Judy Ditchfield Biography: Age, Husband, Career & Net Worth


Judy Ditchfield (born 22 July 1963) is a South African actress and singer best known for her roles in the popular serials The Story of an African Farm, Cape Town and Hoodlum & Son. 

Judy Ditchfield

Judy Ditchfield Age

She was born on 22 July 1963 in Pretoria, South Africa. Ditchfield is 60 years old as of 2023 and celebrates her birthday on July 22nd every year.

Judy Ditchfield Education

She attended several schools: Belgravia Junior School and Herlear Primary in Kimberley for primary education. Then she attended Pelham Primary School for Standard 5. Then she completed matric exams in Pietermaritzburg Girls High School, Pietermaritzburg.

Then she obtained her BA Degree in Psychology and Drama at the University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg. From 1984 to 1987 after graduation, she worked at the Natal Performing Arts Council (NAPAC).

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Judy Ditchfield Husband

She is married to actor and musician Paul Ditchfield. The couple has two sons: Keaton and Tom. Keaton was born in 1991 and is also an actor. Tom was born in 1996 and studies B.Com Law at the University of Wits.

Judy Ditchfield Career

She started acting career in theatre with Loft Theatre Company, a branch of NAPAC. During this period, he performed in the plays Boo To The Moon produced by Paul Slabolepszy, Tales From The Pleasure Palace by Janice Honeyman, Kwamanzi, Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, Hambe Kahle, Maid In South Africa, Mistakes Of An African Night To Conquer, En Dit Was More, In The War and Kitchen Tea. Then she performed in the play Macbeth at the State Theatre in Pretoria as well as in the plays The Things We Do For Love and Comrades Arms produced by Anthony Ackerman. In 2001, she earned a Kwazulu-Natal Vita nomination for Best Female Performance In A Comedy Role.

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Apart from acting, she is also a prolific singer and made several popular hits and musical appearances: Christian; Neill Solomon Rock Concert; Bursting Out; Soundcraft; The Last Great Drive-In Movie Picture Show; It’s All Fright By Me; It’s Still Rock And Roll To Me; Tarts; A Touch Of Tonic; the smash hit Richard Loring production A Touch Of Webber, A Taste Of Rice; Snow White And The Seven Dwarves; Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story; Fiela’s Child: The Musical; The Night They Invented Champagne; and Queen: The Concert at the Sandton Convention Centre.

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From October 2006 to March 2007, she starred in Menopause: The Musical for Showtime Management which was staged at the Montecasino Theatre in Johannesburg. During this period, she received a 2006 Naledi Theatre Awards nomination for Best Comedy Performance (Female) for this play. Meanwhile, she appeared in several television shows including The Game II, Sonnekring II, Suburban Bliss and Streaks I and II. She also played lead roles in the serials; Angels, Hoof Of Africa, Zero Tolerance and Yizo Yizo. In 2012, she appeared in the television sitcom Ses’Top La and played the role of ‘Mrs. Rabinowitz’.

In 2019, she played the role ‘Stella Fouche’ in the popular soapie Isidingo. She also made appearances in the films, Faith’s Corner, Glory Glory, Cape Of Good Hope and Stander.


Year Film Role Genre Ref.
1989 Bonne espérance TV Series
1997 u’Bejani Animal voices Film
2002 Hooded Angels Old Whore Film
2003 Stander Mrs. Jennings Film
2004 Cape of Good Hope Snake Lady Film
2005 Faith’s Corner Motorist Film
2006 Running Riot Beatrice Koekemoer Film
2014 Ses’ Top La Mrs. Rabinowitz TV Series
2019 Isidingo Stella Fouche TV Series

Judy Ditchfield Net Worth

Ditchfield has an estimated net worth of $300,000 which she has earned as an actress.



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