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What you didn't known about Skeem Saam' actress Elizabeth Serunye

08/08/2022

What you didn't known about Skeem Saam' actress Elizabeth SerunyeFrom playing Rose in Rhythm City' to playing Thobakgale in Skeem Saam', here's what you didn't know about actress-singer Elizabeth Serunye.

by Rae Seleme

08-08-2022 18:25

in SkeemSaam

Skeem Saam' actress Elizabeth Serunye as Principal Elizabeth Thobakgale. Images via Facebook @mzansiwatch and Twitter @skeemsaam3

Singer, former Rhythm City, and current Skeem Saam actress Elizabeth Serunye plays the stern character Principal Thobakgale at Turfloop Highschool.

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She joined the soapie in season two and has undoubtedly become one of Mzansi's most likable actors in the SABC1 educational soapie.

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WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT ELIZABETH SERUNYE

SERUNYE WAS BORN IN LIMPOPO PROVINCE

The former Rhythm and Skeem Saam actress Elizabeth Serunye was born on 12 March 1971 in Limpopo province according to Safrolebs.

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SHE IS A SINGER

The award-winning actress is also also a well-known gospel performer and currently sings with the gospel singing group Exaltation Gospel Choir.

She began her singing career in her high school choir but decided to pursue acting after matric.

ALSO READ: Chicken or scones?': Skeem Saam's Thobakgale and Magongwa clash

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HER ACTING BREAK AND OTHER ROLES BEFORE SKEEM SAAM

HER ACTING BREAK

Serunye scored a small role in a Sesotho drama series Dinnete Tsa Bophelo at 23 years and her big break eventually came in the mid-2000s with roles in a number of television dramas such as Soul City, Home Affairs, and Mzee Wa Two Six.

One of her most memorable comedic roles before Skeem Saam include Mapaseka Montsho in SABC2's sitcom Moferefere Lenyalong.

SHE PLAYED A ROLE IN RHYTHM CITY'

According to TVSA Serunye scored the role of Rose in e.tv's canned soapie Rhythm City before joining Skeem Saam in season two.

PRINCIPAL THOBAKGALE'S CURRENT STORYLINE

Principal Thobakgale will be replaced after being the headmaster at Turfloop High for a decade according to the TVSA August teasers.

Her challenges at Turfloop High are far from over as teachers at the school, learners, parents, as well as Vice Principal Magongwa all, want her gone from the school.

Her hearing began on Friday and only time will tell whether her enemies will succeed in getting rid of her or whether Magongwa or Evelyn will replace her.

Tonight on #SkeemSaam

Evelyn's testimony may be the dreaded nail in Thobakgale's coffin.@Official_SABC1 pic.twitter.com/OQIgjXvINa

OFFICIAL Skeem Saam 11 (@SkeemSaam3) August 8, 2022

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