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Monday, October 8, 2012


(Loyiso MacDonald and his wife Luphiwo)

Well-known Durban actor Loyiso MacDonald, who has impressed audiences in a number of roles since he became a professional actor, recently married the love of his life in Mpumalanga.

Growing up in the wilds of the Eastern Cape and groomed by the greens of KwaZulu-Natal, never did young South African actor Loyiso MacDonald think he would find his wife in the East. The pair met in Johannesburg whilst Loyiso performed the KZN originated production of Shakespeare's Othello produced by Think Theatre. The rest, as they say, is history.

On September 30, Loyiso MacDonald bound his heart to Mathunzi, now Luphiwo MacDonald, in a beautifully colourful traditional ceremony at her home in Mpumalanga with friends and family to share in their joy. They definitely looked like a princely royal couple. Among the supporters was a strong contingency of fellow Durban theatre practitioners.

Loyiso's recent work includes SABC3's Those Who Can't (Thursdays at 18h30) and his role as Ntando Sibeko in Isidingo in May.