South African filmmaker, Shona Ferguson, dies from COVID-19 complications

South African filmmaker, Shona Ferguson, dies from COVID-19 complications

Popular Batswana-born South African actor and executive producer, Shona Ferguson, has been reported dead.

The 47-year-old Rockville actor and husband to producer and actress, Connie Ferguson, died at Milpark Hospital on Friday due to Covid-19 related complications.

A statement from his family said, "It is with great sadness that we confirm the passing of Mr Shona Ferguson. He passed away at noon today (Friday, 30 July 2021). Mr. Ferguson's untimely passing was due to Covid-19 related complications, and not a heart operation as reported in the media. We ask that you give the family time to process this painful loss and respect their space during this time."

Ferguson acted in shows such as Kings of Joburg, The Queen and Muvhango among others.

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