Legendary Actor Sam Phillips Dies May his soul rest in peace!

Post main imageAnother local and legendary actor Sam Phillips, has reportedly passed away. News of his passing has sent shockwaves across all social media platforms and messages of condolences are pouring in to his family and friends.

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Media mogul and TV actress Connie Ferguson, who worked with him in numerous productions, took to her Instagram to share the news of his passing and paid tribute to him.

“Papa Sam!๐Ÿ˜ญ We are losing legends!๐Ÿ’” This is too much! What does one even say now!๐Ÿฅฒ Thank you, papa Sam for who you were to us! What you will continue to represent! Thank you for your talent, your humility, your sense of humor, your professionalism, and for just being a father to all of us. This is a sad sad loss.๐Ÿ’” Rest In Power Papa.๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ You continue to live on through your work and for that we are eternally grateful.๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ.”His family has not yet released a statement on his passing and when they do, we will share it in due course. Sam was a prolific actor whose career spanned several decades. His latest project was on The Ferguson’s series Kings of Joburg. The 6-part series Kings Of Joburg was recently picked up by Netflix, and it premiered on December 4th. Sam starred as Shona Ferguson’s father, who plays a lead role in the series. The 72-year-old is also an Oscar nominee for the lead role he portrayed in Senzeni na?

The local entertainment industry suffered major losses this week. This follows the passing of Lindiwe Dlovu who passed on Monday morning. Her family confirmed her passing through a statement. “It is with heavy hearts and unimaginable sadness that we bring you the news of Lindiwe Thembeka Ndlovu passing in her home this morning 11th January,โ€ reads the statement.

The family did not reveal the circumstances surrounding her cause of death but they have described her as an unsung incredible actress who lived a huge space in the creative world of acting. โ€œHer bright, large burning light has gone out and we are devastated to bring you this sad news. To us Lindiwe was family but to many, she was so much more,โ€ said her family.