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Andrew Thompson's Best Roles

2012-03-12 08:19
Young South African actor Andrew Thompson committed suicide on Friday March 9. He was 26.

Thompson played roles in many South African films and theatre productions. At the time of his death he was working on the upcoming Boer War film, Verraaiers.

He was also nominated for a Safta this year for his role as Hein in Roepman, a film adaptation of the Jan van Tonder novel of the same name.

We take a look at some of his best-loved movies.

Andrew as Hein, Timus's new friend who also happens to be one of the town bullies.

Stoute Boudjies
Andrew played the travelling magician Herman Putter. Watch out for his show-stealing scene around the 1:00 mark.

Andrew played JJ, the evil mogul's dim-witted son.

Andrew as Fanie Vorster, your average sex-crazed teenager.

Vaatjie Sien Sy Gat
Andrew as Vaatjie's trusty sidekick.

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