Former Rhythm City actress Mary Makgatho Passes Away

Veteran actress Mary Makgatho has passed away. She passed away in the early hours of Monday morning after being admitted to hospital a few weeks ago.

Arts and Culture Minister Mr Nathi Mthethwa tweeted in the early hours of today sending condolences.

“I’d like to extend my heartfelt condolences to the loved ones of veteran Actress and my dear friend Mary Makgatho, who has sadly passed on”- he said on social media.

Makgatho was a seasoned actress whose acting credits include Rhythm City, Generations, Yizo Yizo and numerous radio and TV adverts, and voice-overs over more than three decades.

According to Sunday World, she has also done numerous radio and TV adverts and voiceovers, as well as dramas when SABC had the monopoly on the small screen. She recently appeared on’s eKasi: Our Stories.

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