It runs in the family: SA stars who have acted on the same show as their children

They are popular and so are their children. While stars find it easier when their offspring pursues a career in the same field, not many of them can proudly say they have shared a set with their children….

The SA film and television industry has seen many such star families. One of those are Thembsie and Unathi Matu, check the rest below:


Thembsie and Unathi Matu

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About a month ago, may got to realize that Sipho on The Queen is actually Thembise Matu’s son. The gay character who is Schumacher’s side-guy is Unathi Matu. Talk about a talented family!

Connie Ferguson and Lesedi Matsunyane

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Lesedi Matsunyane did not need her parent’s connections to bag acting gigs. She is a talented actress, who also went to school to perfect her craft. In 2020, Lesedi made her debut on The Queen, a popular telenovela which stars her mother Connie Ferguson.

Rapulana and Katlego Seiphemo

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In 2017. the father and daughter duo worked together in an action drama comedy, Paradise Stop. The film also features stars like Kenneth Nkosi, Sonia Mbele, Madhuvha Madima, Nick Boraine, Lucky Legodi , Keketso Semoko , Mary Twala, Bonginkosi Thwala and Vusi Kunene.

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