, directors, casting directors such as Sylvaine Strike, Pamela Nomvete, Fiona Ramsey, Greg Homman, Craig Morris, Louise Saint Claire, Craig Friemond and Christa Schamberger.
Didintle has trained at the Duma Ndlovu Academy which is facilitated by the highly established producer and director of Word Of Mouth Productions, Duma Ndlovu.
Didintle Khunou is known for her portrayal of one of the most coveted roles in musical theatre, Celie, in the Grammy and Tony Award winning musical, The Color Purple Musical directed by award winning director Janice Honeyman at the Joburg Theatre in 2018.
Didintle’s television debut was on popular South African Sotho TV drama, Mamello (2016). Shortly followed by a guest role in sitcom Single Galz (2018) and a supporting role in The Throne (2018).
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