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Shaleen Surtie-Richards passes on at age 66

Veteran TV and theatre actress, Shaleen Surtie Richards passes on at age 66.

The star is best known for her roles in Fiela se Kind (Fiela’s Child), Egoli: Place Of Gold, Supersterre, Loitering in Jozi, Rockville and Generations.

The news of her death was confirmed by a representative from Elysian Management.

The details of her death is yet to be known but more news will be released after meeting with Surtie-Richards’ family.

The representative added that they were in a state of shock and were still processing the news.

While Surtie-Richards was known for her decades of work in the performing arts, she qualified as a nursery school teacher and taught children before making her debut as an actress.

More recently, Surtie-Richards starred in the kykNet series Arendsvlei. 

 

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