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Television actor and director MacDonald Ndodana Mathunjwa passes on

By Edward Tsumele

Film, stage and television actor MacDonald Ndodana Mathunjwa has died.

The actor died early Monday morning, 31, 2021. At the time of going to publication it was not clear what the cause of his death is, and funeral details had not been released.

A well known face especially on TV where he played prominent  roles, the industry is mourning the actor’s passing.

Mathunjwa, a talented actor, producer and director best known for acting roles in Home Affairs, Generations, Soul City, Intsika and Bones of Bones amongst others, passed away in the early hours of Monday morning, May the 31st.

““Gauteng MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation Mbali Hlophe has learned with shock and sadness of the passing of acting giant MacDonald Ndodana Mathunjwa.

 Offering her condolences, MEC Hlophe said:” uBab Mathunjwa has been an epitome of acting excellence and was very authentic in the roles he played, whether it was on television or theatre. The department, through the Gauteng Film Commission, was honoured to have worked with him in producing a South African short film “Uzozwa Ngami,”. said a statement released by the MEC for Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation in Gauteng Mbali Hlophe.

Mathunjwa, a talented actor, producer and director best known for acting roles in Home Affairs, Generations, Soul City, Intsika and Bones of Bones amongst others, passed away in the early hours of Monday morning, May the 31st.

 “On behalf of the people of Gauteng, we want to extend our heartfelt condolences to the Mathunjwa family, friends and the entire performing arts industry. May his soul rest in eternal peace”, MEC Mbali Hlophe.

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