Nicole Fortuin is a professional Film, Stage and Voice Actor who has worked in an array of mediums including Feature films, Short films, Pantomime, Dramatic plays, Radio-drama, Commercials, Stunt-work and Print-modelling (both internationally and locally).
Fortuin graduated from the Settlers High School with a distinction in Drama, English and Visual Arts. She has also graduated with a BA in Theatre and Performance from the University of Cape Town.
Nicole’s first lead role and first job booked was as Maryke Van Niekerk (Lead) in the Afrikaans drama series Roer Jou Voete that aired on Sabc 3.
Fortuin is revered for the versatility of characters she has portrayed since she graduated, as well as the variety of mediums she has gained experience in. From vocal work in SAfm’s radio drama to playing Princess Aurora-Adora (Lead) in Janice Honeyman’s pantomime of Sleeping Beauty at the Joburg Theatre.
In 2016 Nicole landed a lead role in Warner Bro’s A Cinderella Story: If The Shoe Fits as Georgie (the fairy god-mother) alongside Sofia Carson and Jennifer Tilly (Disney Channel & MNet) and made an appearance on National Geographic’s Origins: Journey Of Mankind. Fortuin graced SA screens in various productions from 2016 to 2019 including Generations: The Legacy, Swartwater, Dwaalster, Die Spreeus, Onder Die Suiderkruis and Kyknet’s highly popular family- drama Alles Malan.
Nicole is passionate about any avenue of performance and entertainment and constantly dabbles in photography, film-making, writing, with long-term plans to direct theatre and film .
On stage in 2018 Fortuin starred as Carol in David Mamet’s critically acclaimed Oleanna at the Fugard Theatre. She also had a leading role in the international film Dead In The Water as Kat Vargas that aired globally on Syfy. Her most recent work is as Natalie Jonkers in Flatland that premiered internationally at the 69th Annual Berlinale Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival in 2019.
In 2020 audiences can look forward to seeing Nicole in a exciting comedic web-series, two new feature-films and one heart-wrenching South African series.
Nicole’s future is looking brighter than ever.