South African movie actresses died when they were 66

Here are 2 famous actresses from South Africa died at 66:

Dalene Matthee

Dalene Matthee (October 13, 1938 Riversdale, Western Cape-February 20, 2005 Mossel Bay) also known as Dalene Scott or Dalena Scott was a South African writer, novelist, actor and teacher. She had three children, Amanda Matthee, Toni Matthee and Hilary Matthee.

She died in myocardial infarction.

Dalene Matthee was best known for her four forest novels, which were inspired by her love of the Knysna Forest in South Africa. These novels include "Kringe in 'n Bos" (Circles in a Forest), "Fiela se Kind" (Fiela's Child), "Moerbeibos" (The Mulberry Forest), and "Toorbos" (Dream Forest). Matthee's work often focused on the experiences of the South African Coloured people, exploring themes of identity, belonging, and the natural world. In addition to her writing, Matthee was also a talented performer, working as an actor and director in theater productions. She was a beloved teacher and mentor to many aspiring writers throughout her life.

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Yvonne Bryceland

Yvonne Bryceland (November 18, 1925 Cape Town-January 13, 1992 London) also known as Yvonne Heilbuth or Yvonne Brayceland was a South African actor.

She died in cancer.

Yvonne Bryceland began her acting career in Cape Town before moving to London in the 1960s. She became a prominent figure in the British theatre scene and was known for her powerful performances. Bryceland received critical acclaim for her roles in plays such as "The Birthday Party" and "A Moon for the Misbegotten." She also appeared in several films, including "Chariots of Fire" and "Mrs. Dalloway." Bryceland was nominated for a Tony Award for her role in the Broadway production of "The American Clock." She was a well-respected acting teacher and mentor to many aspiring actors. Bryceland is remembered as one of the greatest actresses of her time.

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