Veteran Hong Kong actress Sisi Chen died on Sunday in a hospital in Shanghai, local media reported. She was 69.
Hong Kong actress Sisi Chen is seen in an undated file photo. Sisi Chen died on Sunday, October 7, 2007, in a hospital in Shanghai, local media reported. She was 69.
Chen died of pancreatic head cancer, chief-director of the Huadong Hospital, Yu Zhuowei, was quoted as saying.
The actress was diagnosed with the cancer last July, when it had already developed into a late stage.
Born in Shanghai, the prolific actress was best known for her portrait of Qiu Xiang in the 1964 Hong Kong box-office hit comedy San Xiao (Three Charming Smiles).
(CRI.cn October 9, 2007)