Rob van Vuuren

Comedian, actor, writer, director

Who says men can't multitask? Not Rob van Vuuren. The blonde-moustached godfather of all things zef may be better known as Corne's sidekick Twakkie, but Van Vuuren isn't just a comedian. He's also an actor, playwright, director … and a ballroom dancer. Since he graduated with honours in drama from Rhodes University in 1997 Van Vuuren has been a regular on the nation's TV screens, not only as Twakkie in SABC 2's The Most Amazing Show, but, as a presenter of SA's Got Talent and Crazy Games. In 2008 he donned top hat and tails to win the celebrity dance competition Strictly Come Dancing. This year he bagged the inaugural Comic's Choice breakthrough act award. But Van Vuuren believes the best is yet to come, otherwise His most valuable lesson in life? He channels his inner Twakkie "there would be no reason to keep going�. and answers: "Don't be kak!� � Aphiwe Deklerk

Twitter: @Robvanvuuren