Simon Yam Tat-wah, 64, who appeared in the 2003 Hollywood film, “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life,” starring Angelina Jolie, was recovering after medical treatment and returning to Hong Kong, the South China Morning Post reported.
The suspect, a 53-year-old man identified only by the surname Chen, was apprehended at the scene, the report said. Authorities said he had been diagnosed with schizophrenia, according to the report.
The attack occurred as Yam was onstage, handing out gifts to guests at the opening of a building materials store in Guangdong province, the Morning Post reported.
Yam’s management company planned to take legal action against the suspect, the report said.