To his friends and co-stars, he was an extraordinary actor, friend, and person. And now, they want the world to know. In memory of one of its former actors, Hong Kong broadcaster TVB recently telecast a special tribute episode on comedian Ng Man Tat, who died on Feb 27 aged 70 after a battle with liver cancer. Many of his close friends — including celebrities Alex To, Kingdom Yuen, and Tenky Tin — shared special and sometimes hilarious memories of Man Tat, whom they fondly called Tat-kor, or Brother Tat. One of the most poignant stories shared in the episode was from veteran actor Eric Tsang. “This is one of Tat-kor’s personal experiences. It’s a very positive and uplifting story that I often share with younger actors and showbiz friends. Tat-kor was a spectacular actor but in his youth, he loved to drink and gamble, to the point that he was saddled with debts,” Eric, 67, said. “He went around asking friends and production crew members to lend him money, and eventually, people were afraid to call him for acting projects. ‘If we hired him, would we have to lend him money again?’ “One of his good friends, now a very… Read full this story
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