Thandeka Mdeliswa Bio, Wiki
Thandeka Mdeliswa is a popular South African actress who came into the limelight of the
entertainment industry after starring role as Khanya in the SABC1 drama series iKani, which
was her first acting role in television.
Thandeka Mdeliswa Age
She was born May 22nd, 1993 in Mpumalanga, South Africa and died on September 3rd, 2020 at the age of 26.
Thandeka Mdeliswa Acting Career
She studied acting at Brumilda’s Acting Academy and booked her first television role in 2013,
starring in an episode of the e.tv drama anthology series eKasi: Our Stories entitled “Ibiza”
(Season 5, Episode 11). The episode first aired on 23 September 2013.
Thandeka returned later in the season to play a different role, in an episode entitled “Church vs
Shebeen” (Season 5, Episode 33), in which a well-respected pastor finds love in a new
girlfriend after his wife left him five years ago.
In 2014 she guest-starred in an episode of the SABC1 docu-drama series Ngempela and the
following year she starred in the telemovie The Contract, which was part of the Mzansi Magic
“Lokshin Bioskop” strand. The movie first aired on 4 July 2015.
Thandeka was also a guest star in an episode of Generations: The Legacy which aired on 11
In 2018 she starred in another “Lokshin Bioskop” movie on Mzansi Magic, called Imoto Kokufa.
The movie is about a young man whose desperation to own a fancy car leads him down a
dangerous path when he purchases his boss’s wife’s stolen car.
Thandeka Mdeliswa Death and Cause of Death
Thandeka Mdeliswa died on September 5th, 2020 at Steve Biko Academic Hospital, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. The actor died after being shot at her family’s home in Evander, Mpumalanga.
The family confirmed the actress’ death in a statement which reads:
“It is with great sorrow that we inform you of the passing of our dearest daughter. She was shot in Evander, Mpumalanga on Thursday, 3 September 2020. She was immediately rushed to Evander hospital, stabilised then airlifted to Witbank after which she was transferred to Steve Biko Academic Hospital (Pretoria) as her condition was critical but stable. She passed on in the morning of the 5th September 2020 (Saturday).”
— Mme a Masakona (@FloMasebe) September 5, 2020