Long-time 7de Laan solid member Themsie Times has handed away.

For over a decade, Times performed the position of the beloved Maria Zibula.

SowetanLIVE reviews that the present’s publicity supervisor Kayleen Bessit confirmed the news to its sister publication, TshisaLIVE, on Friday.

Although it was confirmed that Times, 70, handed on Thursday, little else is understood about her loss of life.

Neither the manufacturing firm chargeable for 7de Laan (Danie Odendaal Productions) nor the SABC have launched a press release about Times’ loss of life. However, Bessit promised TshisaLIVE {that a} assertion was being ready.

For 13 years, Times performed the position of Maria, a quick-witted and bold home helper who got here into the present working for Hilda (Annelisa Weiland) and Oubaas (Pierre van Pletzen).

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Over the years, she grew to become part of Oubaas and Hilda’s household and performed a pivotal and sometimes matriarchal position in “The Laan”. Her character’s ambition noticed her begin her personal businesses which generated sufficient income for her to construct herself a beautiful house to take pleasure in her retirement in.

During her’ time on 7de Laan, she additionally starred alongside characters like Matrone (Annelize van der Ryst) and Aggie (Nobuhle Mimi Mahlasela) who grew to become her finest pal on the present. Mahlasela shared an image of her first scene on the present, which was alongside Times.

In addition to starring in 7de Laan, Themsie additionally performed Ma Jordan within the first season of Yizo Yizo and starred in reveals equivalent to Isithembiso, Madam & Eve and Dead Places.

After listening to about her passing, 7de Laan viewers shared pictures and recollections of Times on social media, together with messages conveying their condolences.

Times leaves behind three kids and 6 grandchildren.


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