South African veteran actress, Elize Cawood has died after a battle with lung cancer. She fought it since last year September.
Her death was confirmed on Facebook by her daughter, Jenna Jo Dunster.
“Elize Dunster (née Cawood) passed this morning at 9.19. She was diagnosed with lung cancer in September and fought gracefully until the end. She was in no pain when she passed and both me and my father were there with her,” Jenna said.
Cawood was known for her roles in several South African movies like Liefling, Dis ek, Anna, Die Wonderwerker, and theatre productions.
Messages of condolences are streaming in on Facebook to the Dunster family and friends. Many people have described Cawood as an extraordinary person, who was loved by many and who had a beautiful heart.