Already a veteran of the Peking Opera, he starred in countless black and white costume dramas before son Woo-Ping Yuen
cast him in _Snake in Eagle's Shadow_ , the film which launched Jackie Chan
's career. He then went on to feature alongside Chan and Jang Lee Hwang
(_Snake in Eagle's Shadow_'s main villain and the villain again in this film) in the sequel _Drunken Master_...