Actor, Voice Artist
Date of Birth: 14 February 1943
Hair: Grey Eyes: Brown
Languages: Afrikaans, English
Skills: Voice Artist, Teaching
Neels Coetzee studied Dramatic arts at the University of Pretoria and has been part of SUKOVSs drama discussion form 1968 until 1974. From 1975 until 1996 he appeared in what was then known as CAPAB. He was named numerous times and received the Fleur De Cap award for his role in DIE TOU.
Since the dispersion of the (streeksrade) he has done freelance acting and appears in productions such as , Vrededorp, Die lewe is alleen daagliks as n mens bietjie dronk is , Altyd Jonker , Die Storm, Ella se Perde , Pieter Fouries Die Koggelaar and the follow up piece , Untiled at the Grahamstown Festival.
At the state theatre he was seen in Skroot, Drie SustersII, My vrou se man se vrou, Vatmaar and My Boetie se sussie se ou.
He also appeared in several TV productions such as Isidingo,Egoli, Binnelanders , Jacobs Cross, Snitch and played the part of Lawyer Notnagel in 7de Laan.
Neels recently appeared as Siener van Rensburg in Deon Oppermans play Ons vir Jou at the Pretoria State Theatre in 2008 and again in 2009.