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'Hawaii Five-O' actor Keo Woolford dies at 49

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'Hawaii Five-O' actor Keo Woolford dies at 49

Keo Woolford performs Robert Cazimero's Hula choreography in 2007. (Christopher Komuro / East West Players)
Keo Woolford performs Robert Cazimero's Hula choreography in 2007. (Christopher Komuro / East West Players)

Actor and filmmaker Keo Woolford, known recently for his role as Detective James Changon CBS' remake of "Hawaii Five-0," died Monday after suffering a stroke three days earlier, according to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

PublicistTracy Larruaconfirmed his death, noting also that he died at Pali Momi Medical Center in West O’ahu.

His other credits included 2012’s “Act of Valor” and 2014’s “Godzilla.”

He was also recently appointed kumu hula (teacher of hula, basically) of Kumu Hula Robert Cazimero’s award-winning performance Halau Na Kamalei o Lililehua.

"Hawaii Five-O" co-star Daniel Dae Kim and actress Kelly Hu were among those addingtributes on Twitter.

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