Sandy Mokwena. (Photo: etv)
Mokwena was best-known for his role as Eddie Khumalo on the e.tv soapie Scandal!.
"The character was due to retire, so he is able to continue in our memories in this way," he said.
Mokwena's funeral will take place on 2 February at Grace Bible Church in Soweto. He will be laid to rest at Heroes Acre in West Park Cemetery, Johannesburg