South African legendary actor and director Nyembezi Kunene has died aged 57.
After a long battle with diabetes, the actor died on Saturday night at the Lesedi Hospital in Soweto.
An actor and director he had been in the entertainment industry for nearly 30 years. Among some of Kunene’s better known roles was the security guard Macingwane he played in the popular sitcom Emzini Wezinsizwa.
Some might remember him as the flamboyant Malume Jabulani on Generations.
Kunene is survived by his wife and four children.