'Ip Man 2' actor Darren Shahlavi dies, aged 42

21 January 2015 / 1 year 9 months ago

Darren Shahlavi, an actor which appeared in popular shows like 'Ip Man 2', 'Arrow', and 'Mortal Kombat: Legacy' has passed away. He was aged 42.

According to TMZ,he died of an apparent drug overdose.

Shahlavi was found dead January 14 at his L.A. home and law enforcement sources tell TMZ that it appears he overdosed on prescription meds.

The 42-year-old actor reportedly had a history of drug and alcohol abuse.

He pursued a stunt career in Hong Kong in the '90s and eventually went to the U.S. to pursue acting.

The L.A. County Coroner is conducting toxicology tests before determining the exact cause of death.

Watch his famous scene as 'Twister' in Ip Man 2:

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