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Local actor falls to his death while filming a fight scene

Actor dies while shooting a movie

Police have opened an inquest after a 39-year-old actor from Johannesburg fell to his death at the Sterkspruit waterfall in the Drakensberg.

The actor’s name has not been released to the public.

According to reports, the crew was filming a fight scene when the actor fell at around 5.30pm.

Chief Okhahlamba Fire Emergency Service Fred Halgreen, Okhahlamba Municipal firemen and volunteers spent five hours searching for the man without any results. “We called off the search at around 11pm,” Halgreen told a local newspaper.

The police’s Thulani Zwane said: “This morning our search and rescue team from PMB went to the scene to recover and they managed to recover his body and, therefore, a case of inquest was opened by the police for further investigation.”

Era Baloyi

The author Era Baloyi

Era Baloyi is a Copywriter, Social Media Manager, Public Relations and Communications practitioner who is Co-Founder and CEO of Fame Africa TV. He's been with Fame Africa TV since 2014 and he's seen how the magazine grew. He focuses more on entertainment, music and movie reviews.