Die Byl (2016)


The unit specializes in the investigation of serial murders and is led by Van der Bijl, a former murder and robbery detective who gained fame for his handling of several high-profile cases. Each episode focuses on a serial killer. The main character, Colonel Piet van der Bijl, also known as Die Byl, is loosely modeled on the famous ex-detective Piet Byleveld.

  1. Hein Eksteen


Series Cast

  1. Waldemar Schultz as Kolonel Piet van der Bijl

    Waldemar Schultz

    Kolonel Piet van der Bijl

    57 Episodes

  2. Lika Berning as Kaptein Lena Maree

    Lika Berning

    Kaptein Lena Maree

    57 Episodes

  3. Marvin-Lee Beukes

    Sersant Juan Stuurman

    57 Episodes

  4. Milan Murray as Advokaat Nicky van As

    Milan Murray

    Advokaat Nicky van As

    57 Episodes

  5. Eric Nobbs

    Dokter Fritz Barnard

    37 Episodes

  6. Trudy van Rooy

    Dokter Shani van Rooi

    34 Episodes

  7. Tertius Meintjes as Generaal Neels van As

    Tertius Meintjes

    Generaal Neels van As

    27 Episodes

  8. Amalia Uys as Jo Verwey

    Amalia Uys

    Jo Verwey

    20 Episodes

  9. Barbara Marie Immelman as Ellie Bonthuys

    Barbara Marie Immelman

    Ellie Bonthuys

    17 Episodes

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Current Season

Season 5

2024 • 10 Episodes

Season 5 of Die Byl premiered on January 16, 2024.

Episode 8

(5x8, March 5, 2024)

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Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language Afrikaans


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