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|Education||Sacred Heart College, Johannesburg|
|Known for||Isidingo |
All You Need Is Love
(m. 2001; div. 2009)
|Parent(s)||Mvume Dandala (father)|
Hlomla Dandala (born 22 September 1974) is a South African actor, television presenter, and director.
He is best known for his roles as Derek Nyathi in Isidingo (1998–2001), title character Jacob Makhubu in Jacob's Cross (since 2007), and host of the reality dating show All You Need Is Love from 2002 to 2003. He starred in the drama series Rockville as Gomorrah, the main antagonist of the third season, and e.tv's prime time soap opera, Scandal! as Kingsley Siseko Langa from 2016 until 2019.
As of 2018, Dandala stars in The River across Sindi Dlathu (who plays Lindiwe) as her husband, Commissioner Zweli Dikana. Dandala is the son of Mvume Dandala and has a sister Gqibelo. He speaks five languages: Afrikaans, English, Xhosa, Sesotho and Zulu.
- Channel O (1995 - 1998)
- All You Need Is Love (2000)
- Isidingo (as Derek Nyathi, season 1-4)
- Rockville (as Gomorrah, season 3)
- Jacob's Cross (as Jacob Makhubu, later Jacob Abayomi; since season 1)
- All You Need Is Love (host; 2002–2003)
- Interrogation Room
- Tsha Tsha (as Lungi, season 4)
- Gaz'lam (as Coltrane, seasons 3-4)
- Scout's Safari
- Zero Tolerance (second season, as Majola Tindleni)
- Jozi-H (as Dr. Sipho Ramthalile)
- Scandal! Which he also directed before (as Kingsley Siseko Langa)
- The River (as Zweli Dikana)
- The Republic (as Deputy President)
- Land of Thirst (as Khanyiso Phalo)
- The Triangle (2005)
- Madiba (2017)
- Fools (1997)
- Red Dust (2004)
- Lord Of War (2005)
- Coup! (made for TV, 2006)
- Sniper Reloaded (2011)
- Winnie (2011) - Oliver Tambo
- Contract with Yvonne Okoro and Joseph Benjamin.
- Honeymoon Hotel (2014) with Beverly Naza and Martha Ankhoma.
- Momentum (as Mr. Madison)
- Happiness Is a Four Letter Word (2016) with Chris Attoh.
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