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Tony Leung Chiu-wai

Actor | * 06/27/1962 (59) | Hong Kong, British Crown Colony [now China] (Hong Kong)
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Tony Leung Chiu-wai (Chinese: 梁朝偉, born 27 June 1962) is a Hong Kong actor and singer. He is one of Asia's most successful and internationally recognised actors, and was named as "Small Tiger" among the Five Tiger Generals of TVB. He has won many international acting prizes, including the Cannes Film Festival award for Best Actor for his performance in Wong Kar-wai's film In the Mood for Love. He was named by CNN as one of "Asia's 25 Greatest Actors of All Time". Leung is known for his collaborations with director Wong Kar-wai, with whom he has worked in seven films including Chungking Express (1994), Happy Together (1997), In the Mood for Love (2000), and The Grandmaster (2013). He also appeared in three Venice Film Festival Golden Lion-winning films, including A City of Sadness ()
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Tony Leung Chiu-wai (born 27 June 1962) is a Hong Kong actor and singer. He is considered one of Asia's most successful and internationally recognised actors and was named as "Small Tiger" among the Five Tiger Generals of TVB. He has won many international acting prizes, including the Cannes Film Festival award for Best Actor for his performance in Wong Kar-wai's film In the Mood for Love. Leung is widely considered the best native Hong Kong actor of his generation. He was named by CNN as one of "Asia's 25 Greatest Actors of All Time".Leung is known for his collaborations with director Wong Kar-wai, with whom he has worked in seven films including Chungking Express (1994), Happy Together (1997), In the Mood for Love (2000), and The Grandmaster (2013). He also appeared in three Venice Film Festival Golden Lion-winning films, including A City of Sadness (1989), Cyclo (1995) and Lust, Caution (2007), directed by Ang Lee. Leung also stars in the Academy Award-nominated film Hero, and the box office hits Hard Boiled (1992) and Infernal Affairs (2002). Leung was cast as the Mandarin in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021).Leung has a comprehensive set of awards that he has won in a career that began in the 1980s. For In the Mood for Love, Leung earned the Best Actor award at the Cannes Film Festival. He is also a seven-time winner at the Hong Kong Film Awards and three-time winner at the Golden Horse Film Awards, holding the record for most awards in the Best Actor category. The 2002 book East Asian Film Stars describes Leung as "undoubtedly one of the most successful and widely-acclaimed Hong Kong actors of his generation, with a broad and diverse filmography.".

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

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Awards & Nominations for Tony Leung Chiu-wai

Asian Film Award for Best Actor Hong Kong Film Award for Best Supporting Actor Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actor Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor 3x Golden Horse Award for Best Leading Actor

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Movies with Tony Leung Chiu-wai as Actor(85)

as Nam Kong2021 Where the Wind Blows
as Tu Sigu2018 Monster Hunt 2
as Mr. Lin2018 Europe Raiders
as Chen Mo2016 See You Tomorrow
as Ip Man2013 The Grandmaster
as He Bing2012 The Silent War
as Zhang Xian2011 The Great Magician
as Himself (Archival footage)2010 I Wish I Knew
as Zhou Yu2009 Red Cliff Part II
as Zhou Yu2008 Red Cliff
as Mr. Yee2007 Lust, Caution
as Lau Ching-Hei2006 Confession of Pain
as Lam2005 Seoul Raiders
as Interviewee praising Mandom2004 Super Model
as Chow Mo-Wan2004 2046
as 10)2003 1:99 Shorts
as Lai Liu Po2003 My Lucky Star
as Ho Yuk-Ming2003 Sound of Colors
as Chan Wing-Yan2003 Infernal Affairs III
as Broken Sword2002 Hero
as Chan Wing-Yan2002 Infernal Affairs
as Li Yilong2002 Chinese Odyssey 2002
as Veg Chiang Tung-Choi2001 Fighting for Love
as Richard Ma2001 Love Me, Love My Money
as Lin2000 Tokyo Raiders
as Chow Mo-Wan2000 In the Mood for Love
as Lawrence Ching2000 Healing Hearts
as Albert1999 Gorgeous
as Lau Yat Lo/Zhuge Liang1998 Timeless Romance
as Sam1998 The Longest Nite
as Tony Cheung Suk Wai1998 Your Place or Mine!
as Lai Yiu-fai1997 Happy Together
as Chui Cheong / Drunk Gun1997 97 Aces Go Places
as Ching On1997 Chinese Midnight Express
as Hong Fei1996 War of the Underworld
as Wing Chi Wing1996 Blind Romance
as Dr. Lau Mack1995 Doctor Mack
as Wong Tai Fung1995 Heaven Can't Wait
as Poet1995 Cyclo
as Policeman 6631994 Chungking Express
as Blind Swordsman1994 Ashes of Time
as Master Sha1994 Always Be the Winners
as Lee Yick Cheung1994 The Returning
as Meng Sing-Wan1993 Butterfly & Sword
as Tom Chan1993 Tom, Dick and Hairy
as Liu Chia-Lun1993 Come Fly the Dragon
as Ou-yang Feng1993 The Eagle Shooting Heroes
as Fan Long1993 End of the Road
as Ma Kwun-Mo1993 The Magic Crane
as Billy / Lam Tai-Chi1993 Two of a Kind
as Alan1992 Hard Boiled
as Dian Fa1992 Lucky Encounter
as Wai1992 Three Summers
as Stupid Shing1991 Fantasy Romance
as Snake Wai1991 The Great Pretenders
as Beach Boy1991 The Royal Scoundrel
as Chiang Ho-Chie1991 Don't Fool Me
as Dandruff / Tau-Pi1991 The Tigers
as Wai Chai1991 The Banquet
as Monk Fong1991 A Chinese Ghost Story III
as Chow Mo-wan1990 Days of Being Wild
as Wen-Ching1989 A City of Sadness
as Wong Way-Wu1989 Seven Warriors
as T. Q. Zhuang1988 I Love Maria
as Wei1987 Happy Go Lucky
as Ah Sai1987 People's Hero
as Tony Cheung1986 Love Unto Wastes
as Doggie1986 The Lunatics
as Ah Kit / Lee Lun-Kit1985 Fascinating Affairs
as Ah Man1983 Crossroads - Strayed
as Young Intern1982 Forced Vengeance
as David1978 Game of Death

TV Shows/Series with Tony Leung Chiu-wai as Actor(7)

as Siu-yu-yee1988 Two Most Honorable Knights
as Yang Chuk-long1985 The Yang's Saga
as Cheung Wai Kit1984 Police Cadet
as Wai Siu-bo1984 The Duke of Mount Deer
1983 鬼咁够运

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Tony Liang
Born: Wednesday, 06/27 1962 (June) in Hong Kong, British Crown Colony [now China] (Hong Kong) (current age: 59 years + 122 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Member of: Five Tiger Generals of TVB
Spouses (current/former): Carina Lau
Other names for Tony Leung Chiu-wai (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"양조위"
"梁朝偉"
"Tony Chiu Wai Leung"
"梁朝伟"
"Tony Leung"
"Yang Jo-wi"
"トニー・レオン" (Kana/Japanese)
"Tony Leung Chiu Wai"
Tony Leung Chiu-wai frequently works together with these people:
Wong Kar-wai (24x, Crew)
William Chang (20x, Crew)
John Woo (15x, Crew)
Jingle Ma (13x, Crew)
Eric Tsang (12x, Actor)
Tsui Hark (12x, Crew)
Andrew Lau (12x, Crew)
Jacky Cheung (10x, Actor)
Alan Mak (10x, Crew)
John Shum Kin-Fun (10x, Actor)
Jeffrey Lau (10x, Crew)
Carina Lau (4x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:415, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/24/2021