Farewell Shing Fui-On

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Character actor Shing Fui-On passed away last night of cancer.  Though his experience in acting is quite extensive, if you spent any time watching late 80’s and 90’s Hong Kong cinema as I did, you would come to recognize this unique actor, who typically played the antagonist against ‘prettier’ HK boys like Chow Yun-Fat and Andy Lau.  While he was well known for taking up villainous roles, I always got a kick out of seeing him do comedies and felt he was really under-utilized in that genre.

A full article can be found here:
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2009-08/28/content_11956514.htm