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Legendary actor Louis van Niekerk has died

TV legend Louis van Niekerk has died. The veteran actor succumbed to a short illness on Tuesday, February 7 around 5.15pm at the Netcare Milpark Hospital, Johannesburg. NvR Management confirmed the actor’s death in a statement on Tuesday saying: “It’s with deep sorrow that we heard tonight of Louis van Niekerk’s death.

“Sincere condolences to all his family, friends, and colleagues. Our culture and arts are poorer. A big tree fell today. The iconic van Niekerk worked in film, television, movies, and as a theatre director. He was best known in his latter years for his role as Festus in the kykNET soapie Getroud met Rugby.

Louis van Niekerk

The cause of death has not been made public. A short while ago he became ill, but was well taken care off by his doctor at Netcare Milpark Hospital. He spent a further two weeks there before he passed away peacefully yesterday, around 5.15pm,” said Schultz.

Source: jacarandafm

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