Service for TV’s Callie this week

2008-02-18 00:00

Johannesburg — Isidingo actress Ashley Callie is to be cremated in Johannesburg this week at a private service for family.

Her agent, Mairi Surtees-Cameron, said a memorial service for her colleagues and the public would be held later in the week.

Callie, a key player in the popular SABC3 soap, died on Friday, from brain injuries sustained in a car crash the previous Friday.

Shortly after the crash, the show announced that the plot directly related to Callie’s character will be changed.

Meanwhile, Arts and Culture Minister Pallo Jordan has expressed his condolences.

“Callie was special. Her life exemplified African talent that came to the fore after the end of apartheid,” he said in a statement.

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