Comedian Pak Piee dies at age 87


PETALING JAYA: Actor and comedian Shafiee Jaafar, better known as Pak Piee, passed away at his daughter’s house in Teluk Bahang, Penang, around 9pm.

He was 87.

According to Kosmo Online, the news of his death was confirmed by his close friend, Omar M Hashim.

Omar said that he had received a phone call from Pak Piee’s daughter who informed him of Pak Piee’s death.

“His (Pak Piee) daughter told me that her father had passed away 10 minutes ago and that they were busy making funeral arrangements,” he told Kosmo.

Pak Piee, who was born in Penang, was known for starring in films such as Mami Jarum, Kongsi, Sifu dan Tongga, as well as Jangan Pandang Belakang Congkak.