“It’s true I just got off the phone with her sister Rose, who confirmed that she passed away. Mary was admitted into high care on 10 July after injuring herself after she fell,” her casting manager Waal-Smit said.
Minister of arts and culture has since mourned the actress. He wrote, “I’d like to extend my heartfelt condolences to the loved ones of veteran actress and my dear friend Mary Makgatho, who has sadly passed on,”
The veteran actress was known for her roles in Yizo Yizo, Generations, Rhythm City and more recently e.tv’s eKasi: Our Stories.