Celebs - Isidingo Stars Michelle Botes and Robert Whitehead (08 Sep 2011)
Isidingo Stars Michelle Botes and Robert Whitehead
Two of SA’s most well known faces on television, Michelle Botes and Robert Whitehead, otherwise known as Cherel and Barker join us on eXpresso this morning. They chat about what makes them so popular among soapie fans.
Michelle Botes (born 1962) is a South African actress best known for her role as villanious Cherel de Villiers-Haines in the SABC3 soapie Isidingo, from 1998-2007; which she resumes in 2010.
Michelle was born in Cape Town and went to Stellenbosch University and the University of Cape Town, graduating with a Performer's Diploma in Speech and Drama (Bilingual) and a Teaching Diploma.
Teaching in Afrikaans, Drama and English, Aromatherapist, Costume Design, Wardrobe, Translating and Presenting
Robert Whitehead is a South African actor best known for his role as Barker Haines in the SABC3 soapie Isidingo. He has won numerous awards for his portrayal as villain, Haines, including the inaugural SAFTA for Lead Actor in a Soap Opera in 2006.