Diaan Lawrenson (born 6 April 1978) is a South African actress known for her starring role as Paula van der Lecq on the SABC2 soapie 7de Laan, from 2002.
Diaan Lawrenson Age
She was born on the 6th of April 1978 in Vanderbijlpark, South Africa. As of 2022, she is 44 years old and celebrates her birthday on April 6th every year.
Diaan Lawrenson Husband
She is happily married to Jody Abrahams who is also a South African actor and together they have two children.
Diaan Lawrenson Career
Lawrenson began her career as an actress, but she later shifted her concentration to screenwriting and filmmaking, as she did with Hartloop ( 2015 ), for which she created the script and oversaw production.
Diaan Lawrenson graduated from AFDA in Johannesburg in 2001 and has been the dean of AFDA’s Cape Town campus since 2019. Lawrenson is also a co-owner of Jester Productions, a film and theater production firm that also produces music videos, industrial DVDs, and documentary recordings.
Diaan left 7de Laan as a starring cast member in 2016 and became a call actor, appearing in a few stories.
She moved to Observatory, Cape Town, shortly after resigning, to teach at AFDA (African Film Drama and Art School).
She was named dean of the institution in April of this year.
Diaan Lawrenson Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $150,000 which she has earned as an actress.
- Tablemanners; plays the role of Megan (2016)
Sisters ; plays the role of Jo (2018)
- Riddle Child ; plays the role of Ingrid Dorfling (2017)
- Your Romeo ; plays the role of Miss Goosen (2016)
- Zinc ; plays the role of Chantelle (2015) Mooi River; plays the role of Sarah (2015)
- Bullets About Bishop Lavis ; short film; plays the role of Anel (2013)
- Semi-Sweet ; plays the role of Chandrie Snyman (2012)
- Stander ; plays the role of a bank teller (2003)
Lawrenson was also involved in the production of several productions:
- The Sweethearts ; television series (2017)
- Hilde se Hartsklanke ; television series (2016)
- Hartloop ; short film (2015)
- The Book Club ; plays the role of Cecille (2017)
- 7th Avenue ; plays the role of Paula van der Leque (2003 to 2015)
- The Ax ; plays the role of Saskia du Toit (2014)
- Bacstage ; plays the role of Mienkie (2003)
- Egoli: Place of Gold ; plays the role of Merle (2002)
- Song for Katryn ; Season 1; plays the role of a stripper (2003)
- Kiss Letters (2014)
- Bullets on Bishop Lavis (2012 – 2014)
- Roemers en Bloemers (2012 – 2013)
- Friday is Separation Day (2010 – 2011)
- Under the fig tree (2009)
- Dirk & Lindie (2008)
- The False Mustache (2007)
- Pleiboyz (2006)
- So True As Fat (2005)
- Double and Cross (2004)
- Four Play (2003 – 2004)
- Six Inches (2002 – 2003)
- Pendoring Proprietary Limited (2002)
- Closer (2001)
- Go It Maid! (2001)
- Magspel (2000)
- Dangerous Liasons (2000)
- Theresa’s Dream (2000)
- Who Digs Who (2000)
- Rudely Stamped (1999 – 2000)
- Requiem (1998)
- AFDA Nomination: Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Writer
- SAFTA nomination: Best Actress
- Crystal nomination: Best Actress, Best Newcomer
- YOU Spectacular Award: Best Actress (2013)
- YOU Spectacular Award: Best Actress (2010)
- ATKV Feather: Best Actress (2009)
- AFDA Award: Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Writer (1998 – 2001)