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Singer Dave Wang Kit's father, former martial art star Wang Hsieh two days ago passed away in Taipei from pancreatic cancer at age 87. Wang Kit later posted on Weibo that he was unable to see his father one last time and pleaded for forgiveness. Reportedly during his treatment Wang Hsieh received visits from Wang Kit. he has already left for Taiwan for the funeral.
Wang Hsieh was originally named Wang Chun Kwan. In 1965 he came to Hong Kong and signed with Shaw, then he became a martial action film star. Since the 50s he started to participate in film, as of 1996 he has starred in over 150 films like THE EMPRESS DOWAGER, INFRAMAN, KILLER CLANS and A BETTER TOMORROW; in A BETTER TOMORROW Wang Hsieh played a Taiwan mob boss. He also guest starred in the Jerry Yan and Wu Chun starred Taiwan idol series HOT SHOT. Wang Hsieh had two marriages. He with his first wife had four children including Wang Kit. With his current wife he was married for 21 years. Wang Hsieh reportedly passed away at his home.
Wang Kit posted two nights ago about his father's passing, "Papa, sorry, I missed by one day. You didn't wait for me. I still couldn't make it to see you one final time. Please forgive me, see you in Heaven."