Entertainment/ 24 May 2022, 06:06am /Mandla Nkosi
The late actor Actor Jamie Bartlett: image supplied
Bloemfontein: Actor Jamie Bartlett – who was known for playing David Genaro in ‘Rhythm City’ passed away on Monday 23 May at the age of 55.
The entertainment fraternity has been hit by yet another tragedy…that of the death of popular actor Jamie Bartlett – who was known for playing the role of David Genaro in e.tv’s canned soapie Rhythm City.
The family of the award-winning actor Jamie Bartlett informed news channel eNCA that he passed away on Monday evening 23 May at the age of 55-years.
Bartlett will be remembered for his villainous role as David Genaro in Rhythm City and for playing Mike O’Reilly in SABC3’s canned soapie Isidingo.
His first major role was in the US film American Ninja 2 before making numerous appearances in both international and local films.
He also starred in Black Tax season two as Richard Sterling and played the role of D-Mag in Family Secrets season two and Jozi-H season one.
Late actor Jamie Bartlett has won several awards and starred in major local and international productions, but it is his role as David Genaro that capture South African hearts and made him a legend to many.
News of the star’s death broke on Monday evening, sending shock waves across the nation and leaving thousands in mourning.
It is unclear at this stage how the father of one passed away, his family is expected to share more details soon.
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