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Chow Yun-fat

Name in Native Language: "周潤發" (ZH-HANT)
Actor / Screenwriter / Model (person) | * 05/18/1955 (69) | Lamma Island (Hong Kong)
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Chow Yun-fat SBS (born 18 May 1955), previously known as Donald Chow, is a Hong Kong actor. He has collaborated with filmmaker John Woo in five Hong Kong action films: A Better Tomorrow (1986), A Better Tomorrow II (1987), The Killer (1989), Once a Thief (1991) and Hard Boiled (1992), and in the West is known for his roles as King Mongkut in Anna and the King (1999), Li Mu-bai in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) and Sao Feng in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007). He mainly plays in drama films and has won three Hong Kong Film Awards for Best Actor and two Golden Horse Awards for Bes... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Action | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Chow Yun-fat

Silver Bauhinia Star 2x Golden Horse Award for Best Leading Actor Asia's Most Influential Hong Kong
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Movies with Chow Yun-fat as Actor(110)

as Water Ng2023 One More Chance
as Oswald Kan2023 Cold War III
as Painter2018 Project Gutenberg
as Self (archive footage)2017 Duckweed
as Himself (archive footage)2016 The Moment: Fifty Years of Golden Horse
as Ken Shek / Ko Chun2016 From Vegas to Macau III
as Oswald S.C. Kan2016 Cold War II
as Ho Chung-ping2015 Office
as Jade Emperor2014 The Monkey King
as Chancellor Cao Cao2012 The Assassins
as Cheng Daqi2012 The Last Tycoon
as Huang Silang2010 Let the Bullets Fly
as Anthony Lan-Ting2010 Shanghai
as Confucius2010 Confucius
as Master Roshi2009 Dragonball Evolution
as Chen Hansheng2008 The Children of Huang Shi
as Zhichang Pan / 潘知常2007 The Postmodern Life of My Aunt
as Emperor Ping2006 Curse of the Golden Flower
as Fa Ge (cameo)2005 Waiting Alone
as himself2004 Crossings: John Woo
as The Nameless Monk2003 Bulletproof Monk
as Self (archive footage) (uncredited)2003 Golden Chicken 2
as Self (archive footage) (uncredited)2002 Golden Chicken
as archive footage2002 Ultimate Fights from the Movies
as An Autumn's Tale footage2001 An Autumn Diary
as Master Li Mu Bai2000 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
as Lieutenant Nick Chen1999 The Corruptor
as King Mongkut1999 Anna and the King
as John Lee1998 The Replacement Killers
as Ko Chun / 'The God of Gamblers' (archive footage)1996 God of Gamblers 3: The Early Stage
as Wong A Ping / Killer1995 Peace Hotel
as Jeffrey Chang Ching1994 Treasure Hunt
as Himself (uncredited)1994 Cinema of Vengeance
as Ko Chun / 'The God of Gamblers'1994 God of Gamblers' Return
as Insp. 'Tequila' Yuen1992 Hard Boiled
as Jeff / Gou Fei1992 Full Contact
as Red Bean Puddin / Joe1991 Once a Thief
as Chung Tin Ching1991 Prison on Fire II
as Lam Bo Sun / Mr. Stink1990 The Fun, the Luck & the Tycoon
as Ko Chun / 'The God of Gamblers'1990 God of Gamblers II
as Ah Long1989 All About Ah-Long
as Mechanic in flashback (uncredited)1989 The Romancing Star III
as Ah Jong1989 The Killer
as Ko Chun / 'The God of Gamblers'1989 God of Gamblers
as Lee Man-Ho1989 Triads: The Inside Story
as Sgt. Lau Chun-Pong1989 Wild Search
as Qian Jin / Nelson Chow1988 The Greatest Lover
as Big Mouth Fat [cameo]1988 The Romancing Star II
as Dick Lee1988 City War
as Sgt. Francis Li1988 Tiger on the Beat
as Hung1988 Goodbye My Friend
as Fang Chien Lang / Fong Kim Long1988 The Eighth Happiness
as Chow Ting Fat1988 The Diary of a Big Man
as Joe Leung1988 Fractured Follies
as Wong Yat Fat1987 The Romancing Star
as Fai1987 Code of Honor
as Boss Li Ah Chai1987 Rich and Famous
as 41671 / Chung Tin Ching1987 Prison on Fire
as Ko Chow1987 City on Fire
as Boss Li Ah Chai1987 Tragic Hero
as Tin1987 Flaming Brothers
as Pu Yung Tsai1987 Spiritual Love
as Ken Gor / Ken Lee1987 A Better Tomorrow II
as Samuel Pang1987 An Autumn's Tale
as Inspector Chow1987 Scared Stiff
as Detective1986 My Will, I Will
as Detective Lan1986 Love Unto Wastes
as Joe1986 Witch from Nepal
as Chung1986 The Lunatics
as Mark Gor / Mark Lee1986 A Better Tomorrow
as Peter1986 The Missed Date
as Ho Ting-Bon1986 A Hearty Response
as Song Yu1986 Dream Lovers
as Charles / Ga Ming1986 Lost Romance
as Wesley1986 The Seventh Curse
as Mr Chow1985 Why Me?
as Derek Sun1985 Women
as Fan Liu-Yuan1984 Love in a Fallen City
as Insp Valentino Chow1984 The Occupant
as Yip Kim-Fay1984 Hong Kong 1941
as Kwong Ping1983 Last Affair
as Bullet (as Chow Yun-Fat)1983 Blood Money
as Hui Man Keung1983 The Bund
as Yuen Lik/Nguen Dich1982 The Head Hunter
as Ng Tao1981 The Executor
as Woo Viet1981 The Story of Woo Viet
as Sgt Chu Hwa Tai1980 Modern Heroes
as Killer1980 Pursuit
as Git1980 God Father
as Yam Chung-Lung1980 Joy to the World
as Ko Ming Chung1978 Their Private Lives
as Koon1978 Miss "O"
as Ah Cheng1977 Hot Blood
as Ah Gin1976 Massage Girls

TV Shows/Series with Chow Yun-fat as Actor(9)

as Lui Dong-bun1985 The Yang's Saga
as Cheung Ging Sing1984 Police Cadet
as 阿龙1981 The Shell Game (II)
as Hui Man-keung1980 The Bund

Full Name: Rùnfā Yun-Fat Chow
Born: Wednesday, 05/18 1955 (May) in Lamma Island (Hong Kong) (current age: 69 years + 32 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: Standard Mandarin
Educated at: Liu Po Shan Memorial College
Spouses (current/former): Candice Yu, Jasmine Tan
Other names for Chow Yun-fat (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"周潤發"
"周润发"
"Zhōu Rùnfā"
"주윤발"
"发哥"
"小马哥"
"Fat Tsai"
"Châu Nhuận Phát"
"Yun-fat Chow"
Chow Yun-fat frequently works together with these people:
Wong Jing (34x, Crew)
John Woo (23x, Crew)
Shing Fui-On (17x, Actor)
Andy Lau (14x, Actor)
Kenneth Tsang (12x, Actor)
Ringo Lam (12x, Crew)
Tsui Hark (11x, Crew)
David Wu (11x, Crew)
Eric Tsang (10x, Actor)
Cherie Chung (9x, Actress)
Lowell Lo (9x, Crew)
Lau Siu-Ming (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:370, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/11/2024