Born and raised in South Africa, Terblanche starred in her country's number-one soap opera, Egoli -- Place of Gold
. Her theater credits include The Glass Menagerie
, Hear Ye, Hear Ye
, and Ten Times Worse on Friday
. She also starred in the South African film, Three Thieves and a Wedding
, and was crowned the 1991 Miss Teen South Africa.
Terblanche trained at the School for Art, Ballet and Drama and the Academy for Drama and Arts. She speaks numerous languages, including French, Italian, and Russian.
During her spare time, Terblanche likes to swim, dance and horseback ride.
Spin City, Episode 2.8 "My Life is a Soap Opera"
November 12, 1997
All My Children
Princess Gillian Andrassy
August 21, 1997
to October 2, 2001
; August 24, 2011
Egoli: Place of Gold [South African series]
1992 - 1995
Three Thieves and a Wedding
Miss Teen South Africa
Appeared in 1999 Jockey underwear ad campaign along with other ABC Daytime stars.
PLACE OF BIRTH: Rusterburg, South Africa
DATE OF BIRTH: January 7, 1977
: Beloved character shot and killed. [Jun 18, 2001]
: TerBlanche staying... for a while. [Jul 16, 2001]
: TerBlanche's Gillian to make AMC exit. [Sep 10, 2001]
: ABC confirms Esta TerBlanche will return. [Aug 1, 2011]