Chinese actors who deceased at age 71

Here are 1 famous actors from China died at 71:

Wu Ma

Wu Ma (September 22, 1942 Tianjin-February 4, 2014 Hong Kong) otherwise known as Fung Wu Ma, Fung Wo Ma, Ma Wo, Wuma Feng, Ma Ng, Feng Wu Ma, Wo Ma, Wu-Ma Feng, Ng Ma, Féng Hóngyuán, Wǔ Mǎ, Ng5 Maa5, Fung4 Wang4jyun4, Wu-Ma Fung, 午马, 午馬, 冯宏源, 馮宏源, Fun Wo-Ma or Wu Ma Feng was a Chinese film director, actor, film producer, screenwriter and comedian.

He died caused by lung cancer.

Wu Ma started his career in the film industry in the 1960s as an actor, appearing in over 400 films throughout his four-decade-long career. He collaborated with many famous Hong Kong film directors, including Tsui Hark and John Woo, and starred in a number of popular martial arts and action movies, such as "The 36th Chamber of Shaolin" and "The Magnificent Butcher".

In the 1980s, he began to transition into directing, and directed over 50 films himself. Wu Ma is perhaps best known for his contributions to the horror genre, and his film "Encounters of the Spooky Kind" is widely regarded as a classic in the genre. He also directed the sequel to the film, titled "Encounters of the Spooky Kind II".

Aside from his work in the film industry, Wu Ma was also an accomplished calligrapher and musician, and often incorporated these skills into his films. His contributions to the Hong Kong film industry earned him numerous awards and recognitions, including the Hong Kong Film Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2011.

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