Renate Stuurman is a SAFTA winning actress best known for her role as 'Princess' in the S.A box office hit 'Happiness is a four letter word'.
Renate has became a familiar face in South African film and television industry over the past decade. She has portrayed well loved characters in many local soaps including The River, Isidingo and Scandal and 7de Laan.
Her television drama credits include the popular 1Magic series Unmarried, international hospital sci-fi drama The Prisoner, the hospital drama Jozi-H and on local screens The Lab III, The Mating Game( SAFTA Best Ensemble Cast), Hard Copy and 90 Plein Street.
Her film credits include the S.A box office hit, ‘Happiness is a four letter word’ for which she received a SAFTA nominaton for Best Supporting Actress In A Film. The female lead in Oscar nominated director, Darrell Roodt’s film, Meisie, the female lead in the S.A feature Zama Zama, the critically acclaimed Four Corners and international box office Sci-Fi hit, The Giver starring Meryl Streep.
In 2016 she returned to the stage to feature alongside multi-award winning playwright and actor Paul Slabolepzsky in the critically acclaimed new play,Suddenly The Storm. In 2007 she was nominated for a Naledi Theatre Award for Best Female Newcomer for her role in the play, Some Girl(s) and worked with the prolific playwright, director and performer, Pieter Dirk Uys in his production, Macbeki.