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OSCAR PETERSEN

Actor

Personal Info

  • Gender: Male
  • Residence: Cape Town South Africa
  • Height: 1.78m

Biography

Oscar's career spans a period of 3 decades. Although trained as an actor, Oscar's abilities stretch into teaching, writing and dancing. His stage successes Meet Joe Barber, Joe Barber and Boeta Gamat Too, Joe Barber 4 The People, Joe Barber 5 School Cuts and Suip! have put him firmly on the map as one of Cape Town's leading writing and performing talents. Oscar's career highlights include playing the part of Chiron in the British/South African co-production of Titus Andronicus, in which Sir Anthony Sher played the lead role. Another highlight was playing Valentine April opposite John Lynch in the movie The Quarry. This movie won the Montreal Grand Prix Prize and was on the movie circuit in twelve different European countries as well as in Japan and Canada. Oscar has also worked as a teacher at the Drama Department at the University of Cape Town and at Stellenbosch University. Oscar made his directorial debut Angels Everywhere in 2006.

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