Thursday, February 1, 2018

Veteran actor David Phetoe, the original Paul Moroka in SABC1's Generations, dead at 85.

Veteran actor David Phetoe who played the original Paul Moroka on SABC1's primetime hit weekday soap Generations has died. He was 85.

David Phetoe will mostly be remembered for his role as the original father of Archie and Karabo Moroka on Mfundi Vundla's Generations.

He also had a TV role in the SABC1 sitcom 'Sgudi 'Snaysi, and besides theatre roles also appeared in films like Cry, the beloved Country.

David Phetoe became ill and was taken to hospital where he died.

The SABC in a statement says "David Phetoe has contributed enormously to the country's entertainment industry, thus assisting the SABC in fulfilling its mandate to inform, entertain and educate our audiences".

"The SABC's board, management and staff would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the Phetoe family, friends and fans.