Top Actor Africa

About This Project

In its first season, twelve of the best up and coming and aspiring actors in South Africa were selected to struggle it out on camera, in front of big industry names hailing from Hollywood and South Africa for the title of “Top Actor South Africa“.


Now in its second season, Top Actor has grown into a Pan-African reality series in which aspiring thespians from across the continent put their acting talent to the test in a bid to win the coveted title of “Top Actor Africa”.


Each week, Top Actor Africa takes audiences on a journey through various challenges showcasing their talents and proving if they have what it takes. The pressure is on as the aspiring actors try their hand at a wide range of acting genres – Crime Drama, Soapies, Comedy, Improv, Theatre and Music.


Packed with nail-biting moments and tense eliminations, Top Actor Africa keeps the viewers guessing as 12 wannabe actors strive over 13 weeks to prove their acting chops and score a career-boosting prize! Follow them on Facebook and Twitter.





Running Time

48 Minutes

Broadcast (TX) Time

Tuesdays @ 19h30

Broadcast (TX) Platform (s)

BET Africa, DStv channel 129