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Veteran actor Ron Smerczak dies (69)

2019-05-13 11:55
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Johannesburg – The South Africa Guild of Actors (SAGA) on Sunday mourned the loss of veteran actor Ron Smerczak. 

Tweeting about the star's death, the official SAGA account wrote: "SAGA mourns the passing of the veteran actor and industry stalwart Ron Smerczak. His love for Shakespear, stage, TV and film defined his decades of service to the industry. We remember him as a friend, mentor and inspiration and we offer our heartfelt condolences to his family." 

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SAGA Chair, actor Jack Devnarain, also paid tribute to Ron in a heartfelt post. 

"That moment when you think back to the last time you spoke to someone for whom you have the greatest respect & admiration – you agreed to coffee & catch up. Then he's gone… actor, icon, legend & guide #RonSmerczak is no more. He's performing for the Bard tonight," he shared. 

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Ron Smerczak was 69 at the time of his death.

The actor's extensive career included roles in Cry, The Beloved Country, the TV series Shaka Zulu and the film American Eagle

Further details surrounding his death are not yet known.