Biography

Thembalethu Ntuli was born on March 7, 1991 in Johannesburg, South Africa as Thembalethu Brian Ntuli. He is a graduate from the AFDA Film Academy and his working career behind the camera and in front the camera, spans more than a decade in the film and television industry. He has had the opportunity and privilege to work on a great number of Local and International productions such as Rhythm City, Soul BuddyZ, Mampara, Meerkat Maantuig, Ntunjambili, The Last Face, Young Leonardo, Black Snake: La légende du serpent noir, Mad Dogs, Resident Evil, Poppie Nongena, The Vagrant Queen and many other productions including Leon Schuster's Frank and Fearless. Themba is possibly best known on TV for his popular role as Demana on Ntunjambili which ran successfully for seven consecutive years on SABC TV. Themba was cast as the English and Zulu voices of TJ the animated pencil lead character and storyteller in TJ & Pals a unique interactive, early childhood educational program especially designed to help educate South Africa's under-served young children. Well known as an inspirational motivation speaker, Themba was made Ambassador and Spokesperson for The Early Education Foundation sponsors of TJ & Pals.