Jannes Eiselen was a South African actor and voice artist best known for his role as ship's quartermaster Dufresne in the first season of the Starz pirate drama Black Sails.
He previously had a starring role on the SABC2 medical drama series Hillside.
From 2015-2016 he had a recurring role as Charity's (Makgofe Moagi) husband Kerrin Edwards in the SABC1 youth soapie Skeem Saam.
Diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2010, Jannes died on Friday 23 September, 2016 after a long illness. He had turned 36 two days prior to his death.