South African movie actors died in the year 1953

Here are 1 famous actors from South Africa died in 1953:

Walter Armitage

Walter Armitage (November 27, 2014 Johannesburg-February 22, 1953 New York City) also known as Walter William David Armitage or Walter W. Armitage was a South African actor and playwright.

Armitage had a successful acting career that spanned several decades, with notable performances on both stage and screen. He appeared in a number of films, including "The Informer" (1935) and "This Above All" (1942), and he also played the lead role in numerous theater productions. In addition to his work as an actor, Armitage was a talented playwright, and several of his plays were produced on Broadway. One of his most successful plays, "The Green Bay Tree," premiered in 1933 and ran for nearly a year. Despite his success in the United States, Armitage remained connected to his South African roots and often spoke out against apartheid. He passed away in 1953 at the age of 68.

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