SA legend, Sam Philips is dead

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South African legend, Sam Philips was introduced lifeless on Saturday morning, sixteenth of January, 2021.

The actor was confirmed lifeless on Connie Ferguson’s Instagram web page, as she mourned and paid tribute to him.

Sam had nice strikes within the appearing trade and it’s scooped him superb recognitions.

“Papa Sam!😭 We’re shedding legends!💔 That is an excessive amount of! What does one even say now!🥲 Thanks papa Sam for who you have been to us! What you’ll proceed to symbolize! Thanks on your expertise, your humility, your humorousness, your professionalism and for simply being a father to all of us. It is a unhappy unhappy loss.💔 Relaxation In Energy Papa.🙏🏾 You proceed to reside on by way of your work and for that we’re eternally grateful,” Connie stated.

In line with TVSA, right here’s a few of his works and achievement:

Sam is a actor, author, music composer, director and producer finest recognized for his function as Odwa on the eighth season of the SABC1 drama sequence Soul Metropolis, in 2007. He additionally starred as Kgosi Rratladi Tladi, the sensible chief of the Tladi clan, within the M-Web cleaning soap opera The Wild, from 2011-2012.

Sam caught the appearing bug at Langa Excessive College in Cape City. He joined the non-racial Folks’s House Theatre in 1974, and performed within the first multi-racial manufacturing Lysistrata on the House. He carried out within the first black manufacturing of The Sacrifice of Kreli and joined the Market Theatre in 1971 with the Service provider of Venice.

He has additionally featured in worldwide performs like Athol Fugard’s Grasp Herold and the Boys in New Orleans, Selaelo Maredi’s Absolom’s Music with the Los Angeles Theatre and a essential supporting function in Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls.

He’s an Oscar nominee for enjoying the lead in Senzeni na?, which was nominated for Finest Brief Story with the American Movie Establishment (AFI) in 1990.

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