Jane de Wet biography, age, education, background, wiki

Jane de Wet (born 1 March 1996 in Cape Town) is an award-winning South African actress. As an actress, she is famous for playing the starring role of Lexi in The Girl from St. Agnes, a drama series.

She has appeared in other popular television series including as Adri van Tonder in Spoorloos and Tegan in Still Breathing.

Profile

Jane de Wet biography
Jane de Wet was born and raised in Cape Town.
NameJane de Wet
Born1 March 1996 (age 25 years)
Cape Town, South Africa
NationalitySouth African
GenderMale
EducationManagement Sciences
Alma materStellenbosch University
ProfessionActress
Years Active2018-date

Background

Jane de Wet was born on 1 March 1996 in Cape Town, South Africa. She grew up in the port city. Her love for the arts dates back to her days in school. 

She was active in many exams and eisteddfods in modern, contemporary, jazz, ballet, drama, and musical theatre.

She took home the Most Promising Actress award at the 2012 ATKV Tienertoneelfees. She also won many awards for drama in school.

Education

Jane de Wet education
Jane de Wet attended Stellenbosch University and graduated in 2017.

She had her matriculation in 2014 from Parel Vallei High School, Somerset West. She enrolled to study Management Sciences, BCom at Stellenbosch University. She graduated from a higher institution in 2017.

Career

Jane de Wet
She was as a DHL Stormers dancer at Indian Premier League (IPL).

After her academic pursuit, she became a freelancer in modeling and dancing. Jane de Wet was a dancer for DHL Stormers at Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2018.

In the same year, she signed a deal with an agency for acting. She made her first acting role in Lexi Summerveld in The Girl from St. Agnes. The character is a murdered student in the thriller series on Showmax.

She was cast as a guest star (waitress) in the M-Net action thriller series Trackers. Jane also played the starring role in the feature film Griekwastad.

The television series earned her recognition. She was a nominee for Most Promising Young Talent Award at Silwerskermfees (2020). 

She was also nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Feature Film at the 15th SAFTAs.

She has also appeared as an actress in several other 2021 movies. Jane was cast in Vlugtig (2021), Slumber Party Massacre (2021), The Other Side (2021), and Connected (2021).

Other acting credits include Parable (2020), Rage (2020), Still Breathing (2020), Projek Dina(2020), and Griekwastad (2019).

She landed a guest-starring role in Projek Dina, a kykNET drama as Melanie de Beer. She landed a recurring role as Tegan in Still Breathing after a week.

Jane was cast as Alice Brand (recurring role) in The Watch, an BBC America fantasy series in 2021.

She also appeared as Adri Erasmus (lead role) in Spoorloos. She was cast in season 3 of the kykNET anthology drama series.

Filmography

FilmYearRoleType
Vlugtig2021Chantel OppermanPost-production
The Girl from St. Agnes2019Lexi SummerveldTV Series
Griekwastad2019Marthella Steenkamp
Moffie2019Donna
Trackers2019WaitressTV Series
Projek Dina2019Melanie de BeerTV Series
Still Breathing2020TeganTV Series
Rage2020RoxyTV Series
Parable2020EstherTV Series
Connected2020Sarah at 16
The Watch2021Alice BandTV Series
The Other Side2021JaneTV Series
Slumber Party Massacre2021JackiePost-production

Awards

YearRecognitionSponsorsResult
2012Most Promising Actress award ATKV TienertoneelfeesWinner
2020Most Promising Young Talent AwardSilwerskermfeesNominee
2021 Best Supporting Actress in a Feature FilmSAFTAsNominee

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