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Television actor and executive producer Shona Ferguson dies of COVID-19 related complications.

Caleb Tayi

Ferguson is the co-owner of the production company, Ferguson Films

Television actor and executive producer Shona Ferguson has passed on due to COVID-19 related complications.

Ferguson is the co-owner of the production company, Ferguson Films, which has produced shows including, among others, Rockville, The Queen, Igazi, The River, and The Herd.

As an actor, Ferguson starred in some of South Africa’s best soapies including Generations as Ace, as Dr. Leabua on Muvhango in 2006, and Tyson on Isidingo’s Season 1.

The Botswana-born actor went on to play JB Bogatsu on the Ferguson Film’s Rockville, Jerry Maake on the Queen, and Simon Masire on Kings of Joburg.

The 47-year-old Rockville actor and husband to producer and actress Connie Ferguson died at Milpark Hospital on Friday afternoon, Ferguson Foundation spokesperson Conrad Mwanza confirmed to Ectoday news.

Mwanza said the actor, producer and director died due to Covid-19 related complications, and further details will be released later.

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