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‘Isibaya’ actor Andile Gumbi dies


It is believed the star died from a heart attack in Israel.

Andile Gumbi. Picture: Supplied

Former ‘Isibaya’ actor and stage performer Andile Gumbi has died in a hospital in Israel. 

The star died in ICU after suffering a heart attack last week. 
Gumbi was starring in “Daniel The Musical”  as one of the lead characters, King Nebu.  
This week the production confirmed that he was in ICU and that his wife had flown to Israel to be by his side. 
Mzansi Magic confirmed Gumbi’s death. Philly Kubheka, HOD of Publicity for Local Entertainment Channels said, “As Mzansi Magic we are saddened by the passing of our former Isibaya actor Andile Gumbi. Andile was very talented with lots still to offer to the entertainment industry. Our deepest condolences to his family and friends”, she said.
She further added that Gumbi will be greatly missed. 
Fans of the actor who starred in “Isibaya” and “The Lion King” poured out their tributes and condolences on Twitter. 

Earlier this week the “Daniel The Musical’ team thanked the Israeli medical team assisting them, “We want to thank the Deputy Director General of the Shaare Zedek Medical Centre, Dr Ofer Merin and his dedicated staff for the great care they are giving Andile. We are deeply indebted to you.”