Ko Chun-hsiung, Taiwanese actor and politician, Died at 70

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Ko Chun-hsiung was born on January 15, 1945, and died on December 7, 2015.

He was a Taiwanese actor and politician.

Ko Chun-hsiung had been acting since the 1960s and had appeared in over 120 films.

His career accolades included three Golden Horse Awards, two Asia Pacific Film Festival for Best Actor Awards, a Panama International Film Festival for Best Actor Award.

In 2005, the Chinese Film Association of Performance Art named Ko Chun-hsiung on the list of the 100 Outstanding Artists in Chinese Film (1905 to 2004).

Ko Chun-hsiung was born in Kaohsiung, during Taiwan under Japanese rule, he attended Gaoxiong No.2 School and graduated from National Taiwan University of Arts, he also studied at Tokyo University and Saint John’s College.

Ko Chun-hsiung was twice married. Originally wed to actress Chang Meiyao in 1970, Ko Chun-hsiung became the father of two children, Ko Yishan and Ko Pinyin. They divorced in 2004.

He remarried in 2005, to Tsai Qinghua. They had two children, Ko Jianyu and Ko Zier.

Ko Chun-hsiung passed away at age 70 in December 2015.


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