Today, actor and buisnessman Luzuko Nteleko died at 37 years old after a battle with brain cancer.
Born in Sebokeng and raised in Johannesburg, he studied at Wits Tech and owned an educational/industrial theatre and promotions company. He was multilingual, speaking Xhosa, Zulu, Sotho, Xitsonga and English. Luzuko was best known for his television roles as Loyiso on Zone 14 and as Student Constable Lebogang Chuene on Streets of Mangaung, in 2012. In 2014 he starred on Mzansi Magic miniseries 4 Hours, playing a man who has four hours to save his family after they were kidnapped and buried alive by a gangster. In the same year he had a guest starring role in the SABC1 sitcom Single Galz. Between 2014 and 2016, he had a recurring role on the SABC1 drama series Mfolozi Street and in 2016 he starred as X in the third season of SABC1’s fashion drama series Tempy Pushas.
South Africa is saddened by his passing:
My heart is broken & shattered. A friend, a brother, a colleague; Luzuko Nteleko has passed. On-screen you were a giant; off-screen you were a humble friend. Our memories I will hold from no until the great beyond. Go well, my Friend. #RIPLuzukoNteleko— Zolisa Xaluva (@RealZolisa) June 22, 2021