Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and schooled at a variety of places including a year at a Rudolf Steiner School in Chambi-sur-Montreux, Switzerland. Drama training at the De Leon Drama School in Richmond, Surrey UK.Began stage career in 1976 in "Journey's End" followed by appearances in diverse productions in Johannesburg and Pretoria and national tours. To mention a few: The Deep Blue Sea, Fringe Benefits,Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, The Crucible,The Front Page, Anyone for Denis,Stevie, Ross. And musicals like Evita, The King and I,Fings Aint Wot They Used To Be and The Boys in the Photograph(aka The Beautiful Game)A good mix of Radio dramas and serials along with TV and commercials,voice-overs and corporates kept him more than busy. Other jobs have included :tour guide on Dalmatian Coast, shipping clerk at Automobile Association SA, office worker at Die Afrikaanse Pers and functions Barman. Married to Penny, who was a ballet dancer with PACT ballet, and later a member of Razzle Jazzle Dance troupe(jazz/modern). Two daughters, Amy and Jay, both of whom are in the entertainment industry. Lives and works in/from Johannesburg.
Name: Norman Anstey
Known for: District 9