Lieb Bester was a South African actor and musician has died. He was best known for his role as Fritz Retief in kykNET’s soap opera, Villa Rosa. For this role, he received an ATKV Media Veertjie for Best Actor in a Soap Opera in 2012 and 2013.

He made his debut in 1969 as an actor in the play, Die Ryk Weduwee van Uys Krige. His first feature film was Seun van die Wildtemmer in 1973.

Bester played various musical instruments, including the piano, organ, keyboard, accordion, concertina, and guitar. He was part of the dance group Take 3, with Jan Coetzer and Deon Heyneke.

Cause of death

The veteran actor Lieb Bester is also on the list of South African celebrities who died in 2021. The seventy-two-year-old was famous for his roles on Binnelanders and Villa Rosa. Bester was admitted thrice due to COVID-19 related complications. His first hospitalization was in June after the ravaging virus affected his kidneys. He lost the fight on 21st July 2021.

Lieb Bester Profile Summary

Full Name Lieb Bester
Date of Birth  April 15, 1949
Occupation Actor
Marital Status Married, Divorced
No. of Children 2
Date of Death July 21, 2021
Age of Death 72
Cause of Death COVID-19
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