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Kang-Yeh Cheng

Kang-Yeh Cheng was born on July 26, 1948 in Shanghai, China. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Executioners from Shaolin (1977), Kung Fu Genius (1979) and Big Boss of Shanghai (1979). See full bio »

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Known For

Kung Fu Genius
Big Boss of Shanghai
She xing zui bu


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 1989 Ghost Ballroom
Hell Eyes
 1989 Just Heroes
 1985 Yellow Skin
 1983 Hu ying
Little Bandit
 1982 Yang gui
 1982 Dragon Strike
Ah Dee
 1980 Li bi gou
 1979 The Handcuff
 1979 Kung Fu Genius (as Cheng Kang Yip)
 1978 Shaolin Challenges Ninja
Chow Kan
 1978 Dirty Kung Fu
 1978 Zhui
 1977 Wu long Q wang
Mo Lai-see
 1977 Executioners from Shaolin
Hsiao Hu
 1976 Challenge of the Masters
Tseng Hsing
 1976 Killer Clans
 1976 Ding Yi Shan
 1975 Da jie an
 1975 The Gambling Syndicate
Chu Jui-shou
 1974 Wu da han
Wild Dog
 1974 Duo ju jie
 1974 Scandal
 1973 The Pirate
Ching officer
 1973 Tu fei
 1973 Chinese Vengeance
Ma confidant C
 1972 E ke
 1972 Boxer from Shantung
Hsiao Chiang-pei
 1972 The Lizard
 1971 Duel of the Iron Fist
Hsiao Mao
 1970 Tie luo han
Inn servant
 1970 The Heroic Ones
 1970 Vengeance
 1969 Yan niang
 1969 San xiao
Hua Wu
 1969 Dragon Swamp
 1968 Duan hun gu
 1968 Chun nuan hua kai
David Luo
 1968 Guai xia
 1967 The Assassin
 1967 Yan yang tian
 1967 Hong Kong Nocturne
Wang Ying
 1967 Tie guan yin
 1966 Ye gu niang
 1966 Nu xiu cai

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Hong Yip Cheng | Cheng Kang Yip


5' 6" (1.68 m)

Did You Know?


In addition to the many trademark sidekick roles played opposite Shaw studio's many legendary martial arts stars during 60-70s, pint-sized thespian Cheng Kang Yeh also employed his petite physical physique to his advantage as an award winning race horse jockey personality and perennial fixture at Hong Kong's Happy Valley race track during its colonial heyday.

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