Magda van Biljon Biography: Husband, Age, Films, Television Shows, Pictures

Magda van Biljon
Magda van Biljon had a role in the TV thriller Samaritaan in the 1990s.


Magda van Biljon (born in March 1946) is a South African actress and television presenter. She is best known as Aunt Magda at the Afrikaans children’s variety program Wielie-Walie.

Magda is also a producer of documentaries and director. She has appeared in many other television productions and films.

Magda van Biljon
Magda van Biljon biography
Magda van Biljon is a veteran South African actress.
Quick Facts
Full Name:Magda van Biljon
Born:March 1946 (age 77 years old)
Nationality:South African
Spouse:Zack du Plessis (m. ?-2011)
Occupation:Actress, TV presenter
Popular role:Aunt Magda in Wielie-Walie

Early Life

Veteran television personality Magda van Biljon was born in March 1946.


Magda van Biljon is an actress and television presenter. Many know her for playing aunt Magda from the Afrikaans children’s program, Wielie-Walie.

Biljon has been in the television and movie industry for a long time. She appeared in the 1975 film Liefste Veertjie and the 1992 film Die Prince van Pretoria.

In 2012, she was a cast member of the one-hour drama Lien se Lankstaanskoene as Malie Dry. The movie starred actors like Carmen Pretorius, Franci Swanepoel, and Tiaan Kelderman.

In the 1985 drama Agter Elke Man, Magda van Biljon portrayed Mrs. Simpson. Magda had a role in the TV thriller Samaritaan in the 1990s.

Her documentary program on Bushmen was commended at the French Film Festival for Women.



  • Lien se lankstaanskoene (2013) as Malie Dry
  • Liefste Veertjie (1975) 
  • Die Prince van Pretoria (1992) as Society Lady

Television Shows

  • Wielie-Walie as the presenter, aunt Magda
  • Agter Elke Man as Mrs. Simpson

Personal Life

Magda van Biljon was the wife of the late South African actor Zack du Plessis

Her husband was a famous actor best known for playing Frikkadel in Vetkoekpaleis. She lost her husband to cancer on June 15, 2011