Here are 2 famous actors from China died at 65:
Zhao Dan (June 27, 1915 Nantong-October 10, 1980 Beijing) also known as Zhao Feng'ao, Dan Zhao, Feng'ao Zhao or Tan Chao was a Chinese actor. He had two children, Qing Zhao and Mao Zhao.
He died in pancreatic cancer.
Zhao Dan was considered one of the most beloved and iconic actors in Chinese cinema history. He started his acting career in theater and later transitioned to film. He acted in over 120 films throughout his career spanning over four decades.
Zhao Dan was known for his roles in critically acclaimed films such as "Spring River Flows East" and "Crows and Sparrows". He was also a prolific actor in nationalist films during the Japanese occupation of China in the 1930s and 1940s.
In addition to his acting career, Zhao Dan was also a director and screenwriter. He directed some of his own films and wrote the screenplay for several others.
Zhao Dan's contribution to Chinese cinema was recognized with numerous awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 3rd Golden Rooster Awards.
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Ricky Hui (August 3, 1946 Panyu District-November 8, 2011 Hong Kong) also known as Xǔ Guànyīng, heoi2 gun3 jing1, Ricky Hui Koon Ying, Koon-Ying Hui or Ricky Hui Koon-Ying was a Chinese actor and singer.
He died caused by myocardial infarction.
Ricky Hui was born in the Panyu district of Guangzhou, China but grew up in Hong Kong. He was the younger brother of Samuel Hui, a famous singer and actor. Ricky began his career as a singer and was part of a musical group called "The Lotus". He later transitioned into acting and starred in many successful Hong Kong films throughout the 1970s and 80s. Some of his most notable roles were in films such as "The Private Eyes" and "Security Unlimited". In addition to acting, Ricky also wrote and produced films. Despite his success in the entertainment industry, Ricky was known for his down-to-earth personality and kind heart. His death in 2011 at the age of 65 was a great loss to the Hong Kong film industry.
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