Disney star tragically dies after battling Alzheimer's disease

Apr 12, 2018
07:43 A.M.
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It's always good to honor those who had been givers to the world's culture pool, and this man is one of those that could be considered important in this regard.


While most people would think of a big-name movie star, they would usually forget about those movie stars that you can't actually see.

According to Faith Family America, fans are already mourning after the death of a beloved Disney star was just reported.

Soon-Tek Oh, best known for his voice acting work in the iconic Disney movie Mulan, has passed away at the age of 74.

The same outlet explained that early reports state that he died after battling Alzheimer's disease while asking people to pray for his family during this time.


According to Comicbook, Oh was born on June 29, 1943, in what is now South Korea. He was a pioneer for Asian American actors, appearing in the original cast of the Stephen Sondheim musical Pacific Overtures.

He wasn't just a voice actor, as he also had several roles on television in shows like Hawaii Five-O, M*A*S*H, Charlie's Angels and Magnum, P.I.


In 1974, Oh gave life to Lieutenant Hip in the James Bond film, The Man with the Golden Gun. He also played Sensei in 1997's Beverly Hills Ninja opposite the late Chris Farley.

But he got more to him, as he was not only suited for roles in television and movies. Soon-Tek was also very active in the theater community.

Outside of acting, he was also a very active individual. Soon-Tek was a college professor and taught at the Seoul National University of Economics since 2005.

A really varied lifestyle for a man who will always be remembered for his most iconic role, which was his Mulan role, and we couldn't blame anyone for it.