Addicted to the new series of Jacob’s Cross? The Africa Channel gives you the chance to get to know the dark eyes behind the lead character Jacob Makhubu: Hlomla Dandala.
Hlomla plays the aspirational character Jacob, who dreams of building an African Empire. South African born, Dandala is an actor, director and presenter, popular on the continent and internationally.
He also starred in South African political drama Winnie alongside Jennifer Hudson and Terrance Howard, a film about the relationship between Mr and Mrs Nelson Mandela.
Did you know that he speaks four different languages? English, Afrikaans, Zulu and Xhosa.