Mike Mvelase is a South African actor best known for the character he used to portray as Khaphela Ngcobo on the SABC1 soapie Generations. Mvelase trained at the Studio Theatre Acting Conservatory in Washington DC.
In theatre, he lists among his highlights the Vita Award-winning production of A Nativity, as well as Mountain of Volcano, Burning Embers, Julius Caesar, and Sunrise City at the Market Theatre.For the Performing Arts Council Trust (PACT), he appeared in Macbeth and Wole Soyinka’s Death and the King’s Horsemen.
He worked with director Karoly Pinter in Julius Caesar and performed in Athol Fugard’s Nongogo. Mike is also best known for appearing on 7de Laan as Loyiso and on Broken Vows as Mlungisi. There is a lot that this legendary actor has achieved in his career and he is still growing stronger in the industry.
Other popular shows that he has been featured on are a show which was called Makoti airing on Sabc1 and In February 2016 he joined Mzansi Magic soapie Isibaya and he portrayed the character of Phumelele’s no-nonsense uncle. Recently the actor is set appear on Sabc1’s Uzalo and there is a lot to expect from him as he is best at what he does.