Saturday, February 19, 2011

RIP Johan du Plooy

Veteran South African actor Johan du Plooy has died at the age of 84. He passed away at the Florida Hospital in Roodepoort, Johannesburg, South Africa on the early hours of Thursday morning. Johan is best known for his parts in films such as “Dirkie”, “Oupa for Sale” and the western “They Call Me Lucky”.

Johan du Plooy’s grandson, also Johan, who shares his name, said his grandfather acted in about 80 films during his career. “He was a very upstanding person and loved by his family and also loved by the guys at the SABC,” said his grandson.

[Johan du Plooy and Jaime Uys pictured above]

1 comment:

  1. So sorry to hear about his death.

    Can anyone tell me when the funeral will be? Will appreciate a e-mail

    Thank you