Kung Fu Film Actor Lau Kar Leung Dead
Saturday Morning Kung Fu Theater fans are mourning today as Lau Kar Leung (real name: Liu Chia Liang), lost his battle with leukemia according to the media in Hong Kong. Lau's career spanned more than a half-century of films, including the most recent, 2003's Drunken Monkey.
He was 76 years old.
Lau most famously starred in films with his more famous "god-brother" Gordon Liu, who is also fighting an illness and in critical condition. Other films featuring Lau include The 36th Chamber of Shaolin, My Young Auntie, Drunken Master II with Jackie Chan, and Tsui Hark's Seven Swords.
Here he is taking on Sammo Hung in Pedicab Driver: