WATCH | 4 on-screen roles to remember late veteran actor, MacDonald Mathunjwa, by

play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
Veteran actor Macdonald Mathunjwa has passed away.
Veteran actor Macdonald Mathunjwa has passed away.
Twitter/ Pixel Perfect Productions

Veteran actor, MacDonald Mathunjwa, has passed away.

According to a report by Daily Sun, the 72-year-old succumbed to Covid-19 related complications in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Speaking to the publication, his daughter, Zanoxolo Mathunjwa, said that the actor was rushed to the hospital on Sunday after having difficulties with breathing.

READ MORE | 5 songs to remember Mam’ Sibongile Khumalo by

“My dad started having difficulty breathing late on Saturday and was rushed to the doctor the following day. The doctor wrote the letter for him to be transferred to the hospital and he was admitted immediately,” she said before revealing that he did not recover and passed on.

In honour of his contribution to our country's entertainment industry, we take a look at 4 of his most popular roles throughout his career:

1. Bab’ Jacob – Soul City


2. Tshibaphi – Intsika


3. Tat' uMkhokheli – iThemba


4. Rev Phiri – Bone of My Bones

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For only R75 per month, you have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today.
Subscribe to News24