10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Wayne van Rooyen

Wayne van Rooyen is a South African award-winning actor best known for his recurring role as Stokkies in  etv soapie drama Scandal!

Here are facts you didn’t know about Wayne van Rooyen:

Wayne van Rooyen studied drama at the University of the Witwatersrand and graduated in 2003 with a BA Hons in Dramatic Art.

Wayne is a Naledi Award winning Actor.

He appeared on several local television shows and locally produced ‘Jozi.’

He had a supporting role in South African comedy film, Mad Buddies in 2012.

Wayne played lead role of Rudy Abrahams in ‘Geraamtes in die Kas’ on SABC 2.

Wayne’s work in theatre includes ‘Sophiatown,’ ‘The King of Laughter,’ for which he won the Naledi for Best Supporting Actor, the world premiere of Athol Fugard’s ‘Victory,’ and the Royal Shakespeare Company’s South African collaboration of William Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest,’ with the Baxter Theatre.

He recently had a cameo role as Paramedic in a South African film, Sink which was released on 18 March 2016.


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