Siegfried Mynhardt

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Siegfried Mynhardt
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Siegfried Mynhardt (1930)
Born Siegfried Charles Ferdinand Mynhardt
(1906-03-05)March 5, 1906
Johannesburg, South Africa
Died March 28, 1996(1996-03-28) (aged 90)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Years active 1956-1990
Spouse(s) Jocelyn Mynhardt
Children 3

Siegfried Mynhardt (5 March 1906 - 28 March 1996) was a South African actor.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Mynhardt was born in Johannesburg and lived in a Wynberg army camp, where his father was a padre. He had three children with his wife, Jocelyn.[2]


As well as appearing in several films and several television projects, Mynhardt was also known for his work in both South African and British theatre.[2]

After the end of school, he started appearing in theatre productions across South Africa.[2]

He admitted that he learnt true professionalism in the 1930s, when he was performing in the Old Vic in London and sharing a flat with Alec Guinness.[2]

His credits included appearing in Dingaka, a 1965 film by the acclaimed South African director, Jamie Uys. He later appeared alongside Jacqueline Bisset in A Cape Town Affair.

Selected filmography[edit]

Film & Television
Year Film Role Notes
1965 Dingaka Judge Jamie Uys film
1967 The Cape Town Affair Fenton Robert D. Webb film
1968 Majuba Philippus Du Toit David Millin film
Doctor Kalie Doctor Kalie Ivan Hall film
Jy is my liefling Du Toit Dirk DeVilliers
1977 Funeral for an Assassin Judge William Whitfield Ivan Hall film
1986 Auf Achse - German television series, episode "Konvo"


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