Veteran South African actor Marius Weyers is recovering in hospital following an operation to replace his heart valve.
Netwerk24 reports that the 72-year-old was taken to a private hospital in Cape Town on Wednesday where the operation was performed.
A friend of Weyers is quoted as saying that the operation was successful.
His wife was not available for comment.
Weyers is now recovering in ICU.
He's well known for his role in local productions including Afrikaans soapie 7de Laan.