Hong Kong actress Sisi Chen is seen in
an undated file photo. Sisi Chen died on Sunday, October 7, 2007, in a
hospital in Shanghai, local media reported. She was 69. (File
BEIJING, Oct. 9 -- Veteran Hong Kong actress Sisi
Chen died on Sunday in a hospital in Shanghai, local media reported. She was 69.
Chen died of pancreatic head cancer, chief-director
of the Huadong Hospital, Yu Zhuowei, was quoted as saying.
The actress was diagnosed with the cancer last July,
when it had already developed into a late stage.
Born in Shanghai, the prolific actress was best known
for her portrait of Qiu Xiang in the 1964 Hong Kong box-office hit comedy "San
Xiao" (Three Charming Smiles).