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Rest in peace, Keo Woolford.

The star of the CBS reboot of “Hawaii Five-0” passed away on Monday in Oahu, Hawaii, three days after he suffered a “severe” stroke, his publicist confirmed to PEOPLE. He was 49.

Woolford starred in the reoccurring role of Det. James Chang on “Hawaii Five-0.” He also had small roles in “Godzilla” (2014), “Act of Valor” (2012) and “Happy Texas” (1999). At the time of his death, he was finalizing his film “The Haumana 2,” a follow up to his film “The Haumana,” a story about a struggling luau host who reconnects with his culture after agreeing to teach a boys hula class.


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Colleges and friends of Woolford took to social media to mourn upon hearing the news.

 

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