Alvin Ing was an American actor and singer, he was best known for his work in Pacific Overtures and Flower Drum Song has died due to Coivid-19 at the age of 89 on Saturday at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California. According to the statement provided to PEOPLE his representatives says “Honolulu native and American Army veteran with a gift to serve, he felt a duty to himself and his fellow citizens to be fully vaccinated,” added “Although he was fully vaccinated, Ing was first diagnosed with pneumonia in mid-July then confirmed to have COVID-19 a few days later. After two weeks of battling COVID-19, Ing passed away due to cardiac arrest.” B.D. Wong, who appeared alongside Ing in the revival of Pacific Overtures, said in a statement “Since forever, the reputation of Asian American actors has been defiled by a well known, but rarely spoken, sentiment: we will never be as good as our colleagues of other colors, never mind better,” further said, “One day Alvin Ing sang for me, and I finally knew, for keeps, that anyone who thought this was pitifully mistaken.”
Alvin Ing Net Worth
$2 Million to $4 Million USD
Alvin Ing was an American actor and singer. He was born on May 26, 1932, in Honolulu, Hawaii, he was 89 years at the time of his demise. He was well known for roles on Broadway and on tour in “Pacific Overtures” and “Flower Drum Song”. He played the Shogun’s mother in the original Broadway production of “Pacific Overtures” in 1976. His film credits included “Stir Crazy,” “The Final Cutdown,” “Smilla’s Sense of Snow”, and “Troop Beverly Hills”. He appeared as a guest on “Falcon Crest”, “The Doctors”, “Benson,” “Quincy, M.E.,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” and many more. He was also a staunch advocate for the AAPI community in the entertainment industry and at the Theater for Asian American Performing Artists he was an active member.
Lea Salonga, who starred in Broadway’s Flower Drum Song, said in a statement “His voice was glorious and filled the room with its flawless sound, but beyond that, his sound was steeped in joy,” further said “Alvin was a joyful presence to be around at every rehearsal and performance. Beyond that his voice always sounded incredible, he brought sweetness and kindness everywhere and to everyone. There was always a gentleness to him, but also a sassy sense of humor. He was a gift to everybody that got to work with him, and I’m only extremely blessed to have had that opportunity.”
The estimated Net Worth of Alvin Ing is between $2 Million to $4 Million USD.
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