Kenneth Tsang Cause Of Death
He landed in Hong Kong from Singapore on Monday (April 25), according to Hong Kong media HK01, and booked into a quarantined hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui. He had an ART test the next day, which came out negative.
A health ministry employee checked in on him this morning but received no reaction. Kenneth was discovered unconscious in his hotel room at 12:14 p.m. by a hotel employee.
He was pronounced dead by paramedics when they arrived. The reason for death is being investigated by the police.
Who was Kenneth Tsang?
Kenneth Tsang was a well-known actor in Hong Kong. Kenneth was well-known in the Philippines for reasons other than his TVB drama roles.
After breaking into show business in the 1950s, he appeared in over 100 films and television programs.
Huang Yaoshi, the “Eastern Heretic” in the TV series Legend Of The Condor Heroes (1983), an adaptation of late writer Louis Cha’s martial arts novel of the same name, and Uncle Ken in the film A Better Tomorrow are two of his most notable parts (1986).
The Unbeatables II (1996), The New Adventures Of Wisely (1998), and Riding The Storm are among his Singapore television credits (1999).
He has starred in Hollywood films like The Replacement Killers (1998), Anna And The King (1999), and Memoirs Of A Geisha (1999). (2005).
In 2015, he received the Hong Kong Film Awards for Best Supporting Actor for the criminal thriller Overheard 3 (2014).
Tsang caused a stir in Singapore in 1995 when he claimed in an interview with a weekly entertainment magazine that “Singapore actors are ignorant.” He then expressed regret for his statements.
In 2015, he made headlines in Hong Kong after fellow veteran actor Patrick Tse accused him of faking illness and punched him at a press conference where they were promoting a reality show.
Tsang was married to Lisa Chiao Chiao, a 79-year-old actress. From two prior marriages, he had a son and a daughter.
When the news of her husband’s death emerged in Hong Kong, the Oriental Daily News called Chiao, but her staff picked up the phone and stated she was not available.
Tsang was also the uncle of Hong Kong singer Linda Wong, whose mother was a late actress Jeanette Lin Tsui.
Wong is currently in Taiwan, where her father, actor Jimmy Wang Yu, is being laid to rest.