Veteran actor Patrick Ndlovu has died at the age of 85. Ndlovu was known for his role as the ruthless principal of Yizo Yizo. It is currently screening on Netflix.
“We are deeply saddened by the passing of legendary actor Patrick Ndlovu, whose acting career spanned more than four decades. We were proud to represent such a consummate professional and majestic talent.
“He was a kind and gentle man, always ready with a smile even when times were tough. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife, family, and friends,”
reads the statement. Born in Mohlakeng, outside Randfontein on the West Rand, Ndlovu’s journey into acting followed his initial passion for jazz music during his teenage years. He achieved immense success in the entertainment industry, captivating audiences with his remarkable performances and leaving an indelible mark on South African television.
News of Ndlovu’s untimely demise has sent shock waves across social media platforms, where fans and fellow actors are sharing their condolences and celebrating his extraordinary contributions to the acting world. Many express their deep love and admiration for the late actor, recognizing him as a beloved figure in the industry.
As of now, the details surrounding Ndlovu’s death remain unclear, with no official information regarding the cause being communicated to the media. The loss of this talented and beloved actor leaves a void in the hearts of many, but his legacy and the impact he made on South African television will forever be remembered. Rest in peace, Patrick Ndlovu.