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Yun-Fat Chow


Chow Yun Fat is a charismatic, athletically built and energetic Asian-born film star who first came to the attention of western audiences via his roles in the high-octane/blazing guns action films of maverick HK director John Woo. Born in 1955 on the quiet island of Lamma, part of the then British colony of Hong Kong near its famous Victoria ... See full bio »
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 2014 The Man from Macau
Ken
 2012 The Last Tycoon
Cheng Daiqi
 2010 Shanghai
Anthony Lan-Ting (as Chow Yun-Fat)
 2009 Dragonball: Evolution
Roshi
 2008 The Children of Huang Shi
Jack (Chen Hansheng)
 2007 Bloopers of the Caribbean (Video short)
Captain Sao Feng (uncredited)
 2007 Stranglehold (Video Game)
Inspector 'Tequila' Yuen (voice)
 2004 Waiting Alone
Chow Yun-Fat
 2003 Bulletproof Monk
Monk With No Name (as Chow Yun-Fat)
 1999 Anna and the King
King Mongkut (as Chow Yun-Fat)
 1999 The Corruptor
Nick Chen (as Chow Yun-Fat)
 1998 The Replacement Killers
John Lee (as Chow Yun-Fat)
 1995 Peace Hotel
The Killer (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1994 Treasure Hunt
Chang Ching (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1992 Full Contact
Gou Fei (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1992 Now You See It, Now You Don't
Ng Shan-shui (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1991 God of Gamblers II
Ko Chun / 'The God of Gamblers' (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1991 Prison on Fire II
Chung Tin Ching (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1991 Once a Thief
Red Bean Pudding (Joe) (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1990 Chu yi shi wu
Peter (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1990 The Fun, the Luck & the Tycoon
Lam Bo Sun / Mr. Stink (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1989 God of Gamblers
Ko Chun / 'The God of Gamblers' (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1989 Triads: The Inside Story
Li Man-Ho (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1989 Wild Search
Lau Chung Pong / 'Mew-Mew' (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1989 The Killer
Ah Jong (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1989 100 Ways to Murder Your Wife
Football Fat (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1989 All About Ah-Long
Ah-Long Yeung (as Chow Yun Fatt)
 1988 Yu Ta-fu chuan ji
Yu Da Fa as adult (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1988 City War
Officer Dick Lee Chiu (as Chow Yun Fatt)
 1988 Zai jian ying xiong
Hung (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1988 Gong zi duo qing
Locomotive (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1988 The Diary of a Big Man
Chow Chen-fat (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1988 Fractured Follies
Joe (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1988 Tiger on Beat
Sgt. Francis Li (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1988 The Eighth Happiness
'Handsome' Long (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1988 Jing zhuong zhui nu zi zhi er
Wong Yat Fat
 1987 A Better Tomorrow II
Ken / Mark Lee / Mark 'Gor' (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1987 Prison on Fire
41671 / Chung Tin Ching (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1987 Spiritual Love
Double Circle Pu (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1987 Flaming Brothers
Chang Ho-Tien (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1987 An Autumn's Tale
Samuel Pang (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1987 The Romancing Star
Wong Yat Fat (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1987 Rich and Famous
Li Ah Chai (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1987 Xiao sheng meng jing hun
Inspector Chow (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1987 City on Fire
Ko Chow (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1987 Rich and Famous 2
Li Ah Chai (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1987 Code of Honour
Hui (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1986 Ni qing wo yuan (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1986 A Hearty Response
Ho Ting-Bon (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1986 The Seventh Curse
Wei (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1986 Dei ha ching
Detective Lan (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1986 A Better Tomorrow
Mark (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1986 Din lo jing juen
Chung (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1986 Dream Lovers
Song Yu (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1986 Yang ka cheung (TV Series)
Lui Dong-bun
 1985 Mei gui de gu shi
Charles Wong / Ga-Ming (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1985 San jaat si hing - juk jaap (TV Series)
Ging Shing (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1985 Witch from Nepal
Joe (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1985 Why Me?
Mr. Chow (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1985 Nu ren xin
Derek Sun (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1985 The Battle Among the Clans (TV Series)
Lok Ching Hing (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1984 The Occupant
Valentino Chow (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1984 Dang doi lai ming
Yip Kim Fay (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1984 Qing cheng zhi lian
Fan Liu-Yuan (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1984 Siu mo kong wu (TV Series)
Lingwu Chung
 1983 Last Affair
Kwong-Ping (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1983 Shang Hai tan (TV Series)
Hui Man-keung (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1983 But dou san hung (TV Series)
 1983 Blood Money
Bullet (as Chow Yun-Fat)
 1983 Shang Hai tan xu ji (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1983 Bo yum yan (TV Series)
Wai Yip-Cheung
 1982 Fo fung wong (TV Series)
Ngai Chun (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1982 Sou hat yi (TV Series)
Beggar So (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1982 Xun cheng ma
Fu Jun (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1982 Lie tou
Nguyen Dich (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1982 Ai yu kuang chao
Ko Ming-Chung (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1981 God of Killers
Wu Yuet (as Chow Yun-Fat)
 1981 Chin wong kwun ying wui (TV Series)
Lung
 1981 Zhi fa zhe (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1980 Shi ba
Git (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1980 Hard Boiled Killers
Chu Ka-Wah (as Chow Yun-Fat)
 1980 Ban ye
Jen Lung (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1979 Mong chung yan (TV Series)
Ching Wai
 1978 Jing wang shuang xiong
Ng To (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1978 Keung yan (TV Series) (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1978 'O' nu
Kuan Yen-Ping (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1977 Ren ce (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1977 Ga bin (TV Series)
 1976 Saat sau qi shi er siu si (TV Series)
Leui Gong (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1976 Lao jia xie pai gu ye zi (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1976 Chi nu (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1976 Xin Su xiao mei san nan xin lang (as Chow Yun Fat)
 1976 Tou tai ren (as Chow Yun Fat)
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4 Interviews | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chow Anderson | Amon Chow | Yuen Fat Chow | Chow Yuen Fat | Chow Yun Fat | Chow Yun Fatt | Chow Yun-Fat | Runfa Zhou

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

Working in front of the camera keeps me alive. I couldn't care less about actors' trailers and food on sets and stuff like that - I just want to act. See more »

Trivia:

Won Asian Pacific Festival "Best Actor" Award for Hong Kong 1941, 1985. See more »

Trademark:

The action superstar can be seen in most of his movies with twin guns (usually two Beretta 92s) and dark shades during a gunfight. See more »

Nickname:

Fat Tsai See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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