Tuesday, November 16, 2010

HK Director Wong Tin Lam Passes Away, Aged 82

Wong Tin Lam & son Wong Jin
Famous Hong Kong director and former TVB producer Wong Tin Lam (王天林) passed away on November 16. His son Wong Jin (王晶), also a well-known director, announced his father's death in a statement, expressing his father has left this world peacefully:

"Our dearest father Wong Tin Lam passed away due to physical function decline tonight at 8:20PM in Hong Kong Baptist Hospital, aged 83. His children were there by his deathbed when he was gone. Here we thank all you media's friendly caring and concerns. Funeral details to be announced in the following days."

Wong was born in Shanghai and moved to Hong Kong in 1935. He got involved in film business at 19 and directed his first film at 22. He joined TVB in the 70s and produced many classic series including "Yesterday's Glitter" (京華春夢) and "Love and Passion" (萬水千山總是情). The director retired from directing films in the 90s and only made guest appearances in later films.

By: KAY @ Kay's Entertainment


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