Roxane Hayward is a South African film and television actress, model and singer who was born on 7th May 1991. Roxane Josephine Hayward as she was formerly called at birth has appeared in numerous South African, British and American television shows which include Leonardo (TV series) for CBBC and Beaver Falls (TV series) for E4 as well as feature films, including Death Race 3: Inferno, produced by Universal Pictures.
Roxane was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. With her parents support to take up acting as a career, she started her theatrical training at the age of six along with dancing, singing and piano lessons. At that tender age, she joined her first acting agency and then booked her first television commercial. After high school, Roxane started studying drama, dancing and musical theatre
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By the time she was eleven, she was cast in her first television commercial in 2002 and then started her acting career in the CBC television drama series Jozi-H in which she played a young, troubled teenager named Daphne who was admitted into the Johannesburg General Hospital for a drug overdose. Roxane also had a guest role in Episode 9 of the series titled ‘Smile’ which premiered in 2006 and ran for one season. Shortly after filming Jozi-H, she appeared in SABC’s Isidingo as a young victim of abuse named Chloe.
Roxane made her first appearance on British television in 2011 playing the role of a summer camp counselor in the Channel 4 comedy series Beaver Falls. Hayward was then cast as a supporting role in her first feature film Death Race 3: Inferno,
In 2012, Roxane landed her first lead role on international television in the CBBC series Leonardo which was produced by triple BAFTA award winning independent television production company, Kindle Entertainment.
In 2014, Hayward was cast as the role of Irin in the NBC series Dominion. She appears in the episodes Broken Places and Godspeed.
In 2015, Roxane played the role of Susanna White in the Nat Geo scripted two-part movie event Saints and Strangers, produced by Sony Pictures Television, which premiered in November 2015.