The veteran actor and comedian Clive Scott of Isidingo and The Villagers fame has died and there has been an outpouring of tributes across all the different social media platforms in honour of his life and work. Colleagues and friends alike have shared their condolences with the family.
The actor’s death was confirmed by his daughter Gudrun Scott Cleghorn on Facebook. In a short post Gudrun announced that her father died at 14:30 on Wednesday. Clive Scott was 84. Information on the cause of his death has not been revealed yet.
“Clive, our beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle and brother met Archangel Azrael at 14h30 today, surrounded by the love and light of loved ones who had passed before him.”
Gudrun expressed the heartbreak on behalf of the family.
“Our hearts are broken and our lives will never be the same again. He touched so many lives and was loved by so many. A truly remarkable life lived. My brothers Tom, Luke, Lufuno and I are deeply grateful for the outpouring of love and for the exceptional care our father experienced in the last moments of his life. Hambe kahle Pops,” she wrote.
Scott was one of the first faces that gained countrywide fame on South African Television. He was also a radio, film and theatre actor and director best known for his performances in the TV soap operas The Villagers and Isidingo.