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Theatre industry mourns the loss of actor, director Christopher McFarlane

The local theatre industry is mourning the loss of multi-award-winning actor, casting agent, and director Christopher McFarlane.

McFarlane died on Saturday after battling an undisclosed illness.

In a post on Instagram, actor and playwright Dahlia Harris described the news as heartbreaking, while The Ashe Company added that he was a dear friend and alumnus of the Ashe Academy.

Playwright Basil Dawkins hailed McFarlane as a versatile and consummate professional.

He won the Actor Boy Award for Supporting Actor in Basil Dawkins' production "Who God Bless" as well as for Best Actor in a Lead Role for his outstanding work in 'A Tempest'.

McFarlane is known for his roles in the Jamaican films "Ghett'a Life', "Goathead", and "Better Mus' Come."



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