Pallance Dladla Bio
Pallance Dladla is a South African actor who has received multiple awards and nominations, including the SAFTA Award. Dladla first gained recognition as a runner-up on the second season of Class Act. He lost to eventual winners Abdul Khoza and Tumie Ngumla, whom he later would work within the SABC1 drama series Tempy Pushas.
He has had roles in various television shows, including the drama series 4Play: Sex Tips for Girls, Intersexions, Isibaya, Rhythm City, I’sthunzi, and the aforementioned drama-comedy Tempy Pushas.
His first leading role in a big-budget production came with the drama film Hard to Get (2014). In 2019, Dladla starred in the Netflix original drama series Shadow, as the title character Shadrach “Shadow” Khumalo.
Pallance Dladla Age
Pallance Dladla was born on August 22, 1992, in Soweto, South Africa. He is currently 27 years old as per 2019.
Pallance Dladla Family|Parents
Dladla was born in the Johannesburg, Gauteng province of South Africa. He was raised in the township of Soweto. Dladla grew up without his father and was raised by his grandfather. According to Dladla, his grandfather named him “Pallance” after his favourite actor, Jack Palance. He attended Parktown Boys’ High School in Wellington Road near Park town Mansion.
Pallance Dladla Dating|Single|Gay
Questions on whether or not, Dladla is married are among the most common that fans ask. As usual, people love to keep up with their favourite celebrity’s personal life. Currently, it appears as though the star is not married. Due to his obviously single life, and lack of a girlfriend or wife, there have been speculations that he could be gay. However, these remain just that, rumours that are unclaimed and unproven.
Pallance has not come out clearly to deny or accept the allegations, leaving people to decide for themselves. All you get to know about his personal life is that he loves dancing and watching movies. Some of his best acts are Scarface, Training Day and Mean Street.
He also thinks that Al Pacino, Denzel Washington, and Johnny Depp are inspirational actors, and it would be cool if he followed in their footsteps.
Pallance Dladla Career
2006–2010: Career beginnings
Dladla developed a love for acting at a young age. In 2010 he participated in the Milk and Bread nationwide DALRO scholarship competition where his self-penned play was a runner up.
While at school, Dladla won the Parktown Boys High Original Script Award along with the Best Actor Award. Dladla went on to win the Most Prestigious Best Actor Award in the ACT/DALRO/Nedbank Scholarships Development.
2011–1996: Class Act and breakthrough
In 2011, while accompanying a friend to audition for Class Act, Dladla made an impromptu decision to also audition in the talent search competition broadcast nationally by SABC1. Dladla reached the final stage of Class Act 2011. He received acclaim from the likes of Darryl Roodt, who directed the Academy Award-nominated film Yesterday (2004 film). Dladla ultimately lost the competition to Abdul Khoza in the final public voting.
In 2012, alongside Xolile Tshabalala, Kgomotso Christopher, Tiffany Jones, and Cheryl Ladd, he played a starring role as Jimmy in the etv drama series 4Play: Sex Tips for Girls – Season 3. That same year, he had a cameo role as “Mohato” in the British drama series, Wild at Heart.
In 2013 he played the role of Sizwe on the SABC1 drama series Intersexions. In the same year, he starred as the character of X on SABC 1 comedy-drama Tempy Pushas. In season 3 of the series, he was replaced by Luzuko Nteleko.
Shortly after, he landed a starring role in the Mzansi Magic soap-opera Isibaya, where he portrayed the character Jabulani “Jabu” Zungu. He was part of the original cast since the show began. Dladla received acclaim for his performance as a supporting actor in the action movie iNumber Number (2013).
In June 2014 Dladla joined the e.tv soapie Rhythm City, taking over the role of Sibusiso Vilakazi, previously played by Lungile Radu. In addition, Dladla was cast in the romantic drama film “Hard to Get” alongsideThishiwe Ziqubu and Israel Makoe. The film garnered a wide range of reviews.
From 2016-2017, Dladla had a recurring role as Duke in the Mzansi Magic-Doug Liman directed drama Is’thunzi.
In 2019 Dladla starred in the Netflix original drama series Shadow as title character Shadrach “Shadow” Khumalo. Fellow cast members include Amanda Du-Pont, Khathu Ramabulana, and Tumie Ngumla. Shadow was Netflix’s first South African original series and it premiered on 8 March 2019.
Pallance Dladla Television Roles
1. 4Play: Sex Tips for Girls (Season 3) as Jimmy.
2. Intersexions (Season 2) as Sizwe
3. Isibaya (Season 1,2,3,4 & 5) as Jabulani Zungu.
4. Is’thunzi (Season 1&2) as Duke.
5. Jozi-H (Season 1) as Clement.
6. Rhythm City (Season 1) as Sibusiso Vilakazi.
Pallance Dladla Movies
Hard to Get (2014)
The Message (2015)
Pallance Dladla Awards
2010: Best Actor Award of the International Acclaimed and recognized Scholarship Programme.
2010: Best Original Script Writer for his outstanding original work in the Award Winning Parktown Boys High Play.
2010: Best Actor Award for his creative and amazing work in the Parktown Boys High’s Bread & Milk Play.
Golden Horn Award for Best Supporting Actor in a TV Drama Series
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