Thursday, April 17, 2014   

Actor Wu Ma dies of cancer
(02-04 15:46)

Hong Kong actor-director Wu Ma, aged 71, died of lung cancer on Tuesday, mainland media report.
Wu's wife said his health got worse about 10 months ago when the cancer spread.
Wu Ma is well known for playing the bearded priest Yin Chek Hsia in 1987 box-office hit "A Chinese Ghost Story". He won the Golden Horse award for Best Supporting Actor that year.
Wu started his career as a drama actor. He joined the Shaw Brothers in 1963 as an actor, beginning his career as an actor-director.   
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