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Hou Hsiao

Hsiao Hou was born in Henan China in 1958 and was schooled in the Chinese Opera by the famous Fan Kuk-Fa in Bejing as a very young child. He was discovered by Lar Kar-Leung (Liu Chia-Liang) in 1978 and later became a disciple of the martial artist/director for a number of years. His astonishing acrobatics and martial artistry also earned Hsiao a ... See full bio »


in Hunan, China

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Iron Monkey
Iron Monkey Hin Hung's disciple #2
Legendary Weapons of China
Disciples of the 36th Chamber


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 1995 Thunderbolt
Kong's Thug / Cop (uncredited)
 1994 Qing feng xia
 1993 Iron Monkey
Hin Hung's disciple #2
 1992 What a Hero
Crime Boss
 1990 Demoness from Thousand Years
The Teacher (as Hsiao Ho)
 1986 Above the Law
Thug (uncredited)
 1986 Shanghai Express
Siu Hau
 1985 Huang jia shi jie
Tin's Thug
 1984 The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter
Yang Sze-lang
 1983 Zhang men ren
 1983 Mad Mission Part 2: Aces Go Places
Gangster in Club
 1982 Yu mao san xi jin mao shu
Chiang Ping
 1982 Gui hua fu
 1982 Legendary Weapons of China
Tieh A-hou
 1981 Martial Club
Mai Chen-Huo
 1980 Return to the 36th Chamber
Ho Chiao (as Hsiao Hou)
 1980 Clan of the White Lotus
Personal Swordsman of White Lotus
 1979 Spiritual Boxer II
Chou's man
 1979 Mad Monkey Kung Fu
 1978 Tang lang
 1978 The 36th Chamber of Shaolin
Shaolin disciple
 1977 San De huo shang yu Chong Mi Liu
Bearded monk
 1977 Executioners from Shaolin
Governor's Henchman (uncredited)
 1976 Dirty Ho
Hsia Liu (as Hsiao Ho)
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Alternate Names:

Yiu-Chung Hau | Hsiao Ho | Hsiao Hou | Little Monkey | Hou Yao-chung

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When asked about a rumor that he was the "best" action star (acrobat?) to graduate from one of the five main Chinese opera schools, he said that honor belongs to Yuen Wah, he doesn't consider himself as the best out of these groups. See more »

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