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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Martin Venter co-produces entertainment industry courses with Skill Collective for the online platform Skillshare.
Martin Venter plays the role of Sakkie in the upcomming radiodrama Koue Kaiings on RSG.
Martin Venter portrayed the role of Oscar Breytenbach in the KykNET soap opera, Suidooster.
Martin Venter is the voice behind Mert Karadag in Vierspel Vuurspel - the Afrikaans version of the popular Turkish drama series, Icerde.
Martin Venter portrayed the role of Jason McClurg in the real-life docudrama Til Death Do Us Part for the Investigation Discovery channel.
Martin Venter does voiceover work for the popular e Extra show, Gebroke Harte. He gives voice to the character Deniz.
Martin Venter is the co-founder of the Actor's Toolbox NPC. www.actorstoolbox.org
Martin Venter is the co-owner of Typecast Casting Directors is Cape Town. They opened their studio doors in 2015.