Nicole Fortuin is a classically trained film, theatre and voice actor. Her most recent film work includes playing lead roles in both Flatland as Natalie Jonkers (which opened the Contemporary World Cinema section of the Toronto International Film Festival 2019) and Rage as Tamsyn (Showmax’s first original horror film). Internationally Nicole has played support leads in both A Cinderella Story: If The Shoe Fits as Georgie McCall (Warner Brothers/Disney) as well as Kat Vargas in Dead In The Water (Syfy). On stage Fortuin has starred in both David Mamet’s critically acclaimed two-hander Oleanna (for which she earned a Fleur Du Cap, Best Lead Actress nomination) and as the title-lead in Janice Honeyman’s annual Sleeping Beauty pantomime.

In addition to this, Nicole has worked in numerous series (Legacy, Agent, Die Spreeus, Dwaalster, Projek Dina, Waterfront, Die Byl 3), soapies (Generations: The Legacy), local and international commercials, web series and as a voice artist for SABC. She is revered for her professionalism, her versatility and the extensive experience she has acquired so early on in her career.
In 2021 and beyond, audiences can expect to see Fortuin in Travis Taute’s highly anticipated action film Indemnity and in John Gutierrez’s Sons Of The Sea. Other works to look forward to include a lead role in Amy Jephta’s next feature film as well as various roles in Klein Karoo 2, Blood & Water 2 and a return to the highly anticipated second season of Alles Malan.
Nicole is passionate about the arts and the art of transformation. She enjoys photography, doing her own stunts, dancing (hip-hop/contemporary), horse riding and painting. Fortuin continues to strive to be the best actor she can be.

“Nicole Fortuin is an exceptionally talented actress who brings a unique approach and depth to her work that is very difficult if not sometimes impossible to find. She is an extraordinary talent who I am sure will be an asset to the US film industry.”

Sheldon Wilson
Director/ Screenwriter

“Nicole is also an actor of profound talent, to which her leading role in
Flatland attests. She played the part with great sensitivity and strength, and I am thrilled to have been able to work with her.”

Jenna Bass
Director (Fox Fire Films)

“Fortuin is a professional, diligent performer who is intuitive and an absolute pleasure to work with.”

Simon George
Executive Producer/ Director/ Writer

“Her investment in her character was infectious and deeply inspiring. She was consistently professional in her conduct and managed a truly exhausting schedule.”

Justin Strydom
Director (Tung ‘n Cheek Productions)

“Her passion for what she does shines through in her work ethic. I have always admired her tenacity.”

Dominique Jossie
Producer (Screen Dance Africa)

“Nicole is highly professional, has an incredible work ethic and is one of South Africa’s leading young talents. She has my and The Fugard’s full support.”

Greg Karvellas
Artistic Director (The Fugard Theatre)

“Not only was Nicole one of the most professional actors I’ve worked with to date … she carried the film and I attribute a huge amount of it’s success to her performance.”

Julia Jansch
Director (Point Pictures)

“My experience of this formidable talent is that she is extremely driven, intelligently considered, specific about her goals and hugely proficient as a screen and stage actress.”

Alan Committie
Director/ Producer/ Writer/ Actor (Alan Committie Pty Ltd)

“Not only is her accent-work brilliant but she is the most wonderful story-teller and actress. She works extremely hard and has a huge respect for our craft.”

Robyn Scott
Voice-Coach/ Professional Stage and Screen Actress

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