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|Wong Shu Tong, Alice Chan
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|Wong Shu Tong received the Outstanding Contribution Award at the Hong Kong Stuntman Association New Spring event last year and appeared to be in decent shape
|Wong Man Wai prays for her brother
|As Uncle Kau in I HAVE A DATE WITH A VAMPIRE
|Wong Shu Tong in THE BROTHERS played cousins with Chow Yun Fat
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The 77 year old veteran actor Wong Shu Tong 3 years ago held stage two large intestinal cancer. After surgery he has already gradually recovered, only recently cancer cells invaded his lungs. Earlier due to difficulty with breathing he was sent to the hospital. Brother Tong's son Wong wing Cheung two days ago posted on social media to generate support for his father, hoping that he would be able to get over the crisis.
Wong Wing Cheung said, "In 2005 cancer took away my Ma, now cancer is torturing my Pa. Now he is in danger at the hospital, I hope to garner support and pray for his health."
Brother Tong in 1979 starred in Tsui Hark's directing debut THE BUTTERFLY MURDERS (DIP BIN). Then he joined TVB, worked on classic series like CHOR LAU HEUNG, THE BROTHERS, THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY, THE SHELL GAME. Later he also participated in the classic ATV series I HAVE A DATE WITH A VAMPIRE as "Uncle Kau" Ho Ying Kau. Brother Tong's sister Wong Man Wai is also an actor, son Wong Wing Cheung is a voice actor.