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Andy Lau

Name in Native Language: "劉德華" (Chinese (Mandarin)/ZH)
Actor / Film Producer / Television Presenter / Justice Of The Peace / Lyricist / Songwriter / Film Director | * 09/27/1961 (62) | Tai Po, Hong Kong, British Crown Colony (now China)
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Andy Lau Tak-wah (simplified Chinese: 刘德华; traditional Chinese: 劉德華; pinyin: Liú Déhuá; Jyutping: Lau4 Dak1 Waa4; born 27 September 1961) is a Hong Kong actor, singer-songwriter and film producer. He was named the "Fourth Tiger" among the Five Tiger Generals of TVB in the 1980s as well as one of the Four Heavenly Kings in the 1990s. Lau won the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actor three times, the Golden Horse Award for Best Leading Actor twice, and was entered into the Guinness World Records for the "Most Awards Won by a Cantopop Male Artist" in 2000, with a total of 444 music awards by 2006. Forbes magazine has ranked Lau as one of the world's highest-paid actors. In 2018, Lau became a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. In 2024, Lau was elected vice chairman of the 11th China Film Association. Over a career of four decades, Lau has been one of the most commercially and critically successful artists in the Chinese world. ()
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Andy Lau Tak-wah(born 27 September 1961) is a Hong KongCantopopsinger, actor, presenter, and film producer. Lau has been one of Hong Kong's most commercially successful film actors since the mid-1980s, performing in more than 160 films while maintaining a successful singing career at the same time.For his contributions, a wax figure of Lau was unveiled on 1 June 2005 at theMadame Tussauds Hong Kong. He also entered intoGuinness World Recordsfor "Most Awards Won by a Cantopop Male Artist". By April 2000, he had already won a total unprecedented 292 awards.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Action | Comedies

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Andy Lau

Medal of Honour (Hong Kong) 2x Golden Horse Award for Best Leading Actor Bronze Bauhinia Star
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Movies with Andy Lau as Actor(187)

as 刘伟驰2024 The Movie Emperor
as Wa Xili2023 Moscow Mission
as Liu Qiyuan2023 The Goldfinger
as Tu Hengyu (图恒宇)2023 The Wandering Earth II
as Zhou Quan2021 Endgame
as Yim Chi-long2020 Find Your Voice
as Poon Sing-fung2020 Shock Wave 2
as Kwok Tin-Yan2019 Fagara
as Lee Rock2017 Chasing the Dragon
as Dan Zhang2017 The Adventurers
as Cheung J.S.2017 Shock Wave
as Sir Sampan Hung2016 Mission Milano
as Himself (archive footage)2016 The Moment: Fifty Years of Golden Horse
as Wang Junshi2016 The Great Wall
as Li Zheng-Jiu2016 The Bodyguard
as Teacher (Special Thanks)2016 Railroad Tigers
as Mr. Wu2015 Saving Mr. Wu
as Michael, Knight of Gamblers2015 From Vegas to Macau II
as Lei Zekuan2015 Lost and Love
as himself2015 Our Times
as himself2014 Golden Chickensss
as Xiao Jinhan2013 Switch
as Photograph of him2013 Angry Kid
as himself2013 Boundless
as Inspector Lui2013 Firestorm
as Chong Si Teun / Johnston2013 Blind Detective
as Philip Luk Ming-wah2012 Cold War
as Roger Leung2011 A Simple Life
as Sun Zigang2011 What Women Want
as General Hou Jie2011 Shaolin
as Himself [archive footage]2010 Johnnie Got His Gun!
as Kidd Zhou/Zhou Zhihao2010 Future X-Cops
as Sam Ching2009 Look for a Star
as Chief Inspector Lau2007 Brothers
as Lin Quin2007 Protégé
as Cao Er-Hu2007 The Warlords
as Muscle guy / Warden 3332006 I'll Call You
as Dr. Ko/Derek Hui2005 All About Love
as Narrator (voice)2005 The Shoe Fairy
as Chun Yao2004 Magic Kitchen
as McBing (voice)2004 McDull, Prince de la Bun
as Hung Yan Chiu2004 Jiang Hu
as Mr. To2004 Yesterday Once More
as himself2003 Give Them a Chance
as Big2003 Running on Karma
as 1) & 11)2003 1:99 Shorts
as himself2003 Golden Chicken 2
as himself2003 Love Under the Sun
as Lau Kin-Ming2003 Infernal Affairs III
as Zhan Zhao2003 Cat and Mouse
as himself2002 Golden Chicken
as Lau Kin-Ming2002 Infernal Affairs
as Andy2002 Fat Choi Spirit
as Lok Tok-Wah2001 Fulltime Killer
as Namson Lau2001 Dance of a Dream
as Fatso2001 Love on a Diet
as Andy Cheung / The Cupid Express2000 Needing You...
as Mong Fu2000 A Fighter's Blues
as Cool-Son Yeh2000 The Duel
as Mr. Cheung1999 Running Out of Time
as Albert Lai1999 Fascination Amour
as Fei-Loong1999 Century of the Dragon
as Wah Dee1999 Prince Charming
as King1998 The Conman
as Wai Cheung-Dee1998 A True Mob Story
as Man at outdoor cafe1997 Cause We Are So Young
as Captain Fong Gwok-Fai1997 Island of Greed
as Dr. Tak Ken1997 Armageddon
as San Chung Wa1996 What a Wonderful World
as Lau Tin-Wai1996 A Moment of Romance III
as Ding Lik1996 Shanghai Grand
as Wai Lok-Yan / Mandy1995 The Adventurers
as Himself [archive footage]1995 Eastern Heroes: The Video Magazine - Volume 1
as Joe Jiang1995 Full Throttle
as Himself (Archive Footage)1995 Top Fighter
as Counter Intelligence Officer1994 The Legend of Drunken Master
as Ko Shao (The Judge)1994 A Taste of Killing and Romance
as Sam Siu / Smiling Sam1994 The Three Swordsmen
as Cheung Ye Pang1994 Heaven and Earth
as Yeung Kwun1994 Drunken Master III
as Chou Chun-Chieh1993 Come Fly the Dragon
as Shing1993 Days of Tomorrow
as Mandy Chin1993 Perfect Exchange
as Tit Min/Vega1993 Future Cops
as Simon Tam1992 The Sting
as Prince Twelve/Lu Lo1992 The Prince of Temple Street
as Lee Rock [cameo][uncredited]1992 Arrest the Restless
as Lee Rock1992 Lee Rock III
as Benny Ho Hsin1992 Casino Tycoon II
as Yo Ko1992 The Thief of Time
as Fishy1992 Handsome Siblings
as Ching Yan1992 Saviour Of The Soul II
as Ah Fei1992 Moon Warriors
as Andy1992 Gun n' Rose
as Wong Kau-Tai1992 Gameboy Kids
as Yuen Ta Hwa1992 What A Hero!
as Ho Hsin/Benny1992 Casino Tycoon
as Koo Siu York1991 Hong Kong Godfather
as Bee1991 The Last Blood
as Chicken Feet1991 Casino Raiders II
as Chief Sergeant Major Lee Rock1991 Lee Rock II
as Ben Li1991 Zodiac Killers
as Lung Ka-Chun1991 Dances with Dragon
as Ching1991 Saviour of the Soul
as Hero Wah1991 Don't Fool Me
as Thief / Lau Chi-Ming1991 The Tigers
as Chi Man-Kit1991 Tricky Brains
as Presenter1991 The Banquet
as Lee Rock1991 Lee Rock
as Big Dee1990 No Risk, No Gain
as Che1990 Gangland Odyssey
as Henry Tse1990 Dragon in Jail
as Iron Ball / Boss Lee1990 Island of Fire
as Wah1990 The Fortune Code
as Little Knife / Knight of Gamblers1990 God of Gamblers II
as Mo Tak-fai1990 Kung Fu Vs. Acrobatic
as Tide1990 Days of Being Wild
as Wah Dee1990 A Moment of Romance
as Tu1990 A Home Too Far
as Fook/Cloud1990 Kawashima Yoshiko
as Cheung Ka-Wah1989 Bloody Brotherhood
as Crab Chan1989 Casino Raiders
as Turbo1989 News Attack
as Happy Chiu1989 Crocodile Hunter
as Traffic cop1989 Little Cop
as Lau Pei1989 The Romancing Star III
as Li Cheung Kong1989 Long Arm of the Law III
as Michael Chan / Little Knife / Dagger1989 God of Gamblers
as Sas/Puppy1989 City Kids 1989
as Adoptive father1989 China White
as Raymond Lau1989 The Truth – Final Episode
as Lok Ka Sing1989 Perfect Match
as Liou Chi Tsu1989 Stars & Roses
as Kwai/Andy1988 The Crazy Companies 2
as Lau Kwok-Wah1988 Walk on Fire
as Lam Kong1988 Runaway Blues
as Wah1988 In the Blood
as Lau Pai1988 The Romancing Star II
as Tsui Ting Kwai1988 The Crazy Companies
as Ah Wah1988 As Tears Go By
as Raymond Lau1988 The Truth
as Charlie Chan1988 Three Against the World
as Lung Wah1988 The Dragon Family
as Lam Ting Kwok1987 Rich and Famous
as Lam Ting Kwok1987 Tragic Hero
as Lam Ting Yat1987 Sworn Brothers
as Andy Lo1986 Magic Crystal
as Inspector at Warehouse1985 Twinkle, Twinkle, Lucky Stars
as Raymond Lau1985 The Unwritten Law
as Student1984 Shanghai 13
as Eric1984 Everlasting Love
as Alan Wong Wai-Lun1983 Home at Hong Kong
as Paul1983 On the Wrong Track
as To Minh1982 Boat People
as Trainee1982 Once Upon a Rainbow

TV Shows/Series with Andy Lau as Actor(5)

as Yang Luk-long1985 The Yang's Saga
as 康熙皇帝1984 The Duke of Mount Deer

Movies with Andy Lau as Crew(30)

Production/Executive Producer2023 I Did It My Way
Production/Executive Producer2023 Crisis Route
Production/Executive Producer2023 Moscow Mission
Sound/Songs2021 Railway Heroes
Production/Producer2020 Find Your Voice
Production/Producer2020 Shock Wave 2
Sound/Theme Song Performance2020 Shock Wave 2
Production/Producer2019 The White Storm 2: Drug Lords
Production/Producer2017 The Adventurers
Production/Producer2017 Shock Wave
Production/Executive Producer2016 Mission Milano
Production/Executive Producer2016 The Bodyguard
Production/Production Manager2014 Bull Brothers
Production/Producer2013 Singing When We're Young
Production/Producer2013 Firestorm
Sound/Theme Song Performance2011 Shaolin
Crew/Presenter2010 Gallants
Production/Executive Producer2006 Crazy Stone
Crew/Presenter2006 Rain Dogs
Production/Executive Producer2006 Invisible Waves
Production/Producer2005 All About Love
Directing/Director2003 Love Under the Sun
Production/Producer2002 The Runaway Pistol
Production/Producer2001 Fulltime Killer
Production/Producer2001 Dance of a Dream
Production/Producer2000 A Fighter's Blues
Production/Producer1998 The Longest Summer
Production/Executive Producer1997 Made in Hong Kong
Sound/Theme Song Performance1991 Casino Raiders II
Sound/Songs1990 Forbidden Imperial Tales

TV Shows/Series with Andy Lau as Crew(1)

Production/Producer2018 The Trading Floor

Additional Information

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Full Name: Andy Déhuá Liu
Born: Wednesday, 09/27 1961 (September) in Tai Po, Hong Kong, British Crown Colony (now China) (current age: 62 years + 299 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: Chinese (Cantonese) (CN, native language), Mandarin
Educated at: Ho Lap College
Spouses (current/former): Carol Chu
Other names for Andy Lau (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"유덕화"
"劉德華"
"Andy Lau Duk-wah"
"Andy Lau Tak-wah"
"Lau Tak-wah"
"Lau Duk-wah"
"刘德华"
"หลิวเต๋อหัว"
"Lưu Đức Hoa"
"劉福榮"
"華仔" (Nickname)
"華哥" (Nickname)
"劉天王" (Nickname)
Andy Lau frequently works together with these people:
Wong Jing (82x, Crew)
Eric Tsang (33x, Actor)
Andrew Lau (29x, Crew)
Shing Fui-On (28x, Actor)
Anthony Wong (22x, Actor)
Johnnie To (22x, Crew)
Sammo Hung (20x, Actor)
Gordon Lam (18x, Actor)
Chin Ka-Lok (18x, Actor)
Jackie Chan (17x, Actor)
Corey Yuen (17x, Actor)
Francis Ng (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:273, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/22/2024