Blyde Smit

Blyde Smit (born 1995) is a South African actress and production designer. She is famously known for starring Gabby Kemp in 7de Laan (2019-2021), Dead Places (2021), and The Construct.

Blyde Smit (born 1995) is a South African actress and production designer. She famously known for starring as Gabby Kemp in 7de Laan (2019-2021), Dead Places (2021) and The Construct.

Blyde Smit Biography

Name:Blyde Smit
Date of Birth:1995
Age:27 Years Old
Residence:Johannesburg, South Africa
Nationality:South African
Occupation:Actress, Production Designer, Photographer
Years Active:2007 – Present
Height: 5 ft 8 in (172 cm)
Education:University of Pretoria

Early life and Education

Blyde Smit was born in 1995 in Johannesburg, South Africa. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Drama from the University of Pretoria in 2016. Blyde also received an honors degree in Drama and Film Studies from the same university.

Career

Blyde Smit made her television debut in the SABC2 drama series Erfsondes where she played the role of Little Kate. She starred in the first two seasons of the show (2007-2009).

Blyde opened a photography and videography studio in Pretoria called Sowaar Studios. Byyde appeared in television commercials for KFC and Kinderjoy.

She performed in many theatre productions like Shedding the Load, Flikflooi, and Still. She performed in plays like Kersfees and Koue Tee deur.

In 2018, Blyde Smit played the guest role of Svetlana in an episode of the e.tv soapie Scandal!. She starred in the SBC2 soap opera 7de Laan as “Gabby Kemp”.

Blyde was cast in the Netflix paranormal series Dead Places as nurse Rebecca. She is starring in the Showmax show Troukoors (Wedding Fever) as Luca, Jessica’s younger sister. The first season was released in 2021 and the second season was released on 5 May 2022.

Film

  • 2022 – The Construct / as Production designer

Television Series

  • 2022 – Troukoors S2 (Wedding Fever S2) | Showmax / as Luca
  • 2021 – Troukoors S1 (Wedding Fever S1) | kykNET / as Luca
  • 2021 – Dead Places | Showmax / as Rebecca
  • 2019-2021 – 7de Laan | SBC2 / as Gabby Kemp+

Theatre performances

  • Shedding the Load
  • Flikflooi
  • Still

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