South African stars who made it big in Hollywood

Charlize Theron, Trevor Noah and Arnold Vosloo are probably some of the names people associate with South African’s making it big in the land of milk and honey.

These stars are household names and everyone knows that they are from our beautiful nation. They are by no-means the only starts from our little part of the world who have made waves in Hollywood.

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We have decided to make a list of other stars that were born in South Africa and through their hard work and dedication have made it big in glamour town.

Terry Pheto – Terry become a household name in the US when she appeared in The Bold and the Beautiful. She played the part of a world-renowned surgeon. Terry was also the lead actress in the critically acclaimed film “Tsotsi”.

Nondumiso Tembe - Nondumiso hails from Durban and is best known for her roles in Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron and HBO’s True Blood.

Dean Greyer - Dean was born in South Africa but moved to Australia with his family later in his life. He came third in Australia’s version of Idols. Dean’s big break came when he appeared in the 4th season of the hit show Glee.

Sasha Pieterse – Sasha was born in Johannesburg and moved to Las Vegas in 2001. She is best known for her role as Alison DiLaurentis on the smash hit series Pretty Little Liars. Sasha has also appeared on Heroes and Hawaii five-0. She had movie roles in X-Men First Class and Good Luck Chuck.

Lesley-Ann Brandt – Lesley-Ann was born in Cape Town but later moved to New Zealand with her family. Her breakout role was in the TV-series Spartacus but she has been making waves as Maze on Lucifer.

Adhir Kalyan – Adhir was born in Durban and his mom even served as a Member of Parliament. He is best known for his recurring role on Rules of Engagement. His breakout performance came in Nip/Tuck.

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