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Friend shocked by death of actor Jamie Bartlett – SABC News

Popular TV actor Jamie Bartlett’s friend and fellow actor Mangaliso Ngema says he is shocked and devastated by his death.

Bartlett died Monday night at the age of 55.

He is known for his role as Mike O’Reilly in SABC 3’s “isingoβ€œ.

He was nominated three times for Best Actor in a Soap at the South African Film and Television Awards.

Bartlett, who has been nominated five times, has also acted in major international productions.

Some have described him as a master of his craft and a role model for young up-and-coming talent.

Ngema says Bartlett’s death is a great loss to the entertainment industry.

He says: “Oh man I’m just so shocked and devastated about Jamie. Jamie and I first met around 2007 when I was there rhythm city play the character of Pastor Nyeti. Pastor Nyeti was this seedy pastor who married Rachel, this was a character played by Lucia Thinyane. Jamie played David Genaro, he was just such an exceptional artist.”

Film producer Anant Singh says Barlett was “a master of his craft” and “his death leaves a huge void in the industry”.

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