South African movie actresses died in the year 2005

Here are 1 famous actresses from South Africa died in 2005:

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.

Matthee completed her teaching degree in 1954 at the age of sixteen and taught for many years before dedicating herself to writing full-time. Her literary works were primarily written in Afrikaans language and have been translated into 14 languages. Her most famous works include "Fiela's Child", "Circles in a Forest", "The Mulberry Forest", and "Dreamforest". Matthee's books often dealt with issues of racial inequality and environmental conservation, drawing inspiration from the forests and rural areas of South Africa. She received numerous awards for her writing, including the Order of the Southern Cross, the highest civilian honor in South Africa. Matthee was also an accomplished stage actress and appeared in various productions in South Africa.

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