Terry Pheto to star as Winnie Mandela in US series

Terry Pheto is set to play the role of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in a new mini-series.

By  | Jun 22, 2020, 01:46 PM  | Terry Pheto  | Top of The

Terry Pheto Winnie Mandela role US miniseries

South African actress Terry Pheto has been cast as Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in a US mini-series alongside top Hollywood actors.

Laurence Fishburn will star as Nelson Mandela in the six-part series, Madiba.

The series will look at the life of the struggle hero, and several other apartheid activists. 

Evolution actor Orlando Jones will star as anti-apartheid politician and former ANC president, Oliver Tambo.

Local actor, Hlomla Dandala, will take on the role of Govan Mbeki - the late father of former South African president Thabo Mbeki. 

The series is set to air in 2017. 

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