She is known for her work on This Is Not a Burial, It's a Resurrection (2019), The Dark Tower (2017) and Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014). Legendary SA actress Mary Twala dies at 80. [4] Twala played "Ma Dolly" in the film, which earned her a Best Supporting Actress nomination in the 6th Africa Movie Academy Awards. She was married to Ndaba Mhlongo. She was the most punctual person I know and I even know that her death was on time.”. The service was attended by media personality Bonang Matheba, and videos were also shown from fellow actors who paid tribute to Twala such as Kenneth Nkosi, who said she was an absolute professional and thanked her for all the work she has done for the industry. Zanele Twala, the younger sister of Mary Twala, said: “Let’s shift our thoughts on how much we will miss her; rather let’s remember the moments of the many funny, joking, laughing and happy times you shared with her.”. The service was attended by a couple of dozen people due to the Covid-19 regulations, with social distancing and wearing of masks observed. In 2011, she was nominated for Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.

She is known for her work on This Is Not a Burial, It's a Resurrection (2019), The Dark Tower (2017) and Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014). Daughter who was caught B0NKING father and 4 months pregnant with... New picture of Grace Mugabe goes viral on social media. Choose an adventure below and discover your next favorite movie or TV show. Mme Mary Twala’s departure makes us poorer. Mary Twala was born on September 14, 1939 in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa. Mary Twala was born on September 14, 1939 in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa.
In a separate post on Instagram, Somizi shared that his mother's death coincides with his late father's birthday. This departure was confirmed through social media posts made by Twitter users who pour out tributes, and condolences to the family of the deceased. “Everyone in South Africa rest assured you have nothing to make up for, you have loved my mother. Mary Twala was born on September 14, 1939 in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa. #RIPMaryTwala #Somizi pic.twitter.com/lqRjAOEYyi. Read more. For even more, visit our Family Entertainment Guide. Details surrounding Twala’s death are still unclear, but news of her passing was revealed by her son, Somizi Mhlongo, on Saturday. Details surrounding Twala’s death are still unclear, but news of her passing was revealed by her son, Somizi Mhlongo, on Saturday. She was married to Ndaba Mhlongo. A legend, South Africa greatest treasure & The Order of Ikhamanga in SILVER holder for excellent contribution to the performing arts & awareness on women’s health issues. Having heard about this great loss, the family of this individual is passing through pains, mourning the unexpected passing of their beloved. Details surrounding Twala’s death are still unclear, but news of her passing was revealed by her son, Somizi Mhlongo, through a post on Twitter on Saturday. #MaryTwala pic.twitter.com/GYT2DEW6ur, — Sithabiso Mlambo (@SthahMaphisa1) July 4, 2020. Somizi thanked South Africa for loving his mother, saying she was also appreciated in the industry. She had an extensive career as an actress, performing in roles in film and theatre. She is known for her work on This Is Not a Burial, It's a Resurrection (2019), The Dark Tower (2017) and Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014).

Her career includes international films such as Mapantsula and Sarafina!, among others. Twala featured in several South African local productions. Legendary gospel singer Rebecca Malope paid an emotional musical tribute as Twala’s coffin was opened for viewing for those in attendance. A legend, South Africa greatest treasure & The Order of Ikhamanga in SILVER holder for excellent contribution to the performing arts & awareness on women’s health issues. I'm shattered to the core.....but I'd be very selfish if I dont release her....my mom lived to the fullest....achieved beyond her dreams....its hurts like hell.....I wont lie.....a day without her calling to either say I love u or give me money.......thank u south africa for loving the phenomenal super star that is my mother.......she left us peacefully around 11am at parklane pvt hospital as I was on my way to drop off her gown and a few minutes earlier the dr called to say come shes up and jolly now.....I arrived a few mon late......LALA MA...... A post shared by Somizi (@somizi) on Jul 4, 2020 at 5:44am PDT. “She prescribed to four basic rules, respect, love, dedication, and loyalty. You are still fortunate if you still have 1. The President recently honored the SAFTA winning actress with the National Order of Ikhamanga in silver.