American-born Chinese lawyer, translator, and actor who lived in China from 1947 to his death in 2014.
As one of the very few naturalized citizens of the PRC, Shapiro held citizenship from 1963 to his death.
In 1983, he was elected as a member of a governmental assembly of the PRC that provided a forum for input from non-Communist political organizations.
Sidney Shapiro - Wikipedia
“Remembering Sidney Shapiro: Famed US-born Chinese translator” – China.org.cn (2014)