Veteran actress Mary Makgatho dies

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Actress and media personality artist Mary Makgatho during an interview on August 01, 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Actress and media personality artist Mary Makgatho during an interview on August 01, 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Actress and media personality artist Mary Makgatho during an interview on August 01, 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Actress and media personality artist Mary Makgatho during an interview on August 01, 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

JOHANNESBURG – Veteran actress Mary Makgatho has died.

She passed away in the early hours of Monday morning after being admitted to hospital a few weeks ago.

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Makgatho was a seasoned actress whose acting credits include Rhythm City, Generations, Yizo Yizo and numerous radio and TV adverts, and voiceovers over more than three decades.

Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa on Monday morning conveyed his condolences to Makgatho’s loved ones.

“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.