Garth Collins is a castaway from Survivor South Africa: Santa Carolina.


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Claim to Fame: The show has been off air for many years, but people of all ages still stop in their tracks when they spot Granite, the formidable villain from Gladiators. Garth is not only an action man. He has exhibited his acting skills in television productions such as Springbok Challenge 2; Villa Rosa; Kompleks; and most recently as 'Dries' on Getroud Met Rugby. On the big screen, Garth featured in a number of feature films including Mr Bones (2001); Berserker (2001); Red Water (2003); and Mercenary (2006).
Age: 40s
Home Life: Engaged, two children, one grandchild.
Charity: South African Guide Dogs Association - an organisation that seeks to enhance the mobility; independence; and dignity of blind and partially sighted people and to advocate the recognition and protection of the rights of all persons with disabilities.
Factoid: He was one of the celebrity contestants on the fifth season of the reality dance competition Strictly Come Dancing. His professional dance partner was former winner, Hayley Bennett. Garth holds a Shodan (first Dan) in Shotokan and is a previous power lifting South African record holder in the deadlift (300-kgs).
Why he could win: Most people would like to stay close to a muscle-man on a deserted island.

Survivor South Africa

Voting History

Garth's Voting History
Episode Garth's
Voted Against
1 Jub Jub Craig, GiGi, Gys,
Hanna, Jub Jub, Okkert, Sade
Voted Out, Day 3




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