Hong Kong veteran actor, Kenneth Tsang found dead at Kowloon Hotel in TST


27th April 2022 – (Hong Kong) At 12.14pm this afternoon (27th), Hong Kong veteran actor, 87-year-old Kenneth Tsang was found by the staff to be in a coma in a room at the Kowloon Hotel No. 19 Nathan Road in Tsim Sha Tsui. Police and paramedics arrived at the scene. After examination, it was confirmed that the victim passed away at the scene. The cause of death was to be determined after an autopsy. It is understood that the deceased actor was staying at the designated quarantine hotel. He returned to Hong Kong from Singapore on 25th April to undergo 7-day quarantine. He travelled alone to Malaysia for vacation before going to Singapore for filming. His wife did not respond to media enquiries after the incident was revealed.

Kenneth Tsang Kong was a Hong Kong actor. Tsang’s career has spanned 50 years and included a variety of acting roles. Tsang won the Best Supporting Actor Award at the 34th Hong Kong Film Awards in 2015.

Up to this point, Tsang had played roles in mainly Hong Kong movies. His first Hollywood film was The Replacement Killers (1998), also the Hollywood debut of co-star Chow Yun-fat. Tsang appeared alongside Chow once again in Anna and the King as well as Jackie Chan in Rush Hour 2. Tsang played General Moon in the James Bond film Die Another Day (2002), and he continues to appear in films from his native Hong Kong.

Tsang was married three times, he first married a Malaysian Chinese and member of circus troupe Lan Di in 1969 and had a son. They divorced ten years later in 1979 and his son left to live with his mother. They had since resided in Vancouver, Canada.

Tsang married columnist and model Barbara Tang in 1980, they have a daughter Musette Tsang Mo-suet. Tsang and Tang divorced in 1990.

In 1994 Tsang married Chiao Chiao, a Chinese-born Taiwanese actress.