Warren Masemola is a South African actor and voice artist best known for his role as art director Lentswe Mokethi on the e.tv soapie Scandal!, in 2008.
He is also known for his starring role as gay neighbour Thokozani “Thoko” Chanel – Phumi’s (Busi Lurayi) sidekick – in the SABC1 sitcom Ses’Top La.
He also played the role of Tizozo on the SABC1 drama series Intersexions (2010) and has had guest appearances on television series such as Isidingo and The Philanthropist.
Warren was born in Garankuwa, but grew up in Soshanguve. He matriculated from Reitumetse/Tshwane Christian School in 2000.
He realised that his love for the arts could be channelled into a career, so he enrolled at Moving Into Dance – an academy in Joburg’s Newtown.
He studied there for a year, which was followed by two years of studying drama at the Market Theatre Laboratory, graduating from there in 2004.
Voice projects include a role in the Metro FM radio drama Chase and a radio show called Frank for Frank Talk. His theatre experience includes a musical directed by Fiona Ramsay (Spirit of Gerard Sekoto-Guga Mzimba), a European tour with Robyn Orlin in Dressed to Kill…Killed to Dress; and an operatic piece called When we peel off our skin…
He loves traveling, enjoys music and reading. His favourite television shows include Weeds, Shameless, Modern Family and Breaking Bad.
90 Plein Street – Season 5 Eddie Tertiens
aYeYe – Season 1 Eugene
Bone of My Bones – Season 1 Matome
Boomba & TT – Season 1 Ms Thankiso
Heist – Season 1 Cosatu
Heist – Season 2 Cosatu
I Love South Africa – Season 2 Contestant – Himself
Intersexions – Season 1 Tizozo
Isidingo – Season 1 Thug
Jacob’s Cross – Season 5 Mr. Pink
Kowethu – Season 1 Momo
Rhythm City – Season 1 Gestapo
Ring of Lies – Season 1 Stukkie
Scandal! – Season 1 Lentswe Mokethi
Ses’Top La – Season 1 Thoko Chanel
Ses’Top La – Season 2 Thoko Chanel
Ses’Top La – Season 3 Thoko Chanel
Ses’Top La – Season 4 Thoko Chanel
Single Galz – Season 1 Anthony
Single Guyz – Season 1 Anthony
Single Guyz – Season 2 Caretaker
The Philanthropist – Season 1 Achike Wasah
The South African Film and Television Awards – Season 11 Presenter – Himself
Umlilo – Season 3 Nurse Denton
Umlilo – Season 4 Nurse Denton
Ya Lla – Season 1 Razor
Zaziwa – Season 2 Himself