True Blood role for SA-born actress

By admin
07 October 2011

She was raised by world-renowned opera singers, ran wild in theatres as her parents rehearsed and led a charmed childhood in New York where her classmates were the offspring of the rich and famous. 

Little wonder Nondumiso Tembe harboured dreams of making it in showbiz one day – and that day has arrived.

The talented 26-year-old has landed a part in the fourth season of hit TV show True Blood (currently on M-Net Series on DStv).

She plays Mavis, a Creole woman who died in her twenties and now possesses the body of one of the main characters, Lafayette (Nelsan Ellis), and has no intention of being vanquished without a fight.

YOU’s Gilda Narsimdas chatted to Nondumiso about her childhood in New York, her passion for acting and how she still loves South Africa even though the US is now her home. Read more in YOU 13 October 2011.

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