And with a television career that spans over twenty years, Mam’ Nandi Nyembe still has a lot to offer and teach for all you aspiring actors out there.
Here are a few things we’ve come to learn about Nandi Nyembe
1.She is currently 66-years of age but doesn’t look a day over 50
2.Mam’ Nandi was born in Kliptown Johannesburg but also grew up in various places like Botswana and East London.
3.During an interview on Bona Magazine, Mam’ Nandi shared how she used to always be cast as a maid because of the apartheid regime which angered her deeply. This led her to do more protest theatre with fellow black artists.
4.The actress has appeared on many television drama series such as Gaz’lam, Generations, Hillside, Isithembiso, iSthunzi, 4 Play: Se.x tips for girls, Yizo Yizo, Jacob’s Cross, Soul City and The Road and Isibaya.
5.She is a real sangoma and so is her daughter. Although she no longer practices as a sangoma she does assist her daughter with her own sangoma duties.
6.Apperantly she also enjoys rapping alongside with her grandchildren as well.
Here’s to more years of seeing Mam’ Nandi on our TV screens.