Veteran actress Mary Makgatho has died


The family of actress Mary Makgatho has today (Monday) morning confirmed that the celebrated actress has died after complications from a fall in July.

Carlynn de Waal-Smit who’s Makgatho’s casting manager also confirmed that Makgatho died after spending the past few weeks in hospital.

“It’s true I just got off the phone with her sister Rose, who confirmed that she passed away. Mary was admitted into high care on 10 July after injuring herself after she fell,” Waal-Smit said.

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Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa took to Twitter to extend his condolences to her family.

“I’d like to extend my heartfelt condolences to the loved ones of veteran actress and my dear friend Mary Makgatho, who has sadly passed on,” he said.

The veteran actress was known for her roles in Yizo Yizo, Generations, Rhythm City and more recently’s eKasi: Our Stories.


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