David Phetoe (1934?-2018) was an actor, director and theatre producer.
He died in Johannesburg on 1 February, 2018.
His contribution to South African theatre, film and media
He was part of Johannesburg’s vibrant black cultural scene in the 1950s and his career began at the famous Dorkay House in the heart of Johannesburg. In 1959 appeared in Athol Fugard’s Nongogo at the Bantu Men's Social Centre . He later also appeared in Waiting for Godot (1962), The Tempest, The Death of Bessie Smith, King Kong, Of Mice and Men, Marat/Sade, The Essence (2001).
He was the president of Letsema La Tsela Film.
Naledi lifetime achievement award winner, 2007.
Jessica Levitt. 2018. "SABC on David Phetoe: He was instrumental in paving the way for upcoming actors", Times Live 
Patience Bambalele and Emmanuel Tjiya. 2018. "Veteran actor David Phetoe dies at 86", Sowetan Live[https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/entertainment/2018-02-01-veteran-actor-david-phetoe-dies-at-86/
Beeld, 28 February 2007.
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