Patrick Mofokeng biography: age, Instagram, education, background, awards

Patrick Mofokeng (born 15 June 1969 in Cape Town) is an award-winning South African actor. His performance on screen has drawn the attention of many both viewers and producers.

One of his best-known performances on screen is in the television series Zone 14. He played the role of King Sibiya. Apart from the role, he has appeared in many other including Backstage, Yizo Yizo, isidingo, and Scandal.

He also made as a cast on season eleven of Soul City as Jimmy. As a veteran actor, he boasts of over 20 years in the entertainment industry.

He has appeared in movies where he was cast alongside big names in the local and international scene. In the film Who Am I? by Jackie Chan and was also cast as Brian Bhele in Netflix‘s series Blood & Water.


Patrick Mofokeng biography: age, Instagram, education, background, awards
Veteran actor Patrick Mofokeng is a renowned actor and is popular with television viewers as the strict father, Mlungisi, on Scandal! Source: News24
Name Patrick Mofokeng
Born 15 June 1969 (age 52 years)
Cape Town, South Africa
Gender Male
Nationality Gender
Education Drama
Alma mater CAP Arts School
Occupation Actor
Years active 1994-date
Residence Cape Town


Patrick was born on 15 June 1969 in Cape Town, South Africa. His parents named him Patrick Mofokeng and raised him in the second-largest city in the country.

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He relocated to Johannesburg, South Africa, and moved back to Cape Town to focus on his occupation.


Patrick attended the CAP Arts School in Cape Town, South Africa, and graduated with a diploma in drama.

To supplement his acting experience and exposure, he had many international lessons.


The veteran actor is popular for appearing as King Sibiya in the TV drama series Zone 14. As an actor, he has gained ground for appearing in many films and television series.

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Patrick has also landed several guest roles in many series including Scandal!, Backstage, Isidingo, and Yizo Yizo. In 2006, he was cast as Solomon Sithole in the second film “The Good Provider” of the Heartlines Series.

The same year, he appeared in the miniseries titled When We Were Black as Reverend Serote.

He also appeared on screen in the 90s. In the 1997 made-for-television movie titled Pride of Africa.

Still, in the nineties, he appeared in the film by Hong-Kong actor Jackie Chan titled Who Am I?

In 2005, Mofokeng made an appearance appeared in the film Man To Man.

At the 2007 South African Film and Television Academy Awards, he took home a Golden Horn award for Best Actor in TV Drama. His role in The Good Provider earned him recognition.

He was cast as Gerald Judge in the 2008 feature film Surprise. Patrick also played the role of Jimmy in season eleven of Soul City. The character on the SABC1 AIDS drama is a local part-time electrician.



Year Title Role
1997 Pride of Africa Somabele
2019 Losing Lerato Station Commander
2011 A Million Colours Albert
2010 Themba Luthando
2010 ‘Master Harold’… And the Boys Willie
2010 Africa United Police Sargeant Samb
2008 Gangster’s Paradise: Jerusalema Vusi
2009 Invictus Linga Moonsamy
2008 Surprise Linga Moonsamy
2005 Man To Man Zachary
2006 The Good Provider Solomon Sithole
2005 Man to Man Zachary
2005 A Warm Heart Napoleon Dzombe
2001 Dr Lucille: The Lucille Teasdale Story
1998 Who Am I Village hunter

Television show

Blood & Water Brian Bhele
Zone 14 King Sibiya
Yizo Yizo Toffolux
When We Were Black Rev Serote
The Lab Pule
Soul City Jimmy
Stokvel Zwane
Shreds and Dreams Mvuthuluka
Scandal! Mlungisi Ngema
Lingashoni Mandla Cele
Izoso Connexion Magic
Hillside Lucky
Heartlines Solomon Sithole
Fallen Captain Mabena


2012 SAFTA Golden Horn Best Supporting Actor Feature Film ‘Master Harold’ … And the Boys (2010) Won
2007 SAFTA Golden Horn Best Actor TV Drama Heartlines (2006) Won

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