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Hong Kong actor Kenneth Tsang dies at 87 in quarantine

2022 Apr 28, 15:55, Beijing
Hong Kong actor Kenneth Tsang poses after winning the Best Supporting Actor award for his movie "Overhead 3" during the Hong Kong Film Awards in Hong Kong Sunday, April 19, 2015. Hong Kong media reported that Tsang was found dead Wednesday in his quarantine hotel room after arriving from Singapore. (AP Photo)

Veteran Hong Kong actor Kenneth Tsang has died at age 86 while in a COVID-19 quarantine hotel in the southern Chinese city, local media reported.

Tsang was best known internationally for his action roles in the 2002 James Bond film “Die Another Day,” John Woo’s “The Killer” in 1989, “Rush Hour 2” in 2001 starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker, and 1998′s “The Replacement Killers” alongside Chow Yun-Fat and Mira Sorvino.

Tsang had been undergoing seven days of quarantine after returning from Singapore on Monday and was found collapsed on the floor of his hotel room by staff on Wednesday, according to the South China Morning Post newspaper and other media.

No cause of death was given and the paper said he had tested negative for the virus and had no underlying medical conditions.

In all, Tsang had some 237 acting credits, mainly in Hong Kong film and television productions, and especially in detective and martial arts movies, according to his IMDb page.


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