Model-Actor Godfrey Gao Dies in China While Filming Reality Show

Taiwanese-Canadian talent Godfrey Gao died early Wednesday after collapsing during the filming of a popular reality TV show in southeastern China.

The 35-year-old model and actor collapsed while participating in a sports entertainment show being filmed in East China’s Zhejiang Province. Born in Taiwan, Gao grew up in Vancouver and starred in shows across China and Taiwan.

Gao starred in ‘Mortal Instruments’ and was the first Asian model featured by Louis Vuitton in a global campaign.

The star collapsed in the eastern city of Ningbo while on the set of “Chase Me,”a competitive sports reality show in China’s Zhejiang Television.