Dawid Minnaar is a a South African actor and playwright.In the 1980s, Minnaar started his work in theatre. Later, he played many popular roles in TV shows like 7de Laan, Amalia, and Binnelanders. He is best known for his role as architect Leon de Lange in the SABC2 soap opera 7de Laan, Dr Franz Basson in the M-Net/kykNET soapie Binneland, Willem Potgieter in Legacy.
Minnaar was born in 1956 in Upington in the Northern Cape, as of 2023,he is 67 years old.
He finished his primary schooling at a school in Bethanie. But he finished high school at Paarl Boys High. After high school, he had to do a year of military training. After his time in the military, he went to the University of Stellenbosch and got a B.A. in acting. Then he got his B.A. Honours degree in Drama from the University of Cape Town.
Dawid Minnaar Career
He is well known for playing Dr. Franz Basson in the M-Net/kykNET soap opera Binneland (formerly known as Binnelanders and Binneland Sub Judice).
He started his professional acting career in 1981 when he joined the South West African Performing Arts Council (SWAPAC).From 1982 to 1985, he resided and worked in Cape Town, where he freelanced and spent two years as a CAPAB employee.
Dawid has made Johannesburg his home and place of employment since 1986. He performed with the Market Theatre between the end of the 1980s and the beginning of the 1990s, working under the direction of Lucille Gillwald, Barney Simon, Claire Stopford, Malcolm Purkey, and Robyn Orlin.
He collaborated with several directors for the Black Sun, PACT, and the Civic Theatre, including Gina Benjamin, Lourens Cilliers, and Ilse van Hemert. He performed in three Handspring Puppet Company productions from 1995 to 2002, all of which were directed by William Kentridge and went on to get extensive international touring. Dawid has also participated in a number of regional theatrical festivals, most notably under the direction of Marthinus Basson.
Dawid Minnaar Net Worth
Minnar has an estimated net worth of $1.1 million which he has earned as an actor according to Net worth Post.