Famous Thai actor and director Sarunyoo Wongkrachang dies at 59 of liver cancer

Sarunyoo Wongkrachang singing on stage of People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) in 2008

Sarunyoo Wongkrachang or spelt Sarunyu Wongkrachang was a Thai actor, singer, host, politician, screenwriter, director and producer. Photo: 2T. CC BY-SA 3.0.

One of Thailand’s best known actor/directors, Sarunyoo “Tua” Wongkrachang, died of liver cancer at Chulalongkorn Hospital on Wednesday. He was 59.

Trained as an architect at Chulalongkorn University, Sarunyu’s heart and mind belonged in acting and, eventually, directing – a career which he loved and pursued for the rest of his life.

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By Thai PBS World

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