Armand is an actor working out of Cape Town and Johannesburg. He graduated from City Varsity School of Media and Creative Arts in 2009, top of his class. Since then he has worked in TV, Film, theatre and radio. Over the past 8 years, Armand worked extensively, locally and abroad. His TV credentials include Sterlopers Season 1 & 2, Pandjewinkelstories, Hard Copy Season 4, HBO’s Homeland Season 4, BETtv’s Madiba and well as the CBC 6-part mini-series, The Book of Negros, starring Cuba Gooding Jr, which he shot in Cape Town and Canada.
He has also worked on a number of international feature films including Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, 21st Cent Fox’s Chronicle and BBC’s Mankind, Gavin Hood’s, Eye in the Sky.
Locally, he has worked on feature films such as Knysna and Die Ontwaking as well as the critically acclaimed short film, Almon, Henry, which he starred alongside Nataniël. Armand also gained critical success in the box-office hit Ballade vir ‘n Enkeling instantly making him a household name. The success of the hit TV show, Die Boekklub Season 1 & 2, further cemented Armand’s reputation as one of South Africa’s favourite leading men.
He recently starred in the local biopic Krotoa in which Armand portrayed the role of Jan van Riebeeck – the film garnered substantial international recognition and has scooped up 8 international film festival awards to date.
In 2017 he starred in the action-drama series, Knapsekêrels. Two feature films followed in 2018; Stroomop, produced by the acclaimed writing and producing team, Donnelee Roberts and Ivan Botha, as well as The Furnce, writted and directed by Oscar-nominated director, Darryl Roodt.