Cobus Visser (Photo: Liz Meiring Facebook, supplied by Willie Esterhuysen & Pieter Esterhuysen)
Cape Town - Celebrated South African actor Cobus Visser has died. He was 70.
The popular actor played the role of Brand Louw in Willie Esterhuizen's latest comedy series Huis Lelieveld, which will premiere on kykNet (DStv 144) on Wednesday.
His good friend and colleague, Liz Meiring confirmed the news on Facebook on Monday, writing: "Cobus Visser died early this morning. He is freed. Thank you to those who helped and cared."
"My heart has a big hole. We've walked a long road together for 35 years. But he is freed. And that is all the matters," Liz wrote.