Shona Ferguson was admitted to the hospital after suffering from chest pains. News24 reports that the 47-year-old passed away from Covid-19 related complications. A representative of the family, Conrad Mwanza, spoke to the publication and confirmed the unfortunate news.

Shona Ferguson

 "Yes, Mr Ferguson passed away at noon today. And all the family is asking for at the moment is just to mourn in private. But it's very difficult, you can imagine, for Connie and the family," he reportedly said.

Confirmation from Ferguson Films he passed away from Covid-19 related complications.

A source close to the Sunday World said that his wife Connie was now busy with funeral preparations. Shona Ferguson was known for his roles on Generations, Muvhango, Rockville and The Queen. 

Shona Ferguson

Ferguson, born Aaron Arthur Ferguson on 30 April 1974, started his acting career as Ace in the TV series Generations. In April 2006, he started acting in Muvhango as Dr Leabu. In March 2007, he left the Venda soap opera and starred as Itumeleng in The Wild from 2011 to 2013.

He started the production company Ferguson Films with his wife Connie Ferguson in 2010, who both starred in the company's first TV production, Rockville. 

Other TV appearances include The Queen, Isidingo: The Need, and Scandal!. 

In 2020, Ferguson made his Netflix debut, partnering with the streaming service on the six-part series, Kings Of Joburg.