According to information in the newspapers Thanh Nien, VTC News, Dan Tri, director and meritorious artist Le Cung Bac passed away at his home after a period of cancer treatment. The funeral ceremony for the director will be held by the family on the afternoon of June 13. The funeral ceremony is expected to take place at 2pm on June 15, then buried at Saigon Thien Phuoc cemetery.
Director, Meritorious Artist Le Cung Bac was born in 1946 in Quang Tri. When he was still a student, he founded the Thu Nhan Theater Department and was famous among students in the South at that time.
After 1975, Le Cung Bac joined Bong Hong theater troupe for a while and then officially switched to the film industry in 1982. In about 10 years, he had over 200 film and television roles.
Mentioning him, people will never forget famous movies and television works such as Beauty of Tay Do, Life Line, Horseshoe of the South, Contrasting Waves, Beauty of Saigon, Heartbeat, Above all hatred, I bathe my pond… In 2011, the late director Le Cung Bac was conferred the title of Excellent Artist by the State.
In recent years, when his health deteriorated, he focused on writing scripts and reading books… His passing made the industry very sad.