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Veteran and award winning actor, Joe Abeywickrama passed away at the age of 78 . Gammana Patabendige Don John “Joe” Abeywickrama was born on June 13, 1933. He began acting in 1957 and continued until recently. Many in the industry consider him as the best character depictor in Sinhala cinema.
He won a gamut of awards for his acting prowess on the silver screen, including several Sarasavi Awards. At the 1999 Singapore International Film Festival, Abeywickrama won the Silver Screen Award for Best Asian Actor for his portrayal of a grieving father in the film Pura Handa Kaluwara ( Death on a Full Moon Day).
His versatile acting produced some of the most memorable characters ever in the Sri Lankan cinema which would no doubt be embedded in the hearts of the fans for life.
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