South African actor Greg Melvill-Smith has died.
His agent confirmed that he died on Tuesday night.
The actor, director, writer and voice-over artist has been a familiar face on television with roles in 7de Laan, Isidingo and Binnelanders.
News of the actor’s death broke on Twitter on Wednesday morning with condolences from friends, fans and fellow actors pouring in on the social media platform.
He was also a well-known voice over artist and director.
Sibulele Gcilitshana @MissGcilitshana
Mhlobam I will forever remember you for your kindest heart, biggest smile and positive spirit. Lala ngoxolo Greg Melville-Smith. Lala mhlobo
Tema Sebopedi @temanyana
In memory of Greg Melville-Smith R.I.P Thank you for having extended your kindness toward me
Irini Bogiages @IriniBogiages
R.I.P Greg Melvill-Smith || Someone Who Was Not Just My Uncle But My Role Model
He was a founding member and stalwart of SAGA (South African Guild of Actors) and a dedicated supporter of the charity – the Theatre Benevolent Fund.
Details of his death have not been made public.