Here are 3 famous actors from China died in 2007:
Edward Yang (November 6, 1947 Shanghai-June 29, 2007 Los Angeles) also known as Te-Chang Yang, Yáng Déchāng or Yang Dechang was a Chinese film director, screenwriter and actor.
He is considered to be one of the leading figures of Taiwan New Cinema, a film movement in the 1980s that revolutionized the Taiwanese film industry. His most notable works include "A Brighter Summer Day" (1991), which won Best Director at the Asia Pacific Film Festival, and "Yi Yi" (2000), which won Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival. Yang's films often explored the theme of modern identity and family dynamics, and he was known for his attention to detail and realism in his filmmaking. In addition to his filmmaking career, Yang also served as a professor of film at California State University, Northridge.
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Sun Daolin (December 18, 1921 Beijing-December 28, 2007 Shanghai) was a Chinese film director and actor.
Sun Daolin began his career in the film industry in the 1940s and went on to direct more than 20 films. In 1957, he won the Best Director Award at the 4th Asian Film Festival for his film "New Year's Sacrifice". Some of his other notable works include "Song of Youth" (1959), "The Little Cowherd" (1960), and "Red Detachment of Women" (1961). In addition to directing, Sun Daolin also acted in several films, including "The Life of Wu Xun" (1950), "The White-Haired Girl" (1950), and "The Light of the Fisherman" (1959). He was a member of the China Democratic League and served as the president of the Shanghai Film Association.
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Cho Tat-wah (September 15, 1915 Taishan-January 10, 2007 London) also known as Cho Tat-wah, Walter Tso, Tat Wah Tso, Tso Ta Hua, Tso Tat-wah, Tat-wah Cho, Walter Cho, 曹达华, 曹達華 or Cho Tat Wah was a Chinese actor.
Cho Tat-wah was born in Taishan, Guangdong, China in 1915. He started his acting career in the 1930s and appeared in over 200 films during his career. Cho Tat-wah was one of the original members of the Shaw Brothers Studio and was known for his roles in kung fu and action films. He was often cast as a villain due to his distinctive looks and commanding presence on screen. In addition to acting, Cho Tat-wah was also a successful screenwriter, having written the scripts for several films. He moved to London in the 1950s and continued to act in films there. Cho Tat-wah passed away in London in 2007 at the age of 91.
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