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Actor-director Keo Woolford dies

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Actor/director Keo Woolford has died after three days after suffering a stroke. He was 49.

Woolford, who directed acclaimed 2013 indie film "The Haumana", passed away on Monday, according to his publicist, reporetd Entertainment Weekly.

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 Asian Pacific Film Festival for Best First Feature.

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First Published: Wed, November 30 2016. 10:28 IST