Veteran actor Kenneth Tsang has died though in a COVID-19 quarantine lodge in Hong Kong, local media described.

Tsang was finest acknowledged internationally for his action roles in the 2002 James Bond film “Die One more Working day,” John Woo’s “The Killer” in 1989, “Rush Hour 2” in 2001 starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker, and 1998′s “The Replacement Killers” alongside Chow Yun-Fats and Mira Sorvino.

Tsang experienced been going through seven times of quarantine just after returning from Singapore on Monday. He was found collapsed on the ground of his lodge room by staff on Wednesday, in accordance to the South China Early morning Put up and other media.

The South China Morning Put up explained Tsang was 87 but other resources gave his age as 86.

Kenneth Tsang
Hong Kong actor Kenneth Tsang attends a charity gala in Dongying, in east China’s Shandong Province, on January 23, 2019. 

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No lead to of death was supplied and the paper mentioned he experienced tested damaging for the virus and had no underlying medical conditions.

In all, Tsang experienced some 237 performing credits, mainly in Hong Kong film and tv productions, and especially in detective and martial arts flicks, in accordance to his IMDb web page.

Born in Shanghai, Tsang began acting after acquiring an architecture diploma at the University of California, Berkeley, earning his debut in 1955. In 1969 on your own, he was credited in extra than 20 movies and continued doing work up to the time of his demise.

Tsang was married 3 situations and experienced a son with his very first wife, Lan Di, and a daughter with his 2nd spouse, Barbara Tang.

Hong Kong is dealing with a renewed outbreak in conditions of the extremely transmissible omicron variant and calls for all inbound vacationers to endure quarantine for up to 14 times.