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Godfrey GAO, a Taiwanese-Canadian model and actor has died once he folded whereas filming a variety show in China. He was 35.

His agency, JetStar entertainment, confirmed his death on Wednesday, saying he was rushed to a hospital, where he died once nearly 3 hours.

Actor Godfrey Gao dies after collapsing while filming variety show in China

“We are aghast and saddened” by the incident, JetStar aforementioned, adding that representatives were “always directly by his facet, whilst his family is rushing to the scene.”

The company thanked “friends in the media and everyone who supported Godfrey” for their thoughts, and asked for his family to be left alone to mourn.

According to Chinese media reports, he had been filming Chase me – a night-time variety series by Zhejiang tv that focuses on physical tasks for its contestants. He reportedly folded at around 2am on Wednesday morning (Nov 27), midway through filming.

It was conjointly rumored that he was on set with alternative celebrities as well as metropolis actor William Chan and boy band Fahrenheit member Calvin chen.

Gao who initial began as a fashion model became the first Asian man to model for fashion complete prizefighter Vuitton and asterisked aboard Lena Headey and lily Collins in the 2013 film “The Mortal Instruments: city of Bones.” GAO conjointly appeared in various Chinese-language TV shows and also the 2019 sci-fi epic “Shanghai fort,” according to his IMDB page.