Remembering Veteran Thespian Patrick Ndlovu: A Legendary Actor Passes Away at 85
Patrick Ndlovu, the esteemed veteran actor, has tragically passed away at the age of 85. Known for his unforgettable role as the ruthless principal in the popular Netflix series “Yizo Yizo,” Ndlovu captivated audiences with his powerful performances. His most recent contribution to the small screen was his portrayal of Sizwe Moloi in SABC 1’s beloved drama series “Zone 14.”
Patrick Ndlovu passes away, agency confirms
The details surrounding Ndlovu’s untimely demise remain unclear. However, his agency has officially confirmed the sad news and expressed their deep sorrow.
“We are deeply saddened by the passing of legendary actor, Patrick Ndlovu, whose acting career spanned more than four decades. We were proud to represent such a consummate professional and majestic talent. He was a kind and gentle man, always ready with a smile even when times were tough. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife, family, and friends,” reads the statement from his agency.
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A Multifaceted Talent
Born in Mohlakeng, just outside Randfontein on the West Rand, Ndlovu’s journey into the entertainment industry took a unique path. While his eventual fame stemmed from his exceptional acting skills, his first passion lay in music. As a teenager, he thrived as a jazz musician, showcasing his talent and passion for the art form.