Cape Town – Terry Pheto has added yet another accolade to her list of achievements.
The actress has been nominated for a Black Reel Award for her role as Winnie Mandela in the BET drama Madiba.
Terry received high praise internationally for her role in Madiba in which she stars alongside Laurence Fishburne.
She will go up against Sanaa Lathan, Loretta Devine, Oprah Winfrey and Nia Long in the Outstanding Actress, TV Movie/Limited series category.
This category features a group of talented queens who are all in contention for the top prize. Find out the winner on 8.3.17 . . . pic.twitter.com/gRWYUyOW2g— Black Reel Awards (@BlackReelAwards) July 6, 2017
Of the news Terry expressed her thanks and honour at the nomination.
OMG! What an honour! Thank you ?????? https://t.co/AxNI3XSrUz— Terry Pheto (@TerryPheto) July 6, 2017
In an interview with City Press earlier this year Terry revealed that it was her dream role.
"I think when you have a dream, it scares you sometimes. This is my dream role. It’s a role I’ve always wanted to portray." (Read more here)
Congratulations have been pouring in on Twitter with the Minister of Arts and Culture leading the pack.
In June Black Reel announced the launch of a spin-off award solely for the small screen, The Black Reel Awards for Television (BRATs).
The ceremony will be held on 3 August.