Li Li-hua passed away at 92

23 Mar - Veteran Chinese Hong Kong actress Li Li-hua has recently passed away.

As reported on Focus Taiwan, the actress, who has appeared in more than 120 films, had died in Hong Kong on 19 March. The Golden Horse Committee, which announced the news, didn't specify the cause of death, and only shared that Li would like to have a simple funeral.

Born in Shanghai in 1924, Li made her debut through "Three Smiles" in 1940, before making more memorable movies including "Yang Gui Fei" (1962), "Empress Wu" (1963), and "The Fate of Lee Khan" (1973).

She was married three times - first to Zhang Xupu in the 1940s, then director Yen Chun in Hong Kong in the 1950s - the longest marriage that ended in 1980 when he died in the United Sates. She later married businessman Wu Zhongyi, who also passed away in 2006.

Li was last seen in 2015, when she appeared in Taiwan to accept the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 52nd Golden Horse Awards.

She was 92.

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