ROB VAN VUUREN
Rob van Vuuren is a South African comedian, actor, presenter, theatre maker, and writer. He began his career in theatre, receiving award nominations for his roles in the productions Birdy and The Beauty Queen of Leenane.
Forming a comedy and creative duo with Louw Venter, Rob produced and played Twakkie in YouTube videos and in the sketch comedy series The Most Amazing Show. He has directed a number of plays and won the fifth series Of Strictly Come Dancing with his dance partner Mary Martin in 2008.
In that same year he wrote and performed his first stand-up comedy show Rob van Vuuren is Rob van Vuuren. The winner of many awards and accolades, Rob performed at Nelson Mandela’s 90th birthday party in Qunu and went on to co-host the first two seasons of SA’s Got Talent with Anele Mdoda.
Rob has starred in the crime comedy film Copposites, was part of the main cast of the 2020 Netflix crime drama Queen Sono and played Russ Thorn in the 2021 Slumber Party Massacre.
2022 sees Rob bringing his Rob van Vuuren is Still Standing to the circuit and starring in the Netflix SA crime griping drama Ludik