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Phlllip Ko

Actor

Born - 19 June 1949, Hong Kong, British Protectorate, now China
Died - 30 March 2017

Muscular, stocky Hong Kong actor whose rather squashed handsomeness qualified him to play fierce villains in martial arts actioners and some interesting character roles in nearly 200 films before his early death from cancer. Born Phillip Ko Fei, he made his screen debut in his early twenties, his subsequent credits including The Deadly Duo (1971), The Water Margin (1972), Enter the Dragon (1973), Shaolin Vengeance (1974), Super Dragon (1976), Fists of Fury II (1977), Wu Tang Swordsman (1978), Dreadnaught (1981), Dragon Blood (1982), Mission Thunderbolt (1983), Lightning Fists of Shaolin (1984), This Man is Dangerous (1985), Shanghai Express (1986), On the Run (1988), Fatal Termination (1990), Lethal Panther 2 (1993), Angel on Fire (1995), Black Ninja (1998), Shadow Mask (2001) and The Nugget (2002), his last. Japanese actress Yukari Oshima was the first of his two wives.