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Entertainment Godfrey Gao, 'Mortal Instruments: City of Bones' Star, Dies at 35 on Reality TV Set

15:30  27 november  2019
15:30  27 november  2019 Source:   thewrap.com

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Gao , who starred in 2012’s “The Mortal Instuments: City if Bones ,” was filming a Chinese TV show 27, our beloved Godfrey collapsed while filming on set . Unfortunately following three hours of That gig led to other roles including portraying Magnus Bane in 2012’s “The Mortal Instruments : City of

Godfrey Gao , the Taiwanese-Canadian model and actor, has died at the age of 35 after collapsing on the set of a reality TV program. Gao , whose credits include 2013 fantasy thriller The Mortal Instruments : City Of Bones , was appearing on Chase Me, a show that sees contestants compete to

Godfrey Gao, the Taiwanese Canadian model-actor who broke stereotypes for Asian men in the worlds of fashion and entertainment, died Wednesday in China. He was 35.

Godfrey Gao holding a sign posing for the camera © TheWrap Godfrey Gao

Gao, who starred in 2012's "The Mortal Instuments: City if Bones," was filming a Chinese TV show called "Chase Me" — a reality competition show where contestants perform arduous physical tasks — when he collapsed. He was attended by the show's staff and rushed to a hospital, where sudden cardiac death was announced, reported the Straits Times.

"In the early hours of Nov. 27, our beloved Godfrey collapsed while filming on set. Unfortunately following three hours of medical rescue efforts, he left us. We are very shocked and saddened and even until now find it impossible to accept," a statement from his management company JetStar read on the Chinese social media site Weibo.

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Godfrey Gao at the premiere for The Mortal Instruments : City of Bones . Taiwanese-Canadian actor and model Godfrey Gao , the first Asian person to be the face of Louis Vuitton, died while filming a TV The 35 -year-old Gao collapsed in the eastern city of Ningbo while on the set of Chase Me, a

Godfrey Gao has passed away. On Wednesday, the Taiwanese-Canadian model and actor, best known for playing Magnus Bane in the 2013 film The Mortal Instruments : City of Bones , died while filming the Chinese reality game show 27, our beloved Godfrey collapsed while filming on set .

Gao was born in Taiwan and raised in Vancouver, Canada. In 2011, he became the first Asian male model for Louis Vuitton. That gig led to other roles including portraying Magnus Bane in 2012's "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" and numerous other productions. The lead role in 2016's "Remembering Lichuan" gave him greater recognition throughout Asia.

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Taiwanese-Canadian model and actor Godfrey Gao has died after collapsing on set while filming a The 35 -year-old was a guest participant on Chase Me, a reality TV show that sees teams competing to win a race. He made his mark in Hollywood, appearing in The Mortal Instruments : City of Bones He also became a popular name in China after he starred in popular TV drama Remembering Lichuan.

Godfrey Gao , the Taiwanese-Canadian model and actor, has died at the age of 35 after collapsing on the set of a reality TV program. Gao , whose credits include 2013 fantasy thriller The Mortal Instruments : City Of Bones , was appearing on Chase Me, a show that sees contestants compete to

His leading-man looks and roles helped dispel notions that Asian men could not be seen as desirable or romantic leads.

Remy Hii, who starred in "Crazy Rich Asians" and "Spider-Man: Far From Home," called Gao's death "a loss to us as a community of Asian artists."

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