Shona Ferguson nominated for best lead actor for Kings of Joburg role

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Actor and producer Shona Ferguson has scored an international award nomination.
Actor and producer Shona Ferguson has scored an international award nomination.

As his wife often says, the #Sho does go on. The late actor, producer, and co-founder of Ferguson Films, Shona Ferguson has been nominated for an international award.

Shona got the nod for the Hollywood and African Prestigious Awards (HAPA) for best lead in a drama series for his role in Kings of Joburg. The series has also been nominated for Outstanding Drama Series in Africa.

The awards will be held on Sunday, 24 October at The Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles.

Read more | Country in shock as actor Shona Ferguson dies

Shona and his wife, Connie Ferguson ran one of the most successful production companies in South Africa.

Boasting with pride, Connie took to Instagram to share the news. 

"My dear husband, I always told you that you were my favorite actor to work with, and probably one of the most underrated in this country! Your talent was beyond! How you committed to each character you portrayed always left me in awe! You will never be forgotten! EVER! I have always been proud of you, and you continue to make us proud beyond the grave! God is good. Bravo Mr Sho," she wrote.

Shona passed away following Covid-19 complications on Friday, 30 July. 

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