Chinese actors who deceased in 1979

Here are 1 famous actors from China died in 1979:

Yuen Siu-tien

Yuen Siu-tien (November 27, 1912 Beijing-January 8, 1979 Hong Kong) also known as Simon Yuen, Yuan Xiaotian, Siu Tin Yuen, Yuan Hsiao-Tien, Yuen Hsiao-Tien, Simon Yuen Siu-tien, Yan Shao Tien, Hsiao-Tien Yuan, Yuan Siu Tin, Siu Tien Yuen, Siu-tien Yuen, Hsao Ten Juan, Xiao-Tien Yuen, 袁小田, Sam Seed, Yuán Xiǎotián, Jyun4 Siu2tin4 or "Ol' Dirty" was a Chinese actor and stunt performer. He had six children, Yuen Woo-ping, Yuen Cheung-yan, Brandy Yuen, Yat Chor Yuen, Shun-Yee Yuen and Yuen Lung-chu.

Yuen Siu-tien was best known for his roles in Hong Kong martial arts films. He started his career in the film industry at the age of 51 and quickly gained popularity for his comedic and martial arts skills. He starred in over 70 films in his 13-year career, with notable roles in "Drunken Master" and "Snake in the Eagle's Shadow." Yuen Siu-tien was known for his dedication to his craft and was often injured during his performances on set. He passed away in 1979 from a heart attack at the age of 66, leaving behind a lasting legacy in Hong Kong cinema.

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