South African athlete and actor, Cliff Simon is best known for taking a role as Ba’al in Stargate SG-1 have passed away. He was reported to have died today March 11 2021 at the age of 58. The news of his death was confirmed on social media.
Cliff’s cause of death is not yet known at the time of filing this report though his family in an online statement stated that he was involved in a kiteboarding accident.
Excerpt From The Statement About Cliff’s Death Released On His Facebook Page
To Friends, family and fans,
It is with unimaginable heartbreak that I am sharing with you, that my beloved husband, Cliff Simon, passed away at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, March 9, 2021. He was at Topanga Beach, California and sadly passed away after a tragic kiteboarding accident. He was known to most of you on this page as the villain you loved to hate, Ba’al, from Stargate SG-1. But as he said, “acting is what I do, it’s only a part of who I am.”
And he was SO much more – a true original, an adventurer, a sailor, swimmer, dancer, actor, author. There is a gaping hole where he once stood on this earth. He was loved by too many to mention and had a great impact on so many lives. He was an amazing and much-loved brother, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend.
Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, he is the fourth child of Emmanuelle and Phylis Simon. Both of his parents are of Jewish ancestry from Poland and Lithuania.
Tributes Floods Twitter
The Stargate community mourns the loss of Cliff Simon aka Ba’al. Such a great character in real life. I am shocked and saddened by the news. Condolences to his whole family and extended family of Stargate friends and fans. Such a loss will take some getting used to. RIP Ba’al. pic.twitter.com/DEC7Mtt6F4
— Sandra (@SandraRankin_UK) March 11, 2021
Incredibly saddened to hear of the passing of the wonderful Cliff Simon.
— Joseph Mallozzi (@BaronDestructo) March 12, 2021
I’m so devastated to know that I will never see your smiling face again my dear friend. @cliffmsimon you’ve left us way too soon and I’m utterly, utterly heartbroken. My prayers go out to Colette and your family. The world won’t be the same without you. #RIPCliffSimon pic.twitter.com/5CV1TvvDvM
— Suanne Braun (@SuanneBraun) March 11, 2021
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