Mary Makgatho has died

Mary Makgatho has died following complications from a fall in July, this was confirmed by her family  and later her casting manager, Carlynn de Waal-Smit. Mary Makgatho had and enduring role as Esther Mamoruti Tlhong on the SABC 2 sitcom Ga Re Dumele. Down the years she has also appeared Yizo Yizo, Generations, Rhythm City, Gazs’lam and more recently’s eKasi: Our Stories.

“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,” Carlynn de Waal-Smit.

“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,” Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa said on Twitter.


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