Legendary TV, film and theatre actor, Shaleen Surtie Richards has died this morning.
Iconic SA actress Shaleen Surtie-Richards has passed away aged 66 in her Joburg home. No cause of death has been given as yet.
Shaleen Surtie Richards unequivocally put her heart and soul into every character she portrayed. Her passion for acting has earned her global recognition.
Details surrounding her death are sketchy at this stage.
A representative from Elysian Management confirmed the news to TshisaLIVE but said further details would be released after meeting with Surtie-Richards’ family.
She had starring roles in Egoli, Generations, Fiela se Kind, Rockville, Swirl, 7 de laan, Villa Rosa, and multiple other roles on TV, film and theatre. he received many awards during her decades-long career, including a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2014 Royalty Soapie Awards.
May she rest in peace.
Details to follow.