Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Legendary actor-comedian S. Shamsuddin dies in Singapore, aged 84
Actor, comedian S. Shamsuddin, 84, died at his home in Singapore on Tuesday.
He died at 10:56am in his home at Block 101 Bukit Batok West Avenue 6, # 07-34, Jurong, Singapore, said his son Noredah.
Noredah said his father was found unconscious Tuesday morning and was immediately taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Shamsuddin, whose real name is Dali Sahamsudin Puteh Esmoon, married in 1954 and had seven children.
He was born on Jan 1, 1929 in Pasir Panjang, Singapore, and worked with other great artists such as the late Tan Sri P. Ramlee, the late A.R. Tompel and Datuk Aziz Satar.
Shamsuddin acted in about 30 movies including Nujum Pak Belalang, Nasib Si Labu Labi and Tiga Abdul