Timo Crane is a versatile role player in the Industry. His credits range from Acting and Modeling to Producing, Directing and Presenting. He holds an Honors degree in Drama and Film Studies and also a degree in BSc Microbiology; both obtained from the University of Pretoria. During his studies, Timo was also a Presenter at TuksFM ,where he hosted “The LunchBreak”, “The MoviePlatform” and “The South African Music Show.”
On television, Timo and his twin brother had lead roles in the Rand Merchant Bank “Twins” television campaign. Timo also featured in Deon Opperman’s period TV series “Donkerland” (KykNet) in 2013. Other on screen credits include “Miracle Rising” (History Channel), “Geraamtes in die Kas” (SABC2) and “Binneland” (KykNet)
On the stage he has been seen in “Giselle” (State Theatre) and “Super Circus” a travelling children’s theatre production. Timo doubled as Brabantio and as Lodovico in Shakespeare’s Othello (UP), and portrayed the Nazi Captain in Martin Sherman’s “Bent” (UP). He also produced,co-wrote and starred in “Giftig”, which opened to spectacular reviews at The National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. His ATKV Tienertoneel play, “Versout”, earned him awards in Writing, Directing, Stage Design, Ensemble and Costume design.
Timo has a passion for short films and has produced and co-produced a range of award winning short films. These include “Kode Rooi” (2013)- Best Afrikaans Film; “Marais” (2014) –Best Script; “Lilith: Genesis One” (2014)- Best Film, Official selection of 5 International film festivals and “Twee Jaar”(2015)- Best Script, 2nd Place Best Film JHB. Timo also starred in the short film “The Star Gazers”, which won Best Film at the FTMA Film festival in the USA.
Timo has seen great success on the entrepreneurial landscape. He is the founder of two companies, namely: Two’s a Company Productions, a film and TV production company; and also Crane Apparel which produces proudly South African #Actormade wooden watches and leather bags. The success of Crane Apparel lead to Timo being named as one of the Top 10 Dreamtrepreneurs in South Africa by The Richard Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship, The British Council and Cliff Central.
Height: 1.81 Waist: 30 Shoe: 9 Hair: Ash Blonde Eyes: Hazel Green