Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Obituary: Famous comic Actor Loto passed away

Actor Loto during his sickness (Photo: Chauk Chey, Koh Santepheap newspaper)

Family members are praying in front of the remains of Actor Loto (Photo: Chauk Chey, Koh Santepheap newspaper)

Actor Loto's remain (Photo: Chauk Chey, Koh Santepheap newspaper)

Famous midget comic actor Loto whose real name is Suon Bou, passed away after fighting ravaging disease in the last five years. He passed away at 7:10 PM on August 7, 2006, at his home located in Russey village, Sangkat Stung Mean Chey, Khan Mean Chey.

Loto was a famous comic actor during the Sangkum Reastr Niyum era, featuring in many well known films of the time. He survived the Khmer Rouge regime. More recently, he appeared in Matt Dillon’s film “City of Ghosts” which was shot mainly in Cambodia, acting as a club owner.

He is survived by many children and grandchildren, none of whom are midget.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Do U know the name of the movie he played in? With the dumb wife.. She says "thow wow"

Darrol Chheang said...

A link or titles of his earlier films?

Darrol Chheang said...

A link or titles of his earlier films?