Martin Venter is a writer, actor, voice artist, and casting director from Cape Town.
Some of his most recent work includes playing Oscar, the bomb-planting-hippie in the soapie Suidooster, Til Death Do Us Part for the Discovery Channel, and voice-over work for the popular shows Gebroke Harte and Vierspel Vuurspel. With over 13 years' experience in the entertainment industry, Martin has been in multiple stage productions, films, and commercials with extensive experience in radio & voice work.
A firm believer in never-waiting-for-the-phone-to-ring, Martin co-wrote (amongst other projects) an internationally award-winning short film with Chanelle de Jager (Konneksies), whereafter they opened the doors to Typecast Casting Directors. Over the past few years, Typecast has been responsible for the casting of more than 70 commercials, films, & series.
Martin Venter is also the proud co-founder of The Actor's Toolbox - an NPO that educates future creatives to become mentally, physically, and financially prepared for the entertainment industry.
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