Vaughan Gardiner is a South African singer/songwriter and actor best known to television audiences for his debut television acting role as Gerhard Naude in the kykNET drama series Hartland, in 2011.
He released his debut album, Who I Am, in 2009 and was nominated for Best Newcomer at the Automotive News and Vonk Awards. He was also nominated in the Solo category at the 2010 MK Awards.
Born in Sandton, Johannesburg, Vaughan was raised in Cape Town. He matriculated from the Curro private school in Durbanville. He later attended Stellenbosch University.
His feature film debut was in the 2011 film Platteland.