Godfrey Gao died from a heart attack while taking part in a physically demanding television programme. Photo: Invision via AP

Chinese TV station faces wave of criticism after death of Taiwanese-Canadian actor Godfrey Gao during filming

  • Leaked documents suggest that Gao had signed a one-sided contract that absolved programme makers Zhejiang Television of all liability
  • Actor collapsed while taking part in an episode of Chase Me, a reality show noted for its tough physical challenges
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Godfrey Gao died from a heart attack while taking part in a physically demanding television programme. Photo: Invision via AP
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Taiwanese-Canadian model and actor Godfrey Gao died suddenly on set of Chinese reality TV show Chase Me, aged 35.

Godfrey Gao remembered: 5 facts about the crossover actor, Toy Story voice star and first male Asian model to be signed by Louis Vuitton

Taiwanese-Canadian actor Godfrey Gao died today suddenly, after earlier collapsing on the set of Chinese reality TV show Chase Me – we remember an Asian icon who crossed worlds

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Taiwanese-Canadian model and actor Godfrey Gao died suddenly on set of Chinese reality TV show Chase Me, aged 35.
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