Woolford played Detective James Chang in the CBS Hawaii Five-0 Remake
Hawaii Five-0 actor Keo Woolford has died at age 49.
Woolford played Detective James Chang in the CBS remake of Hawaii Five-0.
According to his publicist, Woolford died at a hospital in Hawaii, three days after suffering a stroke.
In 2001-02 Woolford starred as the King of Siam in The King And I, opposite Elain Paige in London’s West End.
In 2013, Woolford received a special jury prize at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival for best first feature, The Haumana. Publicist Tracy Larrau said Woolford had just completed the script for a sequel, with auditions beginning in January.
Woolford also had small roles in films including Falling For Grace, Gozilla (2014) and Happy, Texas.
Daniel Dae Kim and Brian Yang, who star alongside Woolford in Hawaii Five-0, paid their tributes via Twitter.
As talented as you were, I will remember you most for your kindness. Thank you for sharing your light with us, @KeoWoolford. Rest In Peace.
— Daniel Dae Kim (@danieldaekim) November 29, 2016
So saddened to learn of @keowoolford‘s passing. From NYC to Hawaii, we miss you. https://t.co/GatxlIW6w1
— Brian Yang (@briflys) November 30, 2016