Ko Chun-hsiung

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Ko Chun-hsiung
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Ko Chun-hsiung in Taipei in 2007.
Native name
柯俊雄
Born(1945-01-15)January 15, 1945
DiedDecember 7, 2015(2015-12-07) (aged 70)
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Cause of deathLung cancer
NationalityTaiwanese
Alma materNational Taiwan University of Arts
OccupationActor, director, producer, politician
Years active1965 - 2015
Political partyKuomintang
Taiwan Farmers' Party (2007 - 2008)
Spouse(s)Chang Meiyao
(m. 1970-2004, divorced)
Tsai Qinghua
(m. 2005-2016, his death)
ChildrenKo Yishan, Ko Pinyin, Ko Jianyu, Ko Zier
RelativesKo Lihua (sister)

Ko Chun-hsiung (Chinese: 柯俊雄; pinyin: Kē Jùnxióng; 15 January 1945 – 7 December 2015) was a Taiwanese actor, director, producer and politician. His career began in the 1960s and had appeared in over 120 movies.

During his career he has won the Golden Horse Awards, two Asia Pacific Film Festival for Best Actor Awards, a Panama International Film Festival for Best Actor Award. In 2005, Chinese Film Association of Performance Art named Ko on the list of 100 Outstanding Artists in Chinese Film (1905 - 2004).

Chun-hsiung died of lung cancer in Kaohsiung, Taiwan at the age of 70.[1]

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