Chinese actors who deceased at age 78

Here are 2 famous actors from China died at 78:

Kun Li

Kun Li (February 18, 1930 Tianjin-March 12, 2008 Taipei) otherwise known as Li Kwun, Quin Lee, Lee Quinn, Xin Liang Li, Lee Kwan, Kwan Lee, Kuen Li, Li Kun, Li Quinn, Lee Sum Leung, Li Kuen, Li Chuan, Li Quin or Lee Kun was a Chinese actor.

He died caused by stroke.

Kun Li was born in Tianjin, China in 1930 and he began his acting career in Hong Kong in the 1950s. He acted in more than 200 films throughout his career, often appearing in martial arts and action movies. He was known for his impressive physical prowess and fight scenes, as well as his ability to portray a wide range of characters.

After establishing himself as a popular actor in Hong Kong, Kun Li went on to act in films in other parts of Asia, including Japan and Taiwan. Some of his most notable films include "The 36th Chamber of Shaolin", "Boxer from Shantung", and "The One-Armed Swordsman".

In addition to his acting career, Kun Li was also a director and producer, and he contributed significantly to the development of the Hong Kong film industry. He received numerous awards throughout his career, including the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Hong Kong Film Awards in 1998.

Kun Li passed away in 2008 in Taipei, Taiwan, at the age of 78, leaving behind a legacy as one of the most iconic actors in Chinese cinema history.

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Mario Machado

Mario Machado (April 22, 1935 Shanghai-May 4, 2013 West Hills) also known as Mario Jose de Souza Machado was a Chinese actor, presenter and journalist. He had four children, Brian Machado, Michelle Machado, Dennis Machado and Andrea Machado.

He died in pneumonia.

Mario Machado was known for his work as a news anchor and television reporter in Los Angeles, and was one of the first Asian American newscasters in the country. He began his media career as a radio announcer and later transitioned to television, where he worked for KTTV and later KCBS. In addition to his journalism career, Machado also acted in several films and television shows, including "Scarface," "Oh, God!" and "The Brady Bunch." He was also a prominent voice-over artist, lending his voice to commercials, documentaries and animated television shows. Despite growing up in a strict Chinese household, Machado broke through cultural barriers and became a trailblazer for Asian Americans in the media industry.

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