ON STAGE Ben is a leading South African comedian and satirist. He has written, produced and starred in the hit shows Green Mamba, Black Mamba and Mamba Republic. These shows toured in over 10 countries and scooped South Africa’s major theatre awards. Ben is perhaps best known for his alter-ego Beauty Ramapeleple who has been a regular voice on Jacaranda FM, East Coast Radio as well as the Roger Goode show on 5Fm. Her two stage productions, Bend it like Beauty and Beauty and the BEE both toured the country and had an acclaimed run at London’s Oval House theatre. Most recently he garnered a National Naledi award nomination for his role as the evil Queen in Snow White. In and 2019 he launch his much anticipated alter-ego Benny Bushwhacker and was top-billed as one of the ugly sisters in Cinderella alongside Desmond Dube at the 1500 seat Johannesburg theatre in 2021. He has already been cast as the lead in the 2022 Show "Adventures in Pantoland" opening in November 2022.
ON SCREEN Bens most recent movie credits include Mr. Lilly in the Spud series. He has played the lead in Robert Fraser’s Game and the supporting lead in Craig Friemond’s Beyond the River – both released in 2017. In 2021 Ben filmed a new series for Showmax and MNet to be released in June 2022. Ben has also appeared in television commercials for Supersport, Supa-quick, Multiforce, Holden Australia and others. His corporate experience includes hosting events for Unilever, The Department of Trade and Industry, Shoprite, FNB, SAB, Coca-Cola, Investec, Mr. Price and many more.
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