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Afrikaans actor commits suicide

2012-03-10 22:18
 
Johannesburg - Afrikaans actor Andrew Thompson, who was best known for his roles in Bakgat, Roepman and Mollie & Wors, has committed suicide.

Rapport tweeted on Saturday that the well-known actor had taken his own life on Friday.

A friend apparently found his body in his flat in Cresta, Randburg.

He played the role of Theunis in Molly & Wors, and was also known for his roles in numerous television series, including Generations, 7de Laan, Binnelanders and Hartland.

He also acted in theatre productions and appeared in television commercials.

Tributes poured in for Thompson on Twitter.
 

- News24

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