Actor & Ferguson Films Co-Founder Shona Ferguson Dead at 47

Co-founder of Ferguson Films Shona Ferguson is dead. He died from COVID-19 related complications today 30 April 2021, according to family sources. He was aged 47.

Speaking to News24, Conrad Mwanza, a representative for the Ferguson Foundation, confirmed that the actor and movie producer died today at the Milpark Hospital, where he had been rushed over a week ago after he complained of chest pains.

At the time he complained of pains as well as difficulty in breathing, the family had no idea it was actually serious because the patriarch was physically fit. At the hospital it was revealed that he was suffering from COVID-19. His case deteriorated fast.

Born Aaron Arthur Ferguson in Gaborone, Botswana, on 30 April 1974, Ferguson started his career as a club DJ but soon moved to the world of film. In South Africa, his acting career began when he played the role of Ace in the TV series Generations.

He made his debut in another series, Muvhango, as Dr Leabu. Almost a year later, he left the set. In 2010, alongside his wife Constance “Connie” Ferguson, he had founded Ferguson Films, a company that has produced flicks like Rockville, Igazi, The Queen, and The Kings of Jo’burg, among others.

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