By: Poelano Malema
Condolences are pouring in for South African actor David Butler, who has sadly passed away.
The legendary actor died on Thursday, 28 May 2021.
According to a statement released on Facebook, the legendary actor died peacefully surrounded by his family.
“Our beloved father, son, brother, grandfather and friend, David passed away peacefully this morning at around 10:30 am. He was surrounded by family in a room filled with love,” read the family statement posted on Facebook.
The actor was battling with cancer and was taking treatment.
“Although he had been ill, it is still, as is always the case, a huge shock. Nothing prepares one. We take comfort in the fact that David is reunited with his beautiful son,” read the statement.
Butler was an actor on popular South African soapies and dramas such as ‘Generations’, ‘Egoli’, and ‘Gomora’.
Image courtesy of Facebook/ @ Savingdavidbutler