Chinese actors who deceased in 1974

Here are 1 famous actors from China died in 1974:

Bu Wancang

Bu Wancang (November 27, 2014 Anhui-November 27, 1974 Hong Kong) otherwise known as Richard Poh, Wancang Bu or Baak Maan Chong was a Chinese screenwriter, film director, cinematographer and actor.

Born in Anhui, China in 1915, Bu Wancang showed an early interest in film and attended the Shanghai Film School. He started his career in the film industry as a writer and film editor, later becoming a director and cinematographer. Bu was known for his innovative storytelling and creative use of lighting and camera techniques.

In 1949, Bu moved to Hong Kong due to political turmoil in China and continued his work in the film industry there. He directed over 100 films in his career, including The Kingdom and the Beauty (1959) which won the Best Picture Award at the Asian Film Festival.

Bu was also an accomplished actor, appearing in a number of films throughout his career including his own productions. In 1974, Bu died on his 59th birthday in Hong Kong due to a heart attack, leaving behind a legacy in Chinese cinema that is still celebrated to this day.

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