Gordon Liu Suffers Stroke and Becomes Disabled
Renown martial arts actor, 56-year-old Gordon Liu (劉家輝), suffered a stroke earlier, leading to the Kill Bill star becoming significantly disabled and dependent upon a wheelchair. Due to the incident, Gordon became severely depressed. Recently, his morale increased due to encouragement from loved ones.
In earlier news, it was reported that while participating in a band practice in To Kwa Wan in early August, Gordon fell and hit his head. Since the incident, Gordon halted all his work. In the latest issue of Next Magazine, it was clarified that on that fateful day, Gordon had in fact suffered a stroke, causing him to fall down. His head crashed into a nearby stairway, resulting in a 5-inch wound on the left side of his head. He was sent immediately to the hospital for treatment.
After his stroke, Gordon’s right hand and leg suffered immobility. He also experienced speech impairment. Gordon will require long-term physical therapy and rehabilitation treatment.
Excerpt from Next Magazine # 1129
Jayne: My father suffered a stroke 5 years ago and our family thought we would lose him at the time. Life is indeed not the same after a stroke. Whether through a stroke or accident, a newly acquired physical disability can make the person very bitter, angry and depressed. For a great martial artist such as Gordon Liu, whose abilities were nearly superhuman, this effect is magnified and the emotional impact much worse.
Gordon, I hope you find courage and continue to live a happy life. Nothing is more precious than being alive and getting a second chance to continue to live.