Susan Danford biography: Age, husband, movies and TV shows

Susan Danford biography: Age, husband, movies and TV shows

Do you know who Susan Danford is? She is a talented actress from South Africa. The celebrity is well known for her role as Annette in 7de Laan and as Carien Vos in Binnelanders.

Susan Danford
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The actress has performed in leading and supporting roles overseas, and in South Africa, in film, television and on stage.

Profile summary

  • Birth name: Susan Danford
  • Birthplace: South Africa
  • Profession: Actress

Susan Danford biography

The actress was born in South Africa.

How old is Susan Danford?

Susan Danford age is not yet known, as he has not disclosed much information about her life.


Previously, Susan was not sure if she wanted to be an actress because her interest was in choreography in contemporary dance. She opened up about this to The Next 48hOURS and said:

During my second year at drama school I was still moving between the dance school and drama school when my drama lecturers required more focus from me. I wasn’t 100% sure even while I was studying if I wanted to be an actress. I was interested in choreography in contemporary dance and had chosen to study drama to gain more knowledge and understanding about the world of theatre.

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The actress is bilingual, and she has performed in both Afrikaans and English. Some of her international work includes American and British dialects.

She has played significant roles in various movies and television shows such as 7de Laan and Known Gods.

Susan Danford movies

Susan has portrayed roles in the following movies:

  • 1988 - Paradise Road as Catherine Dowling
  • 1999 - The All New Adventures of Laurel & Hardy in 'For Love or Mummy' as Leslie Covington
  • 1999 - Dazzle as Duty Nurse
  • 2000 - I Dreamed of Africa as Esther Maitland
  • 2000 - The Color of Friendship as Merle Bok
  • 2006 - Catch a Fire as White Madam
  • 2008 - Land of Thirst as Vivie du Preez
  • 2008 - Deadly Harvest as Dr. Diane Jackson
  • 2008 - Tasha as Dean's mom
  • 2009 - Invictus as Mrs. Cole
  • 2009 - Natalee Holloway as Maggie
  • 2011 - Waterfront
  • 2012 - Fynbos as Anne
  • 2012 - Restless as Woman
  • 2013 - Layla Fourie as Headmistress
  • 2014 - The Salvation as Mrs. Whisler
  • 2014 - Yvone Kane as Andrea
  • 2015 - Zum Teufel mit der Wahrheit as Maria
  • 2016 - Friend Request as Caroline
  • 2021 - Indemnity as Dr. Gillian Tunbridge (post-production)

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Susan Danford movies
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Television series

Here are some of the TV series which the beauty has acted in:

  • 1991 - Meester as Pauline Trollope
  • 1994 - MMG Engineers as Natalie Bromley
  • 1995 - Die Laksman as Lydia Anderson
  • 1997 - Onder Draai die Duiwel Rond as Sonja de Wet
  • 1999 - Saints, Sinners and Settlers as Emily Hobhouse
  • 2000 - 7de Laan as Annette
  • 2002 - Ace Lightning as Fiona Hollander
  • 2005 - Known Gods as Grace Voster
  • 2005 - Binnelanders as Carien Vos
  • 2005 - The Triangle as Landon (in three episodes)
  • 2010 - League of Glory as Brigitte Grant
  • 2011 - Women in Love as Beatrice (in one episode)
  • 2012 - Leonardo as Nun (in one episode)
  • 2015 - Cape Town as Ruth van Jaarsveld (in two episodes)
  • 2016 - Tutankhamun as Lady Carnarvon (in three episodes)
  • 2017 - Madiba as Betsie Verwoerd (in one episode)
  • 2018 - Troy: Fall of a City as Midwife Minoa (in three episodes)
  • 2018 - Deutschland 86 as Barbara Avery (in one episode)
  • 2020 - Still Breathing 2020: BBZEE Films as Trish
  • 2020 - Still Breathing as Trish
  • 2020 - Noughts + Crosses as Linda Hickson (in two episodes)
  • 2020 - Vagrant Queen as Lazaro's mother (in one episode)
  • 2020 - Raised by Wolves as Justina

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Awards and nominations

The celebrity has two wins and one nomination so far.

  • In 2000, she was nominated for a Golden Reel Award in the category of Best Sound Editing - Animated Feature alongside other members of the cast of Toy Story 2.
  • In 2001, the talented actress was the winner of a Golden Reel Award in the category of Best Sound Editing – Animated Feature along with other members of the cast of Titan A.E.
  • In 2002, Susan Danford won a Golden Reel Award in the category of Best Sound Editing - Animated Feature Film, Domestic and Foreign alongside other members of the cast of Atlantis: The Lost Empire.

Who is Susan Danford husband?

The actress is married to popular actor Stephen Jennings. The couple lives in Cape Town, together with their son.

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Favourite things

Susan Danford loves reading, travelling, learning, internet surfing, and photography.

Susan Danford is a renowned actress from South Africa popularly known for her roles in 7de Laan and Binnelanders. The actress has made significant achievements in the three decades that she has been in the film and entertainment industry.

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