Khutjo Green (born 18 February) is a South African actress and director best known for her role as Naledi in the television series House of Zwide. She has also played Detective Ledwaba on Skeem Saam and other roles. She also received a Naledi Award for Best Actress in 2013.
Biography: Khutjo Green
Full Name: Khutjo Mandji Mmola
Stage name: Khutjo Green
Born: 18 February
Place of Origin: Polokwane, Limpopo, South Africa
Education: Pretoria High School for Girls, Wits University (Horns. Dramatic Arts class of 2007)
Occupation: Actress and director
Known for: Detective Ledwaba on Skeem Saam, Naledi on House of Zwide
Height: 162 cm
Languages: Sepedi and English
Khutjo Green is a South African actress and director best known for her starring role as Emily, a caring and compassionate tavern owner who wants nothing more than to be accepted by the community, in the SABC2 drama series Guilt. It was her first starring role in television.
Early life of Khutjo Green
On February 18, Khutjo Green was born in Polokwane, Limpopo Province. Khutjo Mandji Mmola is her full name. It is unclear where she got the second name ‘Green,’ but it is most likely a pseudonym.
According to Khutjo’s official Facebook page, she attended Pretoria High School for Girls, a girls high school in Pretoria. This implies that she moved from Limpopo to Gauteng at a young age. She attended Wits University to study Dramatic Arts after graduating from high school.
Education of Khutjo Green
She received a Degree in Bachelor of Dramatic Arts (Honours) at the Witswatersrand University in 2007, majoring in Physical Theatre, Writing and Performance. However, some sources suggest that she may have attended AFDA aswell for theatre.
Winning the Naledi Award in 2013
In 2013 she won the Naledi Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role for The Line. A play about the xenophobic attacks that plagued South Africa in 2008. Moreover, she has performed in numerous theatre productions. And, directed Democracy for the National Arts Festival in 2014. Including, Have You Seen Zandile? Which was nominated in a number of categories for the Naledi Theatre Awards.
Things we don’t know about Khutjo Green yet
Khutjo Green’s personal life is hard to decode. So, we have less on her personal life. Probably because she wants it to stay private considering how harmful the media can be. As a result, we don’t know her age except that she was born on the 18th of February.
Furthermore, we don’t know if she was married or if she has children and how many they might be. Most interviews on Green are about her career mostly rather than her personal. However, if you are one interested in her career, we pretty much covered everything. And, our articles are always renewed and updated every now and then. So, do visit often to find more information.
Acting career of Khutjo Green
Khutjo has also appeared in a number of television shows, including Thola and Mfolozi Street. She also played Sergeant Ledwaba in the first three seasons of the SABC1 youth soapie Skeem Saam. Moreover, Green also had a recurring role as Mampho in the e.tv telenovela Broken Vows, first appearing in Season 1, Episode 54 on June 22, 2017.
In 2018, she landed her first television starring role in the SABC2 drama series Guilt. Which follows a group of neighbors who discover a million rand in a near-fatal accident and must decide what to do with it.
Television Roles Show-Character
Broken Vows – Season 1-Mampho
Generations – Season 1-Noxolo
Guilt – Season 1-Emily Mokgopa
House of Zwide – Season 1-Naledi
Isithembiso – Season 2-Senatla
Lithapo – Season 1-Maki
Mfolozi Street – Season 2-Joyce
Savage Beauty – Season 1-Chief Nurse
Skeem Saam – Season 1,2,3-Sergeant Ledwaba
The Docket – Season 1-Guest Star
The Estate – Season 1-Dr Mseleku
Thola – Season 1-Nurse Maleke (as Khutjo Mmola)