Veteran Hong Kong actor Kenneth Tsang has died whereas in a COVID-19 quarantine lodge within the southern Chinese language metropolis, native media reported.
Tsang was finest recognized internationally for his motion roles within the 2002 James Bond movie “Die One other Day,” John Woo’s “The Killer” in 1989, “Rush Hour 2” in 2001 starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker, and 1998’s “The Substitute Killers” alongside Chow Yun-Fats and Mira Sorvino.
Tsang had been present process seven days of quarantine after coming back from Singapore on Monday and was discovered collapsed on the ground of his lodge room by workers on Wednesday, based on the South China Morning Publish and different media.
The South China Morning Publish mentioned Tsang was 87 years outdated however different sources gave his age as 86.
No reason behind loss of life was given and the paper mentioned he had examined destructive for the virus and had no underlying medical situations.
In all, Tsang had some 237 performing credit, primarily in Hong Kong movie and tv productions, and particularly in detective and martial arts films, based on his IMDb web page.
Born in Shanghai, Tsang started performing after acquiring an structure diploma on the College of California, Berkeley, making his debut in 1955. In 1969 alone, he was credited in additional than 20 films and continued working as much as the time of his loss of life.
Tsang was married 3 times and had a son along with his first spouse, Lan Di, and a daughter along with his second spouse, Barbara Tang.
Hong Kong is coping with a renewed outbreak in instances of the extremely transmissible omicron variant and requires all inbound vacationers to endure quarantine for as much as 14 days.