South African actor David Genaro whose real name is Jamie Bartlett has passed away. James Bartlett died on May 23, 2022 according to multiple sources.
Jamie Bartlett was born to a South African mother and a British father in Maidenhead, England, in 1966.
Bartlett studied speech and drama at the University of Cape Town.
His first major role was in the US film American Ninja 2 before making numerous appearances in both international and local films.
His career saw him recognised with many awards, including a South African Film & Television Award and a Fleur Du Cap Theatre Award.
Bartlett was best known for playing the role of David Genaro in Rhythm City and Mike O’Reilly in Isidingo, among others.
RIP: Jamie Bartlett
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