Jamie Bartlett. Photo source: [The South African]

South Africans are paying their tributes to actor Jamie Bartlett who died on Monday evening aged 55.

His cause of death is still unknown, according to local media outlets.

He was born in England to a South African mother and a British father.

Bartlett was popular for his roles as a villain in the TV series Rhythm City and Isindigo. He was also a judge in the reality show SA’s Got Talent.

Tributes have been pouring in from his colleagues and fans.