South African actor and director, Nyembezi Kunene, has died at the age of 57.
He was best known for his role as Jabulani Dlomo on SABC1’s soapie, Generations starring from 2007 to 2009.
He is also known for the character Dollar he played on Scandal!
According to a Facebook post written by Kunene’s son, Sonqoba, the actor died on Saturday night at the Lesedi Hospital in Soweto after a long battle with diabetes.
He wrote: “You fought a great fight, a hero to the end. We will miss you Nyemza. This is the final curtain call, after decades spent entertaining South African audiences. You stayed true to your craft till the end. You were a great father and your teachings will live on…”