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Winston Chao

Winston Chao was born on June 9, 1960 in Taiwan, Republic of China as Wen-hsuan Chao. He is an actor, known for The Wedding Banquet (1993), Eat Drink Man Woman (1994) and 1911 (2011). See full bio »
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 2012 Sui Tang yingxiong (TV Series)
Emperor Yang Guang
 2012 Great Rescue
Chu Fucheng
 2012 Shouwang de tiankong (TV Series)
Yuan Weiguo
 2011 Family Reunion (TV Series)
Liu Yu
 2011 Confucius (TV Series)
Kong Zi / Confucius (as Wenxuan Zhao)
 2011 1911
Sun Yat-sen
 2011 Huguojun hun chuanqi (TV Series)
Liang Qichao
 2011 Hai xia wang shi (TV Series)
Lin Wenxuan
 2010 Tie jian dan daoyi (TV Series)
Sun Zhongshan
 2009 Archrivals (TV Series)
Wen Weijun
 2009 Da guo yi (TV Series)
Guo Yishan
 2009 Han ye (TV Series)
Wang Wenxuan
 2007 Da Tang Fu Rong Yuan (TV Series)
Emperor Xuanzong of Tang (as Wenxuan Zhao)
 2006 Da bao zha (TV Series)
Wu Gang
 2006 Harmony (TV Series)
Wang Hongtu
 2005 Those Were the Days (TV Movie)
Hu Weichen
 2004 Guo bao (TV Series)
Fan Sicheng
 2003 Yuxue nan'er (TV Series)
Chen Hai
 2002 Qian Wang (TV Series)
Wang Chi
 2002 The Touch
Yin's Father
 2002 Hu xiao cangqiong (TV Series)
Xiao Tai Ping
 2001 Sun Zhongshan (TV Series)
Sun Zhongshan
 2001 A War Diary (TV Series)
Resistance Leader
 2001 Xing meng lian ren (TV Series)
Huo Da
 2000 Palace of Desire (TV Series)
Xue Shao / Zhang Yizhi (2000) (as Wenxuan Zhao)
 2000 Jiayuan (TV Series)
Lin Huaizhong
 1999 Hai hai de ren sheng (TV Series)
Ho Wei (as Wen-hsuan Chao)
 1999 Huan xi ren jia (TV Series)
 1999 Maid in Green (TV Series)
Yang Shaohui (1999) (as Wenxuan Zhao)
 1998 A Little Life-Opera
 1997 Burning Harbor
Sato (as Wenxuan Zhao)
 1997 Destination: 9th Heaven
Chin Ching
 1997 Island of Greed
Minister Feng
 1997 Intimates
 1997 Thunderstorm (TV Series)
Zhou Ping
 1997 Bonds of Blood (TV Series)
Xu Baiting / Xu Chongzhi
 1997 The Voyage Home (TV Series)
Gu Li
 1996 Tonight Nobody Goes Home
Chen Siming
 1996 In a Strange City
Xiang Guo-chien
 1996 Thunder Cop
Chiu Kwok-ho
 1995 I Want to Go on Living
Ko Chun
 1995 Xiu Xiu
Li Zhao
 1994 Red Rose White Rose
Tung Chen-pao / Tong Zhen-bao
 1994 Eat Drink Man Woman
Li Kai
 1994 In Between
Wong Man Fai (segment "Weihun mama")
 1993 Xiang fei - Ao kong shen ying (as Wen-hsuan Chao)

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Alternate Names:

Wen-Hsuan Chao | Wen-hsuan Chao | Man-Sun Chiu | Wenxuan Zhao

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He had been an airline steward for seven years and had never acted in a film when Ang Lee cast him as his lead in The Wedding Banquet (1993). They spent three to four hours every day to teach him how to act. Lee later cast him again in Eat Drink Man Woman (1994). See more »


Often portrays Yat-sen Sun on screen

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