10 South African Biographies You Should Know

5. Eyebags and Dimples by Bonnie Henna

Born in Soweto, Bonnie Henna was discovered at a bus stop at the age of 13on her way home from school by an agent who soon got her a job on the television series Viva Families.

She is now an internationally renowned actress with film credentials that most South Africans can only dream of. Her book Eyebags and Dimples is her shockingly naked account of how her depression almost robbed her of her shine and how she continues to fight this darkness.

She opens up about her past as a child, her relationship with her mother and how depression was generational in her maternal family.