Chinese actors who deceased in 1987

Here are 1 famous actors from China died in 1987:

Dan Vadis

Dan Vadis (January 3, 1938 Shanghai-June 11, 1987 Lancaster) also known as Constantine Daniel Vafiadis was a Chinese actor, soldier and sailor. He had one child, Nick Vadis.

Dan Vadis was born in Shanghai to a Greek father and a Russian mother. He spent his childhood in various countries, including China, France, and Egypt, before moving to the United States in his teens. In the 1950s, Vadis enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and later served in the United States Army during the Korean War.

After his military service, Vadis began pursuing an acting career, initially appearing in small roles in films and television shows. He later gained prominence in the 1960s and 1970s as a leading man in various sword-and-sandal and spaghetti western films, often playing tough, muscular characters.

Outside of acting, Vadis was also a skilled sailor and held a captain's license. He owned several boats and was known to spend much of his free time on the water. Vadis died in 1987 at the age of 49 from a heart attack while teaching a sailing class in Lancaster, California.

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