Meet 5 Actors Of ‘The Gods Must Be Crazy’ And What They Are Currently Doing (Photos)

Acted in 1980, The Gods Must Be Crazy is a South African comedy movie. Starring Nǃxau ǂToma as the lead actor, the movie tells the story of Xi, a hunter-gatherer of the Kalahari Desert whose tribe discovers a glass bottle dropped from an airplane, and believe it to be a gift from their gods.


When Xi sets out to return the bottle to the gods, his journey becomes intertwined with that of a biologist, a newly hired village school teacher, and a band of guerrilla terrorists.


However, in this article, I will be sharing with you 5 actors of The Gods Must Be Crazy’ and what they are currently doing:


1. Marius Weyers

Marius Weyers is a 77-year-old South African actor.


He gained global attention after his compellingly outstanding role as Andrew Steyn, a bumbling scientist, in the movie, The Gods Must Be Crazy.


Weyers is still currently into acting and he lives with his wife, Yvette, an artist in her own right, in Rooi-Els in the Western Cape, South Africa.



2. Nic de Jager

Nic de Jager is a South African actor.


He is best known for his role as Jack Hind in the 1980 comedy film, The Gods Must be Crazy. He is currently into acting.



3. Hans Strydom

Johannes Hans Strydom is a 74-year-old South African actor and writer.


Considered as a legend in South African television, Strydom is best known for his supporting role as Dr. Stephen Marshall in The Gods Must Be Crazy. He was the first South African to be on television.



He is currently enjoying his retirement from the entertainment industry, although he still appears in several guest roles.


4. Leonora Airos Jacobs

Leonora Airos Jacobs is a South African actress. She is best known for her role as Xiri in The Gods Must Be Crazy.


Airos is still presently into acting.


5. Sandra Prinsloo

Sandra Prinsloo is a 74-year-old South African actress. Regarded as one of the greatest actresses in the South African cinematic history, Sandra was awarded the 2014 national order by the South African government, the Order of Ikhamanga in silver, for her outstanding work in South African film industry.



Sandra rose to international fame after she starred as Kate Thompson in the 1980 film, The Gods Must Be Crazy. She is still currently into acting, and one of her most recent movies is The Seagull, a 2019 South African film.