Johannesburg - Film critic Leon van Nierop says well-known Afrikaans TV and film actor Andrew Thompson, who committed suicide on Friday, recently seemed to be depressed.
The 26-year-old actor's body was found in his flat in Cresta, Johannesburg, on Friday. He had hanged himself.
Sunday newspaper Rapport said Thompson's girlfriend found his body when she came to visit.
Van Nierop said he regarded Thompson as the greatest new talent in the Afrikaans film industry.
He was immensely talented and he had a bright future before him, he said.
24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.
Dance maker Ashley Killar chatted to Channel24 about what it takes to succeed in the tough career of professional dance. Read More »
The small village of McGregor, near Robertson, in the Western Cape is gearing up to host the 4th McGregor Poetry Festival which will take place from 26 to 28 August this year. Read More »
Then and Now.
New solo project.
Still to drop in 2016.
New album details.
6 of the best.
Local music videos.
Acts to watch in 2016.
South AfricaCity Press
Cape TownCity Press
HousesR 1 280 000
HousesR 3 500 000
HousesR 1 995 000