Manaka Ranaka

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6, 1979
Birth Sign
6, 1979 (age 40)


South African actress who became a household name by playing Lucy Diale on the popular SABC1 soap opera Generations: The Legacy. In 2007, she won the Golden Horn for Best Actress in a TV Comedy at the SAFTA Awards.

Before Fame

She got her start in theatre, appearing in productions of Drumstruck and Torong. She made her television debut in 2002.


In December 2015, she tragically struck and killed 18-year-old student Millicent Mbonanis with her car.

Family Life

She is the sister of radio and television personality Dineo Ranaka. She has daughters named Katlego and Naledi.

Associated With

She was featured on the third season of Zaziwa, hosted by Pearl Modiadie.