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#ManCrushMonday: Oros Mampofu

By Faeza
25 April 2016

Oros Mampofu is a South African actor best known for his role as Jama, Thabo Maputla's university roommate, on the SABC1 soap opera Skeem Saam, first appearing in Season 3.

He made his acting debut in the SABC1 drama series Kowethu in 2014, shortly after graduating from AFDA with a degree in Motion Picture and Live Performance in Johannesburg.

Oros' breakout year was 2015, which he began by playing the role of Andile in the Mzansi Magic Original Movie Rise, directed by Rea Rangaka and starring Xolile Tshabalala and Mutodi Neshehe. The telemovie first aired on Mzansi Magic on Sunday 11 January, 2015.

By mid-year he was one of the 12 finalists on the first season of the BET reality competition series Top Actor SA, ending in sixth place; and had begun his recurring role as Jama on Skeem Saam, which at the time was the third most-watched show in South Africa.

Oros Mampofu has the potential to the best in South African TV industry and for that we crown him as our #ManCrushMonday for the week.