Hot on the heels of the deaths of Ng Man Tat and Liu Kai Chi to cancer, that disease has claimed another veteran TVB actor from that era.

Wong Shu Tong appeared alongside Ng Man Tat in 1979's CHOR LAU HEUNG as swordsman Central Plains 1 Dim Hung. He also played Southern Gambler King Lo 4 Hoi's bodyguard "Divine Gunman" Yeung Geen in THE SHELL GAME (1980). Another signature role was "Dai Ma" (Big Hemp) Sing in THE BROTHERS. Later in his career, Wong Shu Tong performed in ATV's MY DATE WITH A VAMPIRE series.

The Grim Reaper of cancer has been greedy this year for veteran TVB actors.