Veteran film and television actress Mary Twala has passed on. She died on Saturday morning in Netcare Park Lane Hospital according to her son Simizi Mhlongo’s Instagram post.
Twala, who was 80 years old at her time of passing had received multiple accolades including he National Order Award from president Cyril Ramaphosa in 2019.
She had stared in dozens of local television productions including Hlala Kwabafileyo, Generations, Yizo-Yizo, and Muvhango. On the big screen, she was also know for her role in Sarafina alongside with her son Somizi Mhlongo. Among other achievements, Mary Twala received an Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. She will be dearly missed. #GospelBuzz