|Born||20 April 1966|
Pretoria, South Africa
|Alma mater||University of Pretoria|
|Height||1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)(6' 3")|
Gérard Rudolf is a South African Film actor and Poet. He started his career in 1992 with Arende II TV Series.
Gérard Rudolf was born in Pretoria, South Africa on 20 April 1966. After completing high school in 1983 he did two years compulsory military service. In 1987 he joined the Drama school at the University of Pretoria where he graduated in 1989.
He then joined the CAPAB drama company for a year performing on stage in Shakespeare plays, comedies and dramas. He left the company in 1991 to start his own theater company called Makeshift Moon, specializing in original South African works. He received some notoriety as a gutsy actor and outspoken opponent to the Apartheid regime at the time, he also campaigned against forced military conscription.
It was also in 1991 that he started developing an interest in film and appeared in numerous leads and supports over the next decade. In 1998 he became the head of drama at CityVarsity in Cape Town until 2002.
He is a poet, and published his first collection of poetic writings in 2009, named "Orphaned Latitudes" 
He is a well regarded photographer and his photographs of Johannesburg can be viewed on his Instagram page at gerard.rudolf, or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/grudolfpics
Selected Filmography :
|1992||Arende II||TV Series|
|1993||Arende III||TV Series|
|1997-1998||The Adventures of Sinbad||TV Series|
|2002||The Piano Player|
|2003||The Young Black Stallion||Rhamon|
|2012||Wolwedans in die Skemer|
|2012||Wild at Heart||TV Series|
|2013||Layla Fourie||Van Niekerk|
|2013||Chander Pahar||Diego Alvarez||Bengali Film|
|2009||Orphaned Latitudes||Red Squirrel Press||Poetry|