Name: Jonathan Pienaar
Non-Exclusive Contract (NEB01)
Height: 6’3″ in / 190 cm
Weight: 187 lbs / 85 kg
Country: South Africa
Johnny Pienaar has performed in every area of the dramatic arts for over 30 years. In theater, he played in many Shakespeare’s one man shows. His film career has blessed him: performing alongside Sidney Poitier, Tim Curry, Michael Caine, F. Murray Abraham, Sean Bean, Jennifer Connelly and Leonardo Di Caprio (in “Blood Diamond”) to name some. He has also starred in NBC’s series Crusoe. Basically, Johnny has a love for what he does as an actor, voice over artist and director. He has a deep respect for all he encounters. He lives with wolves in South Africa and travels the world with deep gratitude for his craft.
Johnny loves acting for film and does extensive work with young up-and-coming film makers. “I love the energy of young blood”.
Recently, Johnny has appeared in “The Race-ist” that was screened at all Nu-Metro cinemas nationwide. He has also performed in the French masterpiece film “Venus Noire” directed by the genius Abdellatif Kerchich and produced by MK2, the makers of “Three Colors Blue”.
Johnny’s short film made with Paulo Ariel, “Cutting the Darkness”, was an official selection at the Chicago Film Festival.
“I am happy to confirm that my friend, Johnny Pienaar, will star in two important productions that we are making next: “Suicide” that is scheduled to be shot in Romania and “Sins and Sinners” that is scheduled to be shot in South Africa. It is our intention to qualify both feature films for nomination consideration at the Academy Awards®,” states film director Bruno Pischiutta.
Jonathan Pienaar has been featured in the 2015 issue of Daria! magazine – click on Johnny’s name to open the full magazine and go to page #23:
Jonathan Pienaar – Daria! 2015
Johnny’s pages from Daria! magazine 2015: