By: Wu Wan-ting and Christie Chen
Taipei, June 1 (CNA) Award-winning Taiwanese actor Wang Jui (王瑞) died at the age of 85 in Taipei
on Wednesday of heart and lung failure.
Wang was hospitalized in May this year because of discomfort. He was later diagnosed with lung cancer.
“My dear godfather, rest in peace,” Wang Chih-cheng (王志錚), deputy director of the Ministry of Culture’s Department of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development, wrote in a Facebook post that day.
Wang Jui, whose birth name was Wang Hsi-jui (王錫瑞), was active as a film and TV actor in Taiwan from the 1970s to the 1990s. Throughout his career, he had won several Golden Bell Awards, Taiwan’s equivalent of the Emmys. [FULL STORY]