Linda Sokhulu was born on September 13, 1976 in Durban, however she spent her formative years in Umlazi.She attended St. Anne’s Diocesan College in Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal near Pietermaritzburg (1990-1993) before attending Cambridge College in 1994 then studied fashion at Technikon Natal.
Starting in 2004, Sokhulu played “Cleo Khuzwayo” in Generations. In 2013, Sokhulu starred in her first feature film, Felix, and played the role of the mother of an aspiring teenage saxophonist. She got nominated for best actress at SAFTA and Africa Movie Academy Awards.The film also won awards at Durban International Film Festival, where it was described as “a worthy contender with any Hollywood blockbuster”.In 2007, she played “Nomathemba” in local soap Ubizo: The Calling. In 2008, she play “Pamela” in Sokhulu & Partners.
In 2014, she received best actress nomination at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards.
She played the role of Ziyanda on Rhythm City.
Generations (2004 – 2007)
A Place Called Home (2006)
Ubizo: The Calling (2007)
Shreds and Dreams (2010 & 2014)
Rhythm City (2019)
2012 Golden Horn Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role in a TV drama
2016 Golden Horn Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role in a TV drama
2016 Golden Horn Award for Best Supporting Actress in a TV soap
2017 Golden Horn Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role in a TV drama
Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role