Get to know actor Arno Marais, background, career and accident

Arno Marais is South African actor who was born 19 April 1984. He is best known for portraying a character as IT specialist and bad boy Benjamin le Roux in the SABC3 soap opera Isidingo.

Biography: Arno Marais

Arno Marais

Name: Arno Marais
Date of birth: 19 April 1984
Age: 38-year-old
Birth place: Bloemfontein in Free State
Occupation: Actor
Gender: Male
Tv shows: Isidingo
Known as: Benjamin le Roux on Isidingo
Nationality: South African

Personal life history

Arno Marais is South African actor who is best known for his character as Benjamin le Roux on Isidingo. His date of birth is on the 18th of April 1984. So, he is at least 38 years old as of 2022. Moreover, the actor comes from the Bloemfontein in Free State.

Information regarding his children is unknown. However, he remains married to his beautiful wife by the name of Michelle Victor. The name of his mother is Corrie Viviers. His father left him while he was still young and his mother has been there for him.

Arno Marais Accident.

He was engaged in a deadly car accident on July 28, 2010. The accident also claimed the life of a teenage boy named Kobus Venter. Marais was seriously injured and spent four weeks in a coma at the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria.

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He suffered from severe internal bleeding and considerable brain enlargement while in a coma, according to hospital sources. He needed a respirator since his left lung was damaged. Arno was in the hospital for six weeks. He made a quick initial appearance in the Pretoria Regional Court in 2012 to discuss the incident.

Career journey of Arno Marais

 Arno Marais aka Benjamin le Roux in the SABC3 soap opera Isidingo.
Arno Marais aka Benjamin le Roux in the SABC3 soap opera Isidingo.

In the popular soap opera Isidingo in 2009, he portrayed the character of IT specialist “Benjamin le Roux,” and his episode aired on November 20. He played the character of “Herman Mouton” in the kyKNET drama series Die Boekklub in 2016. He left Isidingo in late 2016 after a two-year absence.

Arno joined the cast of the television series Sokhulu & Partners at this time, playing the part of “Adv. Nicholas Edwards. Then he had a repeat appearance in the serial 7de Laan. Then, in 2017, he visited Isidingo once more. In 2022, he joined the cast of uBettina Wethu Season 2. He is portraying the character of Richard Gray on uBettina. [1]

Other television series and roles

  • Die Boekklub — as Herman Mouton
  • Eish! Saan — as Celebrity Prankster
  • Getroud met Rugby: Die Sepie — as Thinus
  • lsidingo — as Benjamin le Roux
  • Sokhulu & Partners — as Adv. Nick
  • Edwards (as Arno Marias)
  • Spoorloos — (Steynhof) as Herman
  • UBettina Wethu — as Richard Gray