Veteran actor Aubrey Moalosi has died.
Moalosi, 70, died on Sunday afternoon due to Covid-19 related illness, his son Mothibedi Moalosi confirmed. The Lesotho-born legendary film, stage and TV actor portrayed the role of Ali Mazwai in Soul City up to season six.
The focus of Soul City 2 was health and development. Issues addressed include HIV/AIDS, smoking, tuberculosis, youth sexual health issues, land and housing.
Moalosi, who was described as a funny person, began his acting journey at Gibson Kente School of Acting in Dube alongside Darlington Michaels. He also acted in shows such as Generations, Muvhango, Never Say Goodbye, Zabalaza and Drum Beat.
In film, he appeared in Cry Freedom and Good Man in Africa. Moalosi was also part of the original cast of Percy Mtwa’s stage show Bopha! that premiered at the Market Theatre in Newtown in 1985. He also acted in Zakes Mda’s play The Hill.