Meritorious Artist Pham Bang passes away

Meritorious Artist Pham Bang passed away at the age of 85 from illness in Hanoi on October 31.

The veteran actor was born in 1931 in Hanoi. He studied in the Vietnam College of Public Works which was named University of Transport and Communications in 1962, but had an acting aspiration.

He took part in an amateur drama troupe formed by poet Hoang Cam and writer Nguyen Huy Tuong in 1959, and joined the Hanoi art troupe in this year.

Actor Pham Bang is known for bringing happiness and laughter to the audiences through comedy skits in the popular VTV show “Meeting at weekend”.

By Mai An – Translated by Kim Khanh

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