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Nadja Brand’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroSouth African film actor
Is Actor
Film actor
From South Africa
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Genderfemale
Birth

22 December 1975, Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa

Age45 years

Nadja Brand (also known as Nadya Brand), is a South African-born actress and producer, most famously known for her leading role in Broken (2006).

She also starred in The 13th Sign, Dust and The Devil’s Chair.

She won the 2007 Fright Meter award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Broken.

Early life and career

Nadja Brand was born in Johannesburg, South Africa and later moved to Cape Town to complete her acting studies in 1998. After her marriage to director Adam Mason, she moved to the UK, where she started up her own production company, Paranoid Celluloid in 2001. She has starred as the lead in 4 internationally released feature films. She also produced 5 feature films, 65 music videos, and four short films. She recently starred in Arno Carstens’ Battlescars Galactica.

Personal life

Nadya married director Adam Mason in 2001 and moved to the UK. The couple divorced in 2006. She has a daughter from another relationship. She currently resides in Cape Town, where she acts, produces and has started her debut career as a director. With more than 13 years in the film industry Nadya has also started up her own acting classes in Cape Town.

Filmography

Acting

FilmYearRoleAwards
The 13th Sign2000Lany
Dust2001/IIAmber Jade
Prey2003Angela
Broken2006/IIIHopeBest Actress award 2007 for her role in Broken
The Devil’s Chair2007/IIDr. Clairebourne