South African movie actors died before they were 20

Here are 2 famous actors from South Africa died before 20:

Joe Stewardson

Joe Stewardson was a South African actor. He had two children, Deon Stewardson and Mathew Stewardson.

Joe Stewardson was born on May 5, 1925, in Johannesburg, South Africa, and began his acting career in the 1950s. He appeared in numerous films and television series throughout his career, including "The Naked Prey" (1965), "The Gods Must Be Crazy" (1980), and "The Young Ones" (1982-1984).

Aside from acting, Joe Stewardson was also a talented musician and played several instruments, including the guitar, harmonica, and pennywhistle. He often incorporated music into his acting roles, and his musical talents were also showcased in his appearances on local South African television shows.

In addition to his two sons, Deon and Mathew, Joe Stewardson was survived by his wife, Jenny, whom he married in 1953. He passed away on December 16, 1999, in Johannesburg at the age of 74.

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Don Leonard

Don Leonard (April 5, 2015 Winburg-June 27, 2002 Randburg) a.k.a. Wilson Sawyer Arthur Leonard was a South African actor.

He started off his career as a leading actor in Afrikaans film and theatre productions during the 1960s and 1970s. Leonard gained mainstream recognition in the 1980s when he starred in the popular South African TV series "Village Headmaster". He later went on to star in numerous TV shows, including "The Villagers", "Egoli", and "Isidingo". Leonard was a well-respected figure in the South African film and TV industry, known for his versatility and ability to bring depth to his characters. He passed away in 2002 at the age of 87, leaving behind a legacy that has inspired many aspiring actors in South Africa.

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