Louw Venter

Louw Venter

South Africa

Louw Venter is best known as the co-creator and performer in Corne and Twakie’s THE MOST AMAZING SHOW, but also as a film and television actor and writer. In 1998 Louw was seen in his first film role in the feature ADRENALINE. During the next few years Louw wrote, directed and performed two TV series as well as writing and creating more than 200 original live shows. The past few years Louw has concentrated on his writing and film work. Recently he played the lead in the feature KONFETTI, which he also wrote. He played the lead in JIMMY IN PIENK (Hanneke Schutte), DIE LAASTE TANGO (Deon Meier), LOVE THE ONE YOU LOVE (Jenna Bass) and the male lead in ALLES WAT MAL IS (Darrel J Roodt). This year he will also appear in KITE opposite Samuel L. Jackson as well as completing work on HOLLYWOOD IS MY HUIS and the highly anticipated KALUSHI by Mandla Dube. THE MOST AMAZING SHOW has been nominated for 3 SAFTAs and won a SA Comedy Award. Louw has twice been nominated for a SAFTA (2013 & 2014) and has twice been featured as one of the Mail & Guardian’s top 200 young South Africans. He was awarded Best Actor at the Silwerskerm Film Festival for his role in KONFETTI where he was also nominated for Best Screenplay.