Arthur Molepo

Arthur Molepo is a South African actor and sculptor best known for his role as Captain Malebana, in the SABC1 drama series Skeem Saam. He is the father of actor Mpho Molepo (best known as Fats on etv’s Rhythm City.


Arthur 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 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.

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