Eric Nobbs, a South African actor, died at the age of 68 on Sunday, October 23, 2022, from a suspected heart attack, according to Saartjie Klipkop.
Nobbs debuted in 1978 in Boetie Gaan Border Toe, Ma-Plotters, Lui Maar Op Belinda (Seasons 1 and 2, as Frans), Die Byl (Seasons 1-3 as Dr Fritz Barnard), Flatland, and The Power of One (co-starring Morgan Freeman and Daniel Craig).
Friend and co-star Richard van der Westhuizen led tributes and expressed condolences to Nobbs’ family.
Bok Radio said: “SAD NEWS: The actor, Eric Nobbs passed away earlier today at the age of 68. Our deepest sympathy and condolences go out to all his relatives. Rest in peace Eric! #RIP”
Harts-Gevoel wrote: “Rest in peace to a legend! Eric Nobbs” Lelize Bronkhorst said she had the privilege of recently working with “Oom Eric Nobbs” in August in a short film that will be released next year. “Gaah hom sooo mis,” she said. (I’m going to miss him so much.