Thuso Mbedu can be described as an “it” girl on the South African acting scene. Mbedu was also nominated for an Emmy Award in 2017 for her role as Winnie in the telenovela “Is’Thunzi”. She won her first award for Best Actress TV Drama at the 12th South African Film and Television Awards this year.
She landed her first acting gig on Mzansi’s Magic’s “isiBaya” in 2014, and has been making waves ever since. Mbedu has had three leading roles, three supporting roles and has been nominated for three awards, including an Emmy Award nomination.
Here six things you may not know about the 27-year-old actress:
- Her mother died from a brain tumour when she was four years old and she was raised by her grandmother in Pelham, Pietermaritzburg.
6. They recently bought a house together. She’d love to work with Viola Davis and Taraji P Henson.
Source: IOL News