Published: Saturday February 16, 2013 MYT 7:44:00 PM
Updated: Saturday February 16, 2013 MYT 10:57:42 PM
Veteran actor Kuswadinata dies
KUALA LUMPUR: Veteran actor Kuswadinata (pix), or his real name Kuswadi Bujang, died at the Ampang Hospital here at the age of 74 after suffering from colon cancer and kidney problems.
Malaysian Artistes' Association (Seniman) president Zed Zaidi said Kuswadinata breathed his last at about 5pm and his remains would be brought to his home at No.7, Jalan Rasmi 1, Taman Rasmi Jaya, Ampang, Selangor.
The remains will be taken to Bukit Indah Mosque for prayers at 8am Sunday, he told Bernama.
Kuswadinata is survived by his wife Kamariah Mohd Said, 57, and four children, Jasmine, 27, Hafsham, 26, Irwan, 25 and Rizal, 23.
The Singapore-born actor began his career in 1957 with Cathay Keris film production company.
Among his films are Ibu Mertuaku, Antara Dua Darjat, Lang Buana and Gerak Khas 3.