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Generations actress Maggie Benedict’s old video resurfaces

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Generations actress Maggie Benedict’s old video resurfaces

Former Generations actress Maggie Benedict ‘Akhona’ is trending after her old video resurfaced on X. Where is she now?

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Maggie Benedict is a South African award-winning actress best known for her on-screen character of Akhona on Generations.

With an illustrious career spanning years, she has quickly become one of the most sought-after actresses and starred in several big-budget films.

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The actress is trending after her old clip talking about what a normal day for an actor looks like while shooting. The video has gained thousands of comments and reactions since it dropped on the internet.

The trending video was shared on X, formerly Twitter. Against the backdrop of her newfound fame, her fluency in English saw her being dubbed the ‘on-screen dictionary.’

Against the trends, Mzansi was quick to ask about her whereabouts. The actress hasn’t starred in any South African production since her off-screen woes that saw her being dragged to the courts back and forth.

 

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However, she hasn’t been active on social media, and her last post on X, formerly Twitter, dates back to 2013. Despite not starring in any South African production in recent years, Maggie Benedict is winning big in Europe.

WHERE IS SHE NOW?

Maggie Benedict has quickly become a Hollywood darling and has starred in several big-budget productions. She has played lead roles in several big-budget which include:

  • Queen Of Katwe
  • 2017 – The Good Doctor as Georgeita Bangura
  • 2018 – We Speak NYC as Shola
  • 2018 – Super Wings as Bokamosa
  • 2018 – Random Acts Of Flyness as a lawyer
  • 2018 – The Romanoffs as a personal nurse
  • 2022 – New Amsterdam

CAREER

The 42-year-old actress was born in Pretoria and doubles as a writer and director. No doubt her illustrious career spans years. In 2006, she starred in Hard Copy. Two years later, she joined the Wild at Heart cast. In 2009, she played the character of Violet in The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency.

During the same year, she had her shot at fame when she starred in Attack on Darfur. She also starred in 90 Plein Street, The Mating Game, Binnelanders and Hartland. In 2011, Maggie Benedict joined Generations as Akhona.

She starred alongside some of the best actors in the country, including Connie Ferguson. However, she capped her career with several awards, including The Golden Horn.

MAKING HEADLINES

In 2013, she hogged headlines when she was allegedly arrested for stealing. Media reports had it that she was nabbed for allegedly stealing pain medication – Panados.

However, the seasoned actress was also once arrested for allegedly bleaching her daughter.

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Alaa Hamdy

Professional entertainment content writer in Hanover, South Africa. I know all the secrets of celebrities

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