Nambitha Mpumlwana Biography
Nambitha Mpumlwana was born on 12th February 1967 in Mthatha, South Africa. She is a South African actress known for her role as Mawande Memela in the soapie Generations.
She was born in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape (formerly Umtata).At the age of 13 she left South Africa to live in Canada, where her mother was studying at university.She trained in music, film and theatre and returned to South Africa in the mid-90s.
She started her career as a continuity presenter for SABC television before joining the SABC2 wildlife show 50/50 as a presenter.
She presented the SABC2 shows Lebone and Practical Parenting, as well as the SABC3 show Money.
Nambitha Mpumlwana Films
- Tama Ba? Tama Na! (1993)
- Crazy Joe’s Coco.
- Land of a Thousand Hills
- Beyond Borders (2003)
- Country of My Skull (2004)
- Red Dust (2004)
- Tsotsi (2005).
Nambitha Mpumlwana Theatre
- The Dead Wait
- Black Age
- In Search of Dragon’s Mountain
- Love and Other Strange Things
- Beauty and the Beast of Oracle
- The Power of Harriett T.
- Business of Health
- See Here! It’s Africa and the Caribbean.
Nambitha Mpumlwana Television Roles
- 7de Laan (Season 1) as Zandile.
- Ashes to Ashes (Season 1 & 2) as Mandlakazi Namane.
- Diamond Hunters (Season 1) as Dara
- Generations (Season 1) as Rochelle/Mawande Memela
- Interrogation Room (Season 1&2) as Captain Thandiswa Skweyiya.
- Isidingo (Season 1) as Nancy.
- Out Of The Box (Season 2) as Lebo.
- Shado’s (Season 1) as Shado.
- Sokhulu & Partners (Season 2) as Thumi Sibisi.
- The Lab (Season 1&2) as Pearl Lusipho.
- Yizo Yizo (season 1&2) as Grace Letsatsi.
Nambitha Mpumlwana Awards
She won the Golden Horn award for Best Actress in a TV Drama at the second annual South African Film and Television Academy awards (SAFTAs), for her role as Pearl Lusipho in the SABC3 drama series The Lab.
Nambitha Mpumlwana Husband
She is married and have one son Vangile Mpumlwana