Actor Shona Ferguson passes on from COVID-19 related complications

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Television actor and executive producer Shona Ferguson has passed on due to COVID-19 related complications.

Ferguson is the co-owner of the production company, Ferguson Films, which has produced shows including, among others, Rockville, The Queen, Igazi, The River, and The Herd.

As an actor, Ferguson starred in some of South Africa’s best soapies including Generations as Ace, as Dr. Leabua on Muvhango in 2006, and Tyson on Isidingo’s Season 1.

The Botswana-born actor went on to play JB Bogatsu on the Ferguson Film’s Rockville, Jerry Maake on the Queen, and Simon Masire on Kings of Joburg. Ferguson’s career has not been without obstacles.

Last month he took to Twitter to reflect.


Ferguson has been married to actress and co-owner of Ferguson Films, Connie, since 2001.