Zenobia Kloppers

Zenobia Kloppers

Director at The MoZe Group / SeiKlo Publishers
Actor, Author, Singer, Voice Actor, Voice Artist and Screenwriter

Cape Town, South Africa

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About Zenobia

Zenobia Kloppers is a South African (Namibian-born) actress, singer and author. She is best known for her role as the iconic Fiela Komoetie in the award-winning feature film “Fiela se Kind” / “Fiela’s Child” (2019), which earned her a Best Actress award at the South African Independent Film Festival (SAIFF) (2020) and Best Actress nominations for the South African Film & Television (SAFTA) Awards (2020), the African Movie Academy Awards (AAMA) (2020), and the kykNET Silwerskerm (Silver Screen) Awards (2019).

She is currently appearing on South African television in the primetime serial drama “Die Sentrum” on SABC2 (2021), and plays recurring roles in the ever-popular soapie “Suidooster” (2019 - present) and the telenovela “Arendsvlei” (2019 - present), on kykNET en kykNET & kie respectively. She has also appeared in television drama series such as “Sara se Geheim” (2020) on kykNET, Projek Dina (2020) on kykNET, and Amaza (2014) on SABC1.

She will soon be appearing in Netflix’s second African Original streaming television series, the teen mystery/drama “Blood & Water” (2021), and the 50-minute story film (television movie) “Woke” (2021) on kykNET.

Zenobia made her professional stage debut in the first-ever Afrikaans musical drama, “Antjie Somers” (2000), based on local folklore. Her critically-acclaimed roots-inspired play, “Klarabelle gaan Kaap toe” / “Klarabelle goes to the Cape” (2002), made history at the Artscape Theatre Centre “with the staging of the first Khoi play in Afrikaans”.

She went on to earn Best Performance nominations for the prestigious Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards (2006) and Naledi Theatre Awards (2006) for creating the role of Dina in the award-winning Kramer/Peterson musical, “Ghoema” (“Spice Drum Beat: Ghoema”) that told the story of slavery at the Cape of Good Hope.

Zenobia continues to work prolifically in television, theatre and radio drama, as well as co-authoring several academic publications.

Based in Cape Town, South Africa. More info: imdb.me/ZenobiaKloppers

Credits

Awards

  • South African Film and Television Award (SAFTA) - Nomination - Best Actress (Fiela's Child)
    (2020)

  • African Movie Academy Award (AMAA) - Nomination - Best Actress (Fiela's Child)
    (2020)

  • South African Independent Film Festival Award (SAIFF) - Winner - Best Actress (Fiela's Child)
    (2020)

  • KykNet Silver Screen (Silwerskerm) Award - Nomination - Best Actress (Fiela's Child)
    (2019)

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