Dolly Rathebe

Real Name:
Josephine Rathebe
Born: 2 April 1928 Randfontein, near Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: 16 September 2004
Dolly Rathebe, OIS was a South African singer who became Africa's first acknowledged international female actor when she starred in the 1949 British-produced movie, Jim Comes To Jo'burg. It was the first film to portray urban Africans in a positive light. She went on to be lead singer for popular township bands The Harlem Swingsters and The African Inkspots and later in Gibson Kente's Sikalo and The Elite Swingsters.
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