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Thishiwe Ziqubu

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English/ Zulu
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Thishiwe Ziqubu is a South African actress and writer best known for her starring role as Skiets in the 2014 romantic action film Hard to Get. She also had a starring role as Mandisa in the fifth segment ("Your Move!") of the anthology series Mzansi Love: Kasi Style, in 2012. In 2014 she had a starring role in an episode of Season 2 as well.

Thishiwe is a script writer on the soapie Rhythm City and also played the lead role in the movie Man on Ground, which was a nominee at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival for best foreign film.

Following her role in Hard To Get numerous television roles followed in 2015, on series including Rhythm City, Tempy Pushas, High Rollers and It's Complicated. She was also a guest on the environmental show Code Green, on SABC1.

One of her most notable perfomances, as Shado, in the award winning While You Weren't Looking by Catherine Stewart about the lives and relationships of gays and lesbians in South Africa. 



2012- Graduated from the intensive Acting for Film Programme at the New York Film Academy


2013 – Nomination - Best Supporting Actress at the AMVCA’s – Man on Ground


AFDA : Motion Picture Medium

Port Elizabeth Technikon : Journalism

Ongoing acting coaching with revered actor, Lionel Newton