Yvonne Bryceland

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Yvonne Bryceland
Born (1925-11-18)18 November 1925
Cape Town, South Africa
Died 13 January 1992(1992-01-13) (aged 66)
London, United Kingdom
Occupation Actress

Yvonne Bryceland (18 November 1925 – 13 January 1992) was a South African stage actress, who is well known for portraying Lena in "Boesman and Lena"

Early life[edit]

She was born Yvonne Heilbuth in Cape Town, South Africa.


Bryceland worked as a newspaper librarian before her theatrical début in Stage Door in 1947. Some of her best-known work was in the plays written by Athol Fugard.

Described as the first lady of South African theatre, Bryceland was a committed South African artist who, in 1972, defied racial segregation by co-founding, with her husband, South Africa's first non-racial theatre, the Space Theatre in Cape Town.[1]




Yvonne Bryceland died of complications from cancer in 1992 at age 66 in London United Kingdom.


Her name has sometimes been misspelled as Yvonne Brayceland.


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