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Godzilla actor Keo Woolford dies

November 30, 2016 10:27 IST

Keo WoolfordActor-director Keo Woolford passed away three days after suffering a stroke on November 28. He was 49.

Woolford directed the acclaimed 2013 indie film The Haumana. His acting credits include a recurring role on TV drama series Hawaii Five-0, the 1999 film Happy, Texas, and Godzilla.

He 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 The Haumana when he died.

The film closed the 2013 Hawaii International Film Festival, and he was awarded a special jury prize at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival for Best First Feature.

Photograph: Keo Woolford/Twitter

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