South Africa mourns the loss of talented actress and comedian, Lebohang Lettie Mpyana, who recently passed away at the age of 34. Lettie was widely recognized for her role as Khelina in the popular TV series “DiepCity.”
In this article, we remember her life, career, and the legacy she leaves behind.
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The 34-year-old Lettie Lebohang is dead. She was best known for playing Khelina on TV series DiepCity. Lettie Lebohang passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2023.
Her family confirmed this in a statement on Thursday: “It is with great sadness to announce the passing of our daughter Lebogang Mpyana.”
Lettie Lebohang family statement below:
The news of Lettie Mpyana’s untimely passing due to a brief illness has left her family, friends, and fans in deep mourning. Her family confirmed the heartbreaking news in a statement, expressing their profound sadness at the loss of their beloved daughter.
Lettie Mpyana’s journey in the entertainment industry spanned over 19 years, during which she showcased her acting and comedic talents. However, it was her portrayal of Khelina in Mzansi Magic’s “DiepCity” that catapulted her to widespread recognition. As Khelina, Lettie brought a nosy, self-assured, and joyful character to life, captivating audiences with her performance.
During her career, Lettie had the privilege of working alongside renowned actors and actresses, further solidifying her presence in the South African entertainment scene. She shared the screen with talented individuals like Dawn Thandeka King, Mduduzi Mabaso, Sonia Mbele, and Hamilton Dlamini, leaving a lasting impact on both her colleagues and fans.
Accolades and Achievements
Lettie’s exceptional talent and dedication did not go unnoticed. In September 2021, she was honored with the Viewers’ Choice Best Actress Award at the Royalty Soapie Awards. This recognition was a testament to her outstanding performance in “DiepCity” and the love she received from her viewers and admirers.
Funeral and Memorial Services
While the South African entertainment industry and fans grieve this loss, details regarding the funeral and memorial services for Lettie Mpyana are expected to be shared at a later time. These services will provide an opportunity for her admirers and colleagues to pay their respects and celebrate her life.
Lettie Mpyana’s legacy as a talented actress and comedian, particularly her unforgettable portrayal of Khelina in “DiepCity,” will continue to live on in the hearts of those who knew and admired her work. South Africa and the entertainment world have lost a bright star, but her memory and contributions will always be cherished.