Cape Town, South Africa

Theodore Jantjies

Theodore Jantjies is a South African Actor and MC hailing from the beautiful town of Heidelberg in the Western Cape.

A performance arts graduate from Northlink College, who not long after receiving his diploma, started his professional Theatre career as one of the leading characters in Die Keiser. A role that was critically acclaimed and landmarked the beginning of a star’s career who continues to rise from strength to strength.

From theatre stage Theodore made the transition to television and made his debut on the small screen in the sitcom Madam and Eve, which was soon followed by the ETV Prime-time soapie Scandal. As he pursued and won over the hearts of many viewers, he continued to grace theatre stages at various festivals such as KKNK and the Suidoosterfees.

With several awards and nominations under his belt, he has cemented his status as one of South Africa’s finest actors by playing the role of Xander Meintjies on the popular SABC 2 show Sewende Laan, a role and character that he has played for 11 years.

From a successful run of Platform 9 at the Baxter Theatre to his role in the Oscar-nominated Four Corners, Theodore Jantjies continues to win over more and more fans and has had a successful run as a fully bilingual (English/Afrikaans) Master Of Ceremonies at various corporate and public events. Charisma, charm and a winning attitude has given this South African Star no other option that to excel in his field and deliver the best possible performance at every give opportunity.



• Favourite Actor at the YOU Spectacular
• Boeing-Boeing directed by Henry Mylne
• Sewende Laan on SABC 2
• Outstanding Lead Actor Nomination in a Soap at the Royalty Soapie Awards


• Best Soap Actor at the Huisgenoot Tempo Awards
• Lead role in Agtervolger directed by Vicky Davis (Suidooster/Woord/Aardklop)
• Platform 9 to Parkstation directed by Christo Davids


• Platform 9 directed by Christo Davids (Suidooster/KKNK/Vry/Aardklop
• Four Corners by Ian Gabriel (Giant Films) Best Foreign Film at the Oscars
• Vaselinetjie directed by Henry Mylne (Suidooster/Woord/KKNK /Vry/Aardklop)
• Offer directed by Harald Richter (Kyknet Silwerskerm)
• Poppie Nongena directed by Henry Mylne (Suidooster/KKNK)
• Kanna hy ko huistoe directed by Roysten Stoffels (Baxter Theatre)
• Die Keiser directed by Herman van der Westhuizen
• T-Mobile (International) TVC
• Standard Bank TVC
• Scandal (Etv)
• Madam and Eve (SABC 2)