Mncedisi Baldwin Shabangu was a playwright, director, and actor from South Africa. At the age of 53, he passed away. Let’s see how did he die, what happened, and what was Mncedisi Shabangu Cause of Death.
How did Mncedisi Shabangu die?
South African actor, playwright, and theatre director Mcendisi Shabangu, who played Khulekani Ngobese in the e.tv soapie Rhythm City, has died, according to Actor Spaces. The actor Shabangu passed away in the early hours of this morning, according to a statement from the family provided by actor Spaces.
The playwright and theatre director Mcendisi Shabangu, who won a SAFTA for his portrayal of Khulekani Ngobese in Rhythm City, passed suddenly on Sunday, July 24, at the age of 53, according to TV Mzansi.
Mthokozisi Shabangu, a family member, told Mpumalanga News that Mncedisi died at his house in KaNyamazane at around 2:00 a.m.
We are unable to provide additional information, but further details will be made public as soon as the family and elders hold a meeting. We still plan to get together as a family.
Mncedisi Shabangu cause of death
Mncedisi Shabangu cause of death is still unknown, according to the statement, because the family has not provided any other information.
“It is with great sadness that the Shabangu family informs you of the sudden of Mcendisi Baldwin Shabangu. He passed on in the early hours of this morning (24/07/2022).”
The family begs for privacy at this trying time and appreciates any condolence comments. Funeral and memorial plans will be revealed soon.
We have been trying to contact the family and relatives for comment yet still there is no response. Once if we get enough information about the actor’s cause of death, we will update this article.
On and off stage, Mncedisi took on a variety of roles.
Prior to this, he was well-known for his 2008 appearance as Skhumbuzo in the second season of the SABC3 drama series The Lab.
Shabangu joined Market Theatre Laboratory in 1995, but acting on screen wasn’t his sole interest. Over the years, he has written and starred in various honorable theatre, film, and television productions.
Tributes to Mncedisi Shabangu
On Sunday, South Africans swarmed social media to express their condolences to the actor’s family and recall some of the actor’s most memorable performances.
Thembisa Liyema Nxumalo (Nèe Mdoda) tweeted, We can never forget Ta Mnce’s performance in Tshepang and Sizwe Banzi is Dead. A masterclass. His biggest performance was how he loves and nurtured the arts, and all of us in it. He made the time. He was a good, good person, and friend. Silahlekelwe.
Ntombiyomnotho questioned Mncedisi Shabangu is no more? Njani? Our thespian has fallen. Our lives are made so much poorer. South African Theatre has lost one of its greats.
Michelle Constant said, Have just heard of the passing of an energetic amazing man. Our lives are made so much poorer. I have gutted #RIPMncedisiShabangu Kindness to the family.
Sisekho_iGorhakazi tweeted, Seeing this man on stage @MarketTheatre when I was 18 was the deciding factor for me. I left certain that I wanted to be an actress and that theatre was worth the trouble because of his work. South African Theatre has lost a giant. What a talent!
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