Yahya Sulong

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Datuk
Yahya Sulong
Died 6 February 2013 (aged 84)
Kuala Lumpur Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Cause of death
Natural causes by old age
Resting place
Teluk Intan, Perak, Malaysia
Nationality Malaysia
Other names Pak Ya
Citizenship Malaysian
Occupation Comedian
Actor
Spouse(s) Datin Alisah Ali (w. 6 February 2013)
Children 11

Datuk[1] Yahya Sulong (died 6 February 2013), also known as Pak Ya, was a Malaysian comedian and actor, appearing in 24 films and several television sitcoms.

Career[edit]

Sulong made his film debut in Abu Nawas and subsequently appeared in 23 other films, notably those in the 1980s, including Da Di Du, Putus Sudah Kasih Sayang, Toyol and Prebet Lapok.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Sulong was married to Datin Alisah Ali; prior to their marriage, he had married three other times.[1] He had eleven children.[2]

Death[edit]

On 6 February 2013, Sulong died of natural causes by old age at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital at 6.45 p.m., local time. He was buried in Teluk Intan, Perak.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Isteri Datuk Yahya Sulong Malu Suaminya Bergelar Datuk". Oh! Artis. May 13, 2012. Retrieved February 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Comedian Yahya Sulong dies". The Star. February 6, 2013. Retrieved February 8, 2013.