Best known for his roles in shows and films like Stuur Groete Aan Mannetjies Roux, Sonkring, Paljas, Roepman, Vyfster and Koöperasiestories, South African actor Paul Eilers reportedly died of a heart attack on Friday afternoon in Oudsthoorn.
Yahoo News cites several Facebook posts confirming the news by people who had previously worked with Eilers.
Film producer Piet de Jager confirmed the news and actress Charlenè Brouwer paid tribute in a post while the local publication Oudtshoorn Courant shared the news in a post.
Die bekende akteur, Paul Eilers is vanmiddag oorlede. Volgens voorlopige inligting het hy aan 'n hartaanval beswyk….
RIP Paul Eilers. Vyfster, Sonkring, Roepman. Part of my DNA. Thank you. pic.twitter.com/ZUVJ4r6aJg
— karien jordaan (@kopereend) June 28, 2019
— elmarie truter (@TruterElmarie) June 29, 2019
No further information is currently available.
(Compiled by Kaunda Selisho)