Lockdown Actress Linda Sebezo Biography, Age, Family, Arrest, House, Background, Career And Net Worth

Lockdown Actress Linda Sebezo Biography, Age, Family, Arrest, House, Background, Career And Net Worth

Linda Sebezo (born 11 November 1964) is a prominent South African actress, singer, and dancer. Among her popular television roles is Koko in the SABC1 sitcom Gauteng Maboneng.

The veteran actress has also appeared in many television serials. She has entertained viewers in the country with her exceptional acting skills.

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Linda Sebezo biography

Name                                            Linda Sebezo

Born                                             11 November 1964 (age 56 years)

Gender                                          Female

Nationality                                     South African

Children                                         Thandi (daughter) and Fezile (son)

Profession                                       Actress, singer, dancer

Active years                                    1980-date

Ethnicity                                           Black


Linda Sebezo retraces footsteps of 40-year acting career

She was born on 11 November 1964 and is sometimes credited as Linda Sebenzo. She boasts of over four decades in the movie industry. She kicked off her acting career with Gibson Kente Productions in 1980.


Lockdown' actress Linda Sebezo opens up about spending time in 'Sun City' prison | All4Women

As an actress, she has appeared in many local television serials. She played a starring role in Gauteng Maboneng. She was cast as Koko in the SABC1 sitcom. Since she entered the acting industry in 1980, Linda has continued to tour both the local and international levels.

She has appeared in several roles in Generations, Hlala Kwabafileyo, Kwakhala Nyonini, Soul Buddyz, and more. As a director, she is the brain behind The Call and Mfowethu, both are Gibson Kente’s plays, in 2009.

She has also participated in developing young talents into realizing their dreams in dancing, singing, and acting. Linda has also appeared as a lead actress in many stage plays like;

  • Money Maker
  • Location 1973
  • iPi Ntombi
  • Love
  • Crime and Johannesburg
  • Julius Caesar
  • Ababemi
  • Ziyabheda
  • Things Are Bad Mzala
  • Wemame
  • What A Shame
  • She Fears The Night
  • No Peace In The Family
  • Mfowethu
  • The GK’s
  • Hungry Spoon
  • Die Pakkamer

She played the starring role of Nondumiso in an episode of eKasi: Our Stories. Linda appeared in the e.tv drama series in 2010. In 2012, she made a second appearance in an episode of the show titled Inheritance as Mrs. Letoaba.

In the next year, 2013, she landed a starring role as Ma Josephine Rannko in Samsokolo, an Mzansi Magic Sitcom. She landed a guest-starring role in an episode of Ngempela, an SABC1 docu-drama in 2014.

Still, in 2014, Linda landed a starring role in Sticks and Stones, an SABC1 drama series. In 2017, she landed another starring role as Sis Dina in Rented Family, an SABC1 sitcom. The character is a former beauty queen who lives on her past glories.


She is a proud single mother of two children Thandi (daughter) and Fezile (son). Linda Sebezo’s daughter wants to follow her mother’s footstep. She wants to be an actress and currently owns a hair-selling business. Her soft-spoken son wants to be a gospel musician.


Actress Linda Sebezo denied relief fund: 'I have to rely on my mother's pension to put food on the table' | Drum

2006 SAFTAs Best Supporting Award


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She lost a house she used to own in Cleveland, Johannesburg in 2008. This followed her arrest for allegedly having a Mandrax worth R5 million.

She spent 3 months in Sun City Prison where she affected people around her positively. Linda taught her cellmates to dance, sing, and act. After her release, she didn’t have a job and had to relocate to a one-bedroom apartment.


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A Place Called Home                            Guest Star

Zabalaza                                             Ma Betty

Single Galz                                          Sis Pinky

Sticks and Stones                                 Mama J

Skwizas                                               Mam Angie

Side Dish                                             Ma Monaheng

The Mayor                                            Grace Lekalakala

‘Sgudi ‘Snaysi                                       Bubblegum

Tshisa                                                   Maggie

The Estate                                             Goniwe Phakathwayo

Ses’Top La                                             Phumi’s Mom

Ring of Lies                                            Thandeka

Rockville                                                 MaMoloi

Ngempela                                                Maria

The Bantu Hour                                        Cast Member

Samsokolo                                               Ma Josephine Rannko

Thandeka’s Diary                                      Mrs Dube

Soul Buddyz                                             Thami’s Mother

Rented Family                                           Sis’ Dina

Rhythm City                                              Belinda / Dolly

Mzee wa Two Six                                        Thandi

eHostela                                                    Captain Moloi

Black Tax                                                   Guest Star

Backstage                                                  Guest Star

Ambitions                                                   Khobi Maxeke

Abo Mzala                                                   Mrs. Tshabalala

Gauteng Maboneng                                      Koko

Gaz’lam                                                       Sis Bee

eKasi: Our Stories                                         Mrs. Letoaba/Bongiwe

Generations                                                  Maude Mazibuko

Muvhango                                                     Guest Star

Lockdown                                                      Maki Magwaza

It’s Complicated                                              Khayakazi

Isidingo                                                          Guest Star

Isibaya                                                            Lillian

Intersexions                                                     Agnes

Greed & Desire                                                 Sharon Dlamini

Gold Diggers                                                     Gogo Singo

SAFTAs                                                             Presenter

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