Terrence Ngwila

Terrence Ngwila Biography

Full Name: Terrence Ignacious Ngwila, a name that resonates with his South African roots and his illustrious career in the acting industry.

Date of Birth: He was born on the 20th of March, 1991, which makes him 32 years old at the time of writing this biography.

Gender: Terrence identifies as male.

Rating: Terrence has been rated a solid 7.0 by critics and fans alike, a testament to his acting prowess and popularity.

Early Life and Education

Terrence Ngwila was born and raised in Allemansdrif, a small town located in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa. He completed his matriculation from Kwamanala High School. Following his passion for acting, he pursued a performing arts course at the State Theatre in Pretoria in 2013.

Theatre Career

Terrence has been prolific in theatre, showcasing his talent in a variety of productions. His portfolio includes performances in “1606”, “Mother Courage and Her Children”, “The Kraal”, “Inn Time”, “Kidder”, “The President’s Man”, “The Color Purple”, “Sophiatown” and “Marikana: The Musical”. The latter won 13 Naledi theatre awards, further cementing Terrence’s reputation as a versatile and talented actor.

Television Career

Terrence made his television debut in 2014, playing the recurring role of Pastor Kagiso Matlaa on the SABC1 soapie “Generations: The Legacy”. His performance was well-received, leading to more opportunities in the television industry.

He played the recurring role of Mohau on “Muvhango”, first appearing on the 26th of November, 2019. His portrayal of the character was praised for its authenticity and depth.

In 2020, Terrence landed the role of Dr Hlabi on “Binnelanders”, making his first appearance in Season 15, Episode 179, which aired on the 13th of February, 2020. His performance in this role further elevated his status in the industry.

In the same year, he recurred as Jerry in the 1Magic drama series “Unmarried”, first appearing in Season 2, Episode 5 (which aired on the 10th of October, 2020 and two days later on Mzansi Magic).

In 2021, Terrence had a starring role as Sifiso, the loving husband of Amo (Nokuthula Ledwaba) who accepts a lucrative offer that comes at the cost of his soul, in the M-Net drama series “Lioness”. The 10-episode series debuted on the 28th of January, 2021.

Television Roles

Terrence has played a variety of characters in numerous television shows. Here are some of his notable roles:

  • “Binnelanders” – Season 15 & 16 as Hlabi
  • “Generations” – Season 1 as Pastor Kagiso
  • “Lioness” – Season 1 & 2 as Sifiso Twala
  • “Muvhango” – Season 1 as Mohau
  • “The Wife” – Season 3 as Detective Baloyi
  • “Unmarried” – Season 2 as Jerry

Terrence Ngwila’s journey in the acting industry is a testament to his talent, hard work, and dedication. His diverse roles and performances have left an indelible mark on the South African acting industry.

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By Shamiso Miracle

Shamiso Miracle completed her degree in journalism and media studies at the University of Zimbabwe before honing her skills at Savanna News. She then went on to work at iHarare News, becoming a voice for everyday SA citizens who wanted to share their stories. When she's not writing news that entertains and inspires ,Shamiso is an avid reader and a wellness bunny.

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