Dean Shek

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Dean Shek
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Shek at The Wit and Wisdom of Cinema City event held at the Hong Kong Film Archive in 2016
Born
Lau Wai-sing
劉偉成 (Traditional)
刘伟成 (Simplified)
Liú Wěi Chéng (Mandarin)
Lau4 Wai2 Sing4 (Cantonese)

(1949-10-17)17 October 1949
Beijing, China
Died31 October 2021(2021-10-31) (aged 71)
OccupationActor, film producer, film director, screenwriter, film presenter
Years active1968–1992
Spouse(s)Lau Chun-yue (1979–2021)
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese石天
Simplified Chinese石天
Musical career
Also known asCharlie Shek
OriginHong Kong

Dean Shek (17 October 1949[1] – 31 October 2021), also known as Dean Shek Tin, was a Hong Kong actor and producer. He was best known as Professor Kai-hsien in the 1978 movie Drunken Master, Lung Sei in the 1987 movie A Better Tomorrow II, and Snooker in the 1990 movie The Dragon from Russia.

Shek died from cancer on 31 October 2021, at the age of 72.[2] He had been diagnosed with the disease two months before his death.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 吴冬妮 (2021-11-02). "香港影人、新艺城创始人石天因病去世,曾主演《英雄本色2》". 新京報. Archived from the original on 2021-11-05. Retrieved 2021-11-05.
  2. "細仔證實石天已逝 黃百鳴尊重亡友遺願未搞追思會". Oriental Press Group. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  3. "新藝城」元老石天10月已癌逝 家人盼低調 暫不辦追思". 噓!星聞. 2 November 2021. Retrieved 2 November 2021.