Cape Town – South African writer and creator, Franz Marx, has reportedly died.
He was 78.
According to EWN, Marx died in Pretorial on Sunday after contracting Covid-19.
He was best known for creating M-Net’s Egoli – Plek van Goud, which ran from 1992 to 2010.
Messages of condolences continued to pour on social media on Monday.
Deeply saddened by the passing of Franz Marx.
My condolences to his family and friends. pic.twitter.com/6JdiJ3L25h
— Julian Richfield (@JulianRich) September 26, 2021
Dear Franz Marx. May your soul rest in heavenly peace… pic.twitter.com/FIymvi3SrG
— Simon Rademan (@simonrademan) September 26, 2021
#FranzMarx Sad to hear about the passing of the Franz Marx, creator of Afrikaans soapie Egoli. The series was a firm favourite among many South Africans. Condolences to his family, friends and colleagues. #Egoli pic.twitter.com/xh0Yo6CsRz
— 🚀 𝔽𝕒𝕚𝕫𝕖𝕝 ℙ𝕒𝕥𝕖𝕝 (@FaizelPatel143) September 26, 2021
Compiled by Betha Madhomu