Actor and legendary martial artist Bob Wall has died aged 82. The actor and 9th degree Tang Soo Do black-belt best known for his role as bodyguard O’Hara in Enter the Dragon appeared alongside other legends such as Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris and Bolo Yeung in some of the most iconic martial movies of all time.
His passing was announced by his family with a statement to TMZ: “Bob was the greatest husband and father. Family was everything to him. He lived a remarkable life and there is a hole in our hearts that will never be filled. His spirit & legacy will live on forever within us. He was our rock”.
Fellow Enter the Dragon star Bolo Yeung shared several pictures to his Instagram of the two on set as well as more recent snaps of the two icons.
The official Twitter page of Bruce Lee also shared a picture of Bob and Bruce on the set of Way of the Dragon.
🙏🏽Rest In Peace. Bob Wall 1939-2022. pic.twitter.com/HbPrzrxUPt
— Bruce Lee (@brucelee) February 1, 2022