PRETORIA – Veteran actor Shona Ferguson passed on at Milpark hospital on Friday afternoon. He passed away at noon today and all the family is asking for at the moment is just to mourn in private.
Shona died from Covid-19 related complications, details around the death were not discussed as asked by the family members.
Ferguson, born Aaron Arthur Ferguson on 30 April 1974, started his acting career as Ace in the TV series Generations. In April 2006, he started acting in Muvhango as Dr Leabu. In March 2007, he left the Venda soap opera and starred as Itumeleng in The Wild from 2011 to 2013.
He started the production company Ferguson Films with his wife Connie Ferguson in 2010, who both starred in the company’s first TV production, Rockville.
Other TV appearances include The Queen, Isidingo: The Need, and Scandal!.
In 2020, Ferguson made his Netflix debut, partnering with the streaming service on the six-part series, Kings Of Joburg.
His family has released a statement of the passing of this media mogul and it is very saddening that yet another great mind has succumbed to Covid-19. Further details concerning the funeral and memorial service shall be announced in time by the family.