Generations: The Legacy

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Generations: The Legacy
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GenreSoap opera
Created byMfundi Vundla
Written by
  • Collin Oliphant
  • Antonia Reible
  • Dorotte Nel
  • Sipho Radebe
  • Fezekile Cokile
  • Khanyisa Jali Omeiza
  • Tanya Tiedjie
  • Bryon Abrahams
  • Athos Kyrus
Directed by:Andries Mahlatse Banda,Tshepiso Sothoane,Norman Moloi,Chi Mhende,Samson Tshomela
Starring
Theme music composerJonas Gwangwa, Claude Gombard
Country of originSouth Africa
Original languageMultilingual (subtitles included)
No. of seasons6
No. of episodes1500 (as of 28 August 2020)
Production
Executive producerMfundi Vundla
Running time30 minutes
DistributorMorula Pictures
Release
Original networkSABC1
Picture format1080i HDTV
Original release1 December 2014 (2014-12-01) –
present

Generations: The Legacy is a South African soap opera created and produced by Mfundi Vundla. It is a remake of the soap opera Generations, also created and produced by Vundla, but with many new and different characters, different settings and different tones.[1][2] It is the second most watched television show in South Africa.[3]

Cast[edit]

Main cast[edit]

Actor Role
Vuyo Dabula Kumkani "Gadaffi" Phakade
Zizipho Buti Tracy
Refilwe Madumo Fikile Maponya
Letoya Makhene Matshidiso Moroka
Manaka Ranaka Lucy Diale - Makhafola
Musa Ngema Mazwi Moroka
Mpho Joseph Molepo Kabisi Moroka
Karabo Maseko Dr. Luyolo Dzedze
Pearl Monama Siphesihle "Sphe" Cele
Ronnie Nyakale Thembinkosi "Cosmo" Diale
Andile Nebulane Daluxolo "Pele" Malinga
Ivy Nkutha Florence "Gog'Flo" Diale
Kope Makgae Moreri "Mrekza" Makhafola
Samela Tyelbooi Ayanda Majola
Kay Sibiya Siyanda Khoza
Buntu Petse Nontle Majola
Junior Singo Mpho Phakade
Luyanda Mzaza Lesedi Diale

Recurring Cast

Actor Role
Abigail Kubeka Zondiwe Mogale
Lerato Walaza Melokuhle
Ditebogo Ledwaba Mbali
Corlett matseoane Yster
Nimrod Nkosi Walter Nkaba
Zola Nombona Pamela Khoza
Soso Runqu Mavusana

Former Cast[edit]

Actor Role
Connie Ferguson Karabo Moroka
Mothusi Chebeletsane Molefe Moroka
Vusi Kunene Jack Mabaso
Mnqobi Duma Bafana "Fana" Cele
Andisiwe Dweba Gertrude "Getty" Diale
Asanda Foji Simphiwe Ngobese -Moroka
Jo-Anne Rayneke Refilwe Nkaba
Danica Jones Tamryn Basson
Celeste Khumalo Bulelwa Jafta
Mahlatse Letoka Xolelwa
Joe Mafela Tebogo Moroka
Mxolisi Masango Zach
Paballo Mavundla Jerah "Crazy J" Moroka
JT Medupi Jonathan Motene
Chiedza Mhende Wandile "Wandi" Radebe
Brenda Mhlongo Nandi Mabaso
Khaya Mthembu Dectective James
Kabelo Moalusi Siya Radebe
Candice Modiselle Lerato Matema
Moopi Mothibeli Smangaliso "Smanga" Moroka
Zoe Mthiyane Zitha Langa
Lebohang Mthunzi Angela Mogale-Radebe
Mutodi Nesheshe Zola Radebe
Thulisile Phongolo Namhla Diale
Rapulana Seiphemo Mziwoxolo "Tau" Mogale
Thando Thabethe Nolwazi Buzo
Tabile Tau Bonga
Terrence Ngwila Kagiso Matlala
Nkululeko Tshirumbula Vuyo Radebe
Busisiwe Xaba Palesa Matema
Denise Zimba Mary Gumede

In other media[edit]

A still from a scene depicting Tau Mogale remarking "Am I a joke to you?" is frequently used as a reaction image and Internet meme; it was first circulated on Twitter in 2016.[4]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lewis, Errol (28 December 2014). "South African Soap 'Generations' Re-titled".
  2. ^ "SABC". Sabc1. 3 Sep 1994. Retrieved 24 Feb 2019.
  3. ^ "South Africas most watched TV shows". thesouthafrican.com. Retrieved 2020-03-07.
  4. ^ Matt (19 October 2018). "Am I a Joke To You?". Know Your Meme. Retrieved 6 September 2021.