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Winston Ntshona, South African Actor in 'A Dry White Season,' Dies at 76

Winston Ntshona, South African Actor in 'A Dry White Season,' Dies at 76

Winston Ntshona, the South African actor and playwright who won a Tony Award and had a pivotal role in the 1989 apartheid film drama A Dry White Season, has died. He was 76.

Ntshona died Thursday morning in New Brighton, South Africa, a spokesperson from The South African State Theater told The Hollywood Reporter. No cause of death was given.

"With the passing of beautiful Winston, I have lost a dearly beloved brother," playwright Athol Fugard said in a statement. "A big tree has fallen in the forest. Fortunately for us survivors, there are young ones now growing taller....

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