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Godzilla actor Keo Woolford dies at 49 after suffering from a stroke

News Agencies | First published: 30 November 2016, 12:20 IST
Godzilla actor Keo Woolford dies at 49 after suffering from a stroke
Godzilla actor Keo Woolford dies at 49 after suffering from a stroke (Keo Woolford/Twitter)

Actor/director Keo Woolford has died after three days after suffering a stroke. He was 49. Woolford, who directed the critically acclaimed 2013 indie film The Haumana, passed away on Monday according to his publicist.

Woolford's acting credits included a recurring role on TV drama series Hawaii Five-0, 1999 film Happy, Texas and 2014's Godzilla.

He also toured as a member of Hawaiian boy band Brownskin, and led the cast of The King & I onstage in London's West End.

Woolford was working on a sequel to his uplifting The Haumana when he died.

The film closed the 2013 Hawaii International Film Festival, and he was awarded a special jury prize at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival for Best First Feature.

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PTI

First published: 30 November 2016, 12:20 IST
 
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