Chris was born in Zambia and grew up in Namibia. He has 27 years experience in the film industry more than 2500 acting hours. He started his acting career in 1989, in the USA when he was spotted in a rodeo. He loves the African bush & horses. He was a safari operator until he became an actor. All his movies will have the African adventure, mystery and wildlife theme.
By 1992 he was well known in South Africa for his portrayal of “Paul Brink” financial Director on the iconic soap “Egoli”. He starred alongside South African acting legends for almost 3000 Episodes.
Chris has acted in 7 movies since January 2012
“Verraaiers” ( Traitors) – Traitors in the the Anglo Boer war 1900 Written by Salas de Jager Directed by Paul Eihlers (2012)
“Stilte” ( Silence) – Faith based movie. Written & directed Darrell Roodt Epic drama (2012)
“Ballade for Robbie de Wee” Drama – Written by Deon Meyer & Directed Darrell Roodt (2012)
“Alles Wat Mal Is” (Everything crazy) Comedy – everyday life style of a family Directed by Darrell Roodt (2013)
“Kamera, Ligte Liefde” – (Camera, Lights, Love) – Mnet production – Romantic Drama during the Anglo Boer war 1900 (2013) Directed by Le Roux Bosman
“Seun” (Son) – Epic drama about a only son of a farmer who got shot on the border playing of in 1981 (2014) Directed by Darrell Roodt
“Bond of Blood” – Father and his two son’s on a wine farm in Stellenbosch. It is a drama modern version of the prodigal son
Chris is currently based in Pretoria and is involved in film making en other projects
1. Africa Divine Films – Trough his film company we will produce feature films and documentaries in Namibia
2. Africa Divine Projects – The company where he will get involved with community development & job creation in rural areas through tourism
3. Divine Acting Academy – To invest in local talent through acting courses using these acting students in local film productions
4. Africa Christian Film Fund – Company to make Faith Based films
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Chris is the founder of: “AFRICA DIVINE FILMS” & “AFRICA CHRISTIAN FILM FUND”. My vision and mission is to make good family based films with adventure, action, drama, love stories for young and old to be enjoyed. Films not only with a great story but films that will touch the hearts of millions. Films that will have great impact and change the lives of people all across the globe. Films that will add value and good principals to everyone who have watched the film. www.africa-film-fund.com