John Howard van de Ruit (born 20 April 1975) is a South African novelist, actor, playwright and producer. He has been a professional actor, playwright and producer since 1998. He was born in Durban and educated at Michaelhouse, where he stayed in Founders House and from where he matriculated in 1993. He then went on to complete a master's degree in Drama and Performance at the then University of Natal.

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  • John Howard van de Ruit (born 20 April 1975) is a South African novelist, actor, playwright and producer. He has been a professional actor, playwright and producer since 1998. He was born in Durban and educated at Michaelhouse, where he stayed in Founders House and from where he matriculated in 1993. He then went on to complete a master's degree in Drama and Performance at the then University of Natal. He is best known for his collaboration with Ben Voss on the satirical sketch show Green Mamba which has toured extensively throughout Southern Africa since 2002. His first novel was published in 2005 by Penguin, entitled Spud. The book was a runaway success in South Africa. It won the 2006 Bookseller's Choice Award. The sequel Spud - The Madness Continues... was released in mid-2007. The third book Spud - Learning to Fly was released on 10 June 2009. The first book Spud has also been recorded as an audio book, read by the author. The 4th book Spud: Exit, Pursued by a Bear was released in 2012 on the 4th of August. Following the sale of the rights to film producer Ross Garland, the film Spud - the Movie was shot between March and April 2010, and released on 3 December 2010. Van der Ruit portrays the teacher, Mr Lennox, in a cameo role. (en)
  • John Howard van de Ruit (Durban, 20 de abril de 1975) actor, dramaturgo, productor teatral y novelista sudafricano conocido por su colaboración en el show satírico Green Mamba con Ben Voss.Estudió arte dramático en la Universidad de Natal. (es)
  • John Howard van de Ruit (* 20. April 1975 in Durban) ist ein südafrikanischer Autor und Schauspieler. Er wurde durch die Show Green Mamba mit Ben Voss bekannt und studierte Theater an der Universität von KwaZulu-Natal. (de)
  • John Howard van de Ruit (Durban, 20 avril 1975) est un acteur, producteur théâtral et écrivain sud-africain connu par le show satirique Green Mamba avec Ben Voss. Il a étudié l'art dramatique à l'Université du Natal. (fr)
  • conosciuto dalla sua collaborazione nel show Green Mamba con Ben Voss, studiò teatro nell'Università di Natale. (it)
  • John Howard van de Ruit (Durban, 20 april 1975) is een Zuid-Afrikaans acteur en schrijver. Hij studeerde aan de Universiteit van Natal. Met Ben Voss had hij een satirische sketchshow Green Mamba . In 2010 verscheen de film Spud, gebaseerd op zijn boek. (nl)
  • John Howard van de Ruit (Durban, 20 de abril de 1975) é um escritor e ator sul-africano conhecido pela sua colaboração no show satírico Green Mamba com Ben Voss. Estudou arte dramático na Universidade de Natal. (pt)
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  • John Howard van de Ruit in 2007, holding his book, Spud - The Madness Continues
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  • John Howard van de Ruit (Durban, 20 de abril de 1975) actor, dramaturgo, productor teatral y novelista sudafricano conocido por su colaboración en el show satírico Green Mamba con Ben Voss.Estudió arte dramático en la Universidad de Natal. (es)
  • John Howard van de Ruit (* 20. April 1975 in Durban) ist ein südafrikanischer Autor und Schauspieler. Er wurde durch die Show Green Mamba mit Ben Voss bekannt und studierte Theater an der Universität von KwaZulu-Natal. (de)
  • John Howard van de Ruit (Durban, 20 avril 1975) est un acteur, producteur théâtral et écrivain sud-africain connu par le show satirique Green Mamba avec Ben Voss. Il a étudié l'art dramatique à l'Université du Natal. (fr)
  • conosciuto dalla sua collaborazione nel show Green Mamba con Ben Voss, studiò teatro nell'Università di Natale. (it)
  • John Howard van de Ruit (Durban, 20 april 1975) is een Zuid-Afrikaans acteur en schrijver. Hij studeerde aan de Universiteit van Natal. Met Ben Voss had hij een satirische sketchshow Green Mamba . In 2010 verscheen de film Spud, gebaseerd op zijn boek. (nl)
  • John Howard van de Ruit (Durban, 20 de abril de 1975) é um escritor e ator sul-africano conhecido pela sua colaboração no show satírico Green Mamba com Ben Voss. Estudou arte dramático na Universidade de Natal. (pt)
  • John Howard van de Ruit (born 20 April 1975) is a South African novelist, actor, playwright and producer. He has been a professional actor, playwright and producer since 1998. He was born in Durban and educated at Michaelhouse, where he stayed in Founders House and from where he matriculated in 1993. He then went on to complete a master's degree in Drama and Performance at the then University of Natal. (en)
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