Natalie Becker is an international award-wining actress and voice-artist, winning Best Supporting Actress in a Feature Film SAFTA (South African Film and Television Award) for ‘The World Unseen’ based on Shamim Sarif’s award-winning novel. Natalie plays opposite John Malkovich in the movie ‘Disgrace’ based on JM Coetzee's Booker Prize-winning novel and opposite William Macy and Meg Ryan in 'The Deal'. Her first BBC film ‘Atlantis: Death of a World: Birth of a Legend’ premiered worldwide in May 2011 and she's currently filming the HBO mini-series Strike Back 3.

Natalie presents interviews for Top Billing Magazine show when abroad and she's hosted television shows on all major SA channels including the conscious living show, ‘Free Spirit’, winning the Best Magazine Show at the South African Film and Television Awards.  She's hosted and produced radio shows on GHFM and Heart FM, with some of the Western Cape’s highest listenership as well as an online radio show on 2oceansvibe radio.

Speaker and Master of Ceremonies, Natalie hosts corporate, social and philanthropic events and her ‘Best you can Be’ speaker series hosted Dr John Demartini, Donna McCallum and Robin Banks. University of Cape Town and Meridian Leadership alumna, Natalie is involved with social development, literacy and life skills projects. She's an ambassador for the organization MOT ('Courage' in Norwegian) and completed the 2011 New York Marathon to raise funds for Elana Meyer's Jag Foundation, who use sports and education to uplift children in SA's townships.

A writer, Natalie was Lifestyle Editor of ‘The Deal’ magazine and wrote the ‘Tao of Nat’, an inspirational manifesto for learners. Natalie is a student of Pranic Healing and Arhatic Yoga and contributes features on this healing modality.
 
Born in George and raised in beautiful Cape Town, Natalie travels and works globally. She is a child of the Universe, master of her Destiny and Captain of her soul. She scoffs at convention but believes in synchronicity and enjoys sailing, scuba-diving and singing karaoke off-key. She regularly attempts tango and cooking with reckless abandon. Her most treasured possessions are her original creative genius, inner beauty, mystery and sparkling wit. Also her humility. This website is a multimedia interactive lifestyle platform, engaging concious living, creative expression and meaningful contribution. Enjoy!



HAIR: Brown/ Black
EYES: Hazel-Green
EDUCATIONAL TRAINING: University of Cape Town (UCT) – Bachelor of Social Sciences
  (Industrial Psychology and Economics)
ACTOR TRAINING: Actors Studio (CT) with Aletta Bezuidenhout and Tony
  Perris and coaching with dramaturg, Bogdan Koca.
  Meisner Method Training with Actshop head coach Bjorn
  Steinbach (Trained at William Esper School NYC) and Actshop Founder, Riaz Solker.
DANCE TRAINING: Modern Jazz
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS: Classical Guitar
SKILLS:

Horse-riding,Scuba Diving, Skiing(beginner), Motorcycle-Riding, Athletics/Running, Pranic Healing/ArhaticYoga, Shooting/Weaponry- Trained by Military Advisor Paul Horsby and Armourers Olly Steele and Les van Blerk on various models including Glock Semi- Automatic Pistol, M4 Automatic Rifle, 30 Cal Automatic Rifle, Accuracy International Arctic Warfare Super Magnum (AWSM) Sniper Rifle, Dragunov Russian Sniper Rifle.

VOICE ARTIST: Various styles and accents
LANGUAGE: English & Afrikaans. Aptitude for languages.
ACCENTS: North and South American, British, various European, SA. Dialect coaching with Claire Berlein and Bo Petersen.

 

FILMOGRAPHY:

2011-2012

Strike Back 3

Out of Africa/ Sky1/HBO

 In Production

2009-2011    
ATLANTIS Moonlighting/BBC dir. Tony Mitchell
Role: Ariad    
     
2007 - 2009    
WORLD UNSEEN Enlightenment Productions/Do Productions dir. Shamim Sarif
Role: Farah    
     
THE DEAL Moonlighting dir.Steven Schacter
Role: Gabriella    
     
DISGRACE Rapidtrade dir. Steven Jacobs
Role: Soraya    
     
SCORPION KING 2: Rise of a Warrior Universal Pictures/Film Afrika dir. Russell Mulcahy
Role: Astarte    
     
2004    
     
SUPERNOVA Film Afrika dir. John Harrison
Role: Host    
     
2002    
     
CONSEQUENCE Film Afrika dir. Tony Hickox
Role: Susan    
     
2001    
     
THE RED PHONE Philo Films dir. Jerry Jameson
Role: Esme    

TELEVISION AND VOICE:

2010    
     
NO RESERVATIONS MAGAZINE SHOW Voice Artist SABC3
THE A-LIST Voice Artist SABC3


 
 
 
TOP BILLING Guest Presenter SABC
     
     
2006-2009    
     
TROPIKA ISLAND OF TREASURE REALITY TV SHOW Host/Host E-TV
FREE SPIRIT Host SABC 2
PILLOW TALK Host SABC
     
2000 - 2006    
     
MARCOS HERNANDES MUSIC VID: Role: Featured  
DNA STRINGS MUSIC VID: Role: Lead  
INTERROGATION ROOM Fremantle Media dir. Tim Spring
Role: Dr Green    
COCA-COLA MEGA MILLIONS Host  
TOP BILLING Host SABC 2
THE COSMO SHOW Host M-Net
SOLO MUSIC PROGRAMME Host E-TV
INTERTAINMENT AFRICA Host E-TV
ROUTES Host E-TV

RADIO:

2006 – 2009
GOODHOPE FM – ON-AIR Host AND PRODUCER of ‘Cape Town after Dark’
(18H00 – 22H00)


1998 – 2006
P4 RADIO/HEART FM –ON-AIR Host AND PRODUCER of ‘Natalie@Nine’
(09H00 – 12H00)