South african legendary Actress Mary Twala has passed away at the age of 80. The legend is leaving a legacy of a long career and inspiration.
Twala’s son, actor, choreographer and TV presenter Somizi Mhlongo shared and confirmed her passing on Instagram today.
“We have lost a unique talent and an endearing human being whose performances brought to life the meaning of being South African, and appealed to South Africans of all generations. We will miss her dearly.”-President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Twala passed away around 11:00 at Parklane private hospital.” as I was on my way to drop off her gown and a few minutes earlier the doctor called to say come she’s up and jolly now. I arrived a few minutes late.”-said Somizi.
The veteran actress in January suffered a heart attack, which is reported to have slowed her down till to date when we hear this dreadful news of her passing.
REST IN POWER MAMA TWALA