Hawaii Five-0 and Godzilla Actor Keo Woolford No More, Dies of Stroke Complications At 49

By Savitha Muppala | 12 months ago
Hawaii Five-0 and Godzilla Actor Keo Woolford No More, Dies of Stroke Complications At 49
Keo Woolford

Keo Woolford is well known for his role as Detective James Chang in the television series, Hawaii Five-O. He died of stroke complications on Monday, in Oahu, Hawaii.  He was 49.

According to the account of the actor’s niece, Raeceen Woolford Satele, the actor had passed out on the floor at his home on Friday. The actor was rushed to the hospital, reports NY Times.

The actor who battled for his life could not make it. He died three days later.

Keo Woolford’s Unforgettable Roles

Woolford is remembered for the many different characters he portrayed with ease in movies as well as in Hawaii Five-O.

The 2014 remake of Godzilla and Act of Valor (2012) stand out in the minds of his innumerable fans.

He played Detective Chang in CBS popular drama series, Hawaii five-O from 2011 -2015. This role helped in increasing his popularity. His fans will be remembered most for his contribution to the series.

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Childhood and Growing Years

Actor Keo Woolford  began a career in acting in 1990. He was born on Jan. 26, 1967, in Honolulu. He grew up in the home of Dwight and Vicki Woolford, who adopted Woolford when he was barely 4 days old.

Woolford made impressive forays into the film and television arena. He also performed on stage which took him to London several times. Fans in London will remember him for his role, King of Siam in the musical, The King and I.

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 Woolford as Scriptwriter and Director

Woolford’s thirst for creativity did not end with acting. He dabbled with script writing as well.  In Í land, a solo play that Woolford wrote and performed,  he gave fans a peek into his heritage. The play had a good innings and toured for close to three years.

Mr. Woolford came into his own with his directorial debut in 2010 with  Lunchtime.

The untimely death of Keo Woolford at 49 is a huge loss to the entertainment industry.

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