Chinese actors who deceased in 1955

Here are 1 famous actors from China died in 1955:

Shi Dongshan

Shi Dongshan (December 29, 1902 Hangzhou-February 23, 1955) a.k.a. Shì Dōngshān, Dongshan Shi or Kuangshao Shi was a Chinese film director and actor.

Shi Dongshan began his film career in 1920s Shanghai, working as an actor in silent films before transitioning to directing in the 1930s. He helmed dozens of films over the course of his career, both during the golden age of Chinese cinema in the 1930s and the tumultuous period of the 1940s and early 1950s, which saw Communist forces take control of mainland China and many film industry professionals flee to Hong Kong. Shi was known for his work in the thriller and war genres, and his films often featured strong female characters. He continued to work in the Hong Kong film industry until his death in 1955 at the age of 52.

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