Ronnie Nyakale: Generations, The Legacy actor Cosmo Diale’s age, shocks Mzansi.
Actor Ronnie Nyakale is famous for playing the role of Cosmo Diale on Generations The Legacy SABC 1 soapie opera. His age has been questioned due to the familiarity of his face on our screens; Ronnie Nyakale debuted our screens as gangster Papa Action on SABC 1 Yizo Yizo.
On Generations The Legacy, Ronnie plays Cosmo, the male guardian of the Diale family; and young brother to Lucy – the role played by Manaka Ranaka. Frequently overshadowed and controlled by his sister, Cosmo can be unruly; he is an intelligent gangster who is up to every task. His primary weakness is dating; despite being charming and soft-spoken, Cosmo Diale is unmarried and struggles to find true love.
Ronnie Nyakale – Cosmo Diale real age
Ronnie Nyakale was born in 1973 in Soweto, Gauteng; he is currently age 48 but plays the role of young brother to Lucy Diale – Manaka Ranaka, born on 6 April 1979 and aged 42. In real life, Cosmo is six years older than Lucy.
Dubbed the ultimate gangster of Mzansi soapies, Ronnie Nyakale played Ben “Papa Action” Mokoena on Yizo Yizo and Ding Dong on Rhythm City. The multi-award winner lives a contrast life to his onscreen roles; in real life, Ronnie Nyakale is a married father of one; he is married to wife Lebogang Mashilo. Popularly known for his softness and eagerness to spend time with his legion of fans, Cosmo is one of the celebrities who always have time to take selfies with fans.
He is a businessman on Generations The Legacy, where he owns the fast-food restaurant Skaftin Chicken. Off screens, he owns retail chain stores and has business interests in real estate.
Ronnie Nyakale Accolades
Won Best Supporting Actor in a TV Drama Series for his role as Khaya in Fallen at the 2012 South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTA)
Best Supporting Actor Award in Drama Series category at the NTVA Avanti Awards
Nominated for the Best Actor Award in the TV Drama category at the 2010 South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTA)
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