Bruce Lee’s Dragon co-star passes away at 96

June 6th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI  

London, June 6 (ANI): Veteran actor Shih Kien, who starred opposite Bruce Lee in the 1973 movie “Enter the Dragon,” has died. He was 96.

Shih, who starred in around 350 films, is best known by western audiences as the one-handed criminal mastermind Han in the film, reports The BBC.

Hong Kong Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Gregory So said Hong Kong had lost an “outstanding performing arts talent”.

Shih passed away on Wednesday at a Hong Kong hospital, the Ming Pao Daily News reported.

In a career spanning 50 years, Shih worked with most of Hong Kong best-known actors including Hard Boiled and Pirates of the Caribbean star Chow Yun Fat. (ANI)

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