Yu So-chow

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Yu So Chow (Chinese: 于素秋; pinyin: Yú Sù Qiū; Cantonese Yale: yū sou chāu; 9 July 1930 – 12 May 2017) was a Chinese actress. She was born in Beijing. She was the daughter of late Master Yu Jim Yuen who ran the China Drama Academy, a Peking Opera School in Hong Kong, and teacher of many well-known actors.

She started her acting career in 1948 and made over 240 movies in the wuxia, kung fu, action, detective and Cantonese opera genres. Her movies were successful at the box-office and she was one of the most popular superstars of the 1960 in Asia and Hong Kong. Her best known role was as Tik Siu-ching in The Flying Fox (1964).

Yu died in San Francisco, California on 12 May 2017 from pneumonia at the age of 86.[1]

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  1. "1960s female martial arts star Yu So Chow dies". The Straits Times. 16 May 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2017.

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