|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|
|Other names||Pak Ya|
|Spouse(s)||Datin Alisah Ali (w. 6 February 2013)|
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.
After reportedly suffering from asthma and heart disease prior to his death, Yahya finally died on 6 February 2013, at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital at 6.45 p.m. local time. He was subsequently buried in Teluk Intan, Perak.
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- "Comedian Yahya Sulong dies". The Star. February 6, 2013. Retrieved February 8, 2013.