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Andy Lau (I)

Andy Lau Tak-wah, (born 27 September 1961) is a Hong Kong actor, singer-songwriter, presenter, and film producer. Lau has been one of Hong Kong's most commercially successful film actors since the mid-1980s, performing in more than 160 films while maintaining a successful singing career at the same time. In the 1990s, Lau was branded by the media ... See full bio »

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The Warlords
The Warlords Zhao Erhu
A Simple Life


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 2017 King of Drug Dealers (filming)
Lui Lok
 2017 Shock Wave (filming)
 2016 Mission Milano
Sir Sampan Hung
 2016 My Beloved Bodyguard
Li Zheng Jiu
 2015 Saving Mr. Wu
Mr. Wu
 2015 Lost and Love
Lei Zekuan
 2013 Firestorm
Police Inspector Lui
 2013 Switch
Xiao Jinhan
 2013 Blind Detective
Chong Si-teun / Johnston
 2012 Cold War
Philip Luk
 2011 A Simple Life
 2011 What Women Want
Sun Zigang
 2011 Shaolin
Hou Chieh / Chinochueh
 2010 Future X-Cops
 2009 The Founding of a Republic
Yu Jishi
 2009 Look for a Star
Sam Ching
 2007 The Warlords
Zhao Erhu (as Dehua Liu)
 2007 Brothers
Chief Inspector Lau
 2006 I'll Call You
Muscle Guy / Warden 333
 2005 All About Love
Ko / Derek
 2005 The Shoe Fairy
Narrator (voice)
 2005 Wait 'Til You're Older
 2004 A World Without Thieves
Wang Bo
 2004 Yesterday Once More
Mr. To
 2004 McDull, Prince de la Bun
McBing, McDull's father (voice)
 2004 Triad Underworld
Hung Yan-jau
 2004 Magic Kitchen
Chuen Yao
 2003 1:99 Shorts (TV Movie)
 2003 Love Under the Sun (Short)
 2002 Fat Choi Spirit
 2001 Dance of a Dream
Namson Lau
 2001 Fulltime Killer
Lok Tok-Wah
 2000 Needing You...
Andy Cheung / The Cupid Express
 2000 The Duel
Cool-Son Yeh
 1999 Century of the Dragon
 1999 The Conmen in Vegas
 1999 Hei ma wang zi
Wah Dee
 1999 Fascination Amour
Albert Lai
 1998 A True Mob Story
Wai Cheung-Dee
 1998 Du xia 1999
 1997 Armageddon
Dr. Tak Ken
 1997 Kau luen kei
 1997 Island of Greed
Capt. Fong Kuo-Fai, Bureau of Investigation Artillery Team
 1996 Xin Shang Hai tan
Ding Lik (as Andy T.W. Lau)
 1996 A Moment of Romance III
Lau Tin-Wai
 1995 The Adventurers
Wai Lok-yan / Mandy Chan
 1994 Dao jian xiao
Smiling Sam
 1994 Sha shou de tong hua
Ko Sau (The Judge)
 1994 Drunken Master Killer
Yeung Kwan
 1994 Heaven and Earth
Cheung Ye-Pang
 1994 The Legend of Drunken Master
Counter Intelligence Officer
 1993 Tian chang di jiu
Fong Tak-Shing
 1993 Future Cops
Ti Man / Balrog LaCerda
 1992 Do sing dai hang san goh chuen kei
Benny Ho Hsin
 1992 The Sting
Simon Tam
 1992 Handsome Siblings
Fishy (as Tak-wah Lau)
 1992 Saviour of the Soul II
 1992 Miu kai sup yi siu
Twelve Tong / Triad Branch Leader
 1992 Ji Boy xiao zi: Zhen jia wai long
Wong Kau-Tai
 1992 Long teng si hai
 1992 What a Hero
Yuen Ta Wah
 1992 Hei yi bu zhi Shou du qing shen
Chou Chun-Chieh
 1992 The Thief of Time (TV Movie)
Yo Ko
 1991 Dances with Dragon
Lone Ka-Chun - Aaron (as Tak-wah Lau)
 1991 Saviour of the Soul
 1991 The Banquet
 1991 Lee Rock II
Lui Lok (as Tak-wah Lau)
 1991 Lee Rock
Lui Lok (as Tak-wah Lau)
 1991 Godfathers of Hong Kong
York Koo
 1991 Ji dao zhui zong
Ben Li
 1991 The Tigers
Lt. Lau Chi-Ming
 1991 Casino Raiders II
Chicken Feet
 1991 Zhong Huan ying xiong
Hero Hwa
 1990 Forbidden Imperial Tales (singing voice)
 1990 The Last Blood
Brother Bee
 1990 Dragon in Jail
Henry Tse
 1990 A Home Too Far
 1990 Ma deng ru lai shen zhang
 1990 Island of Fire
Lau / Boss Lee
 1989 San lang zhi yi zu
Lau Bei
 1989 The Truth: Final Episode
Raymond Lau
 1989 China White
Adoptive Father (Hong Kong version only)
 1989 Crocodile Hunter
Senior Inspector Happy Chiu
 1989 Casino Raiders
Crab Chan
 1989 Ren hai gu hong
 1989 Little Cop
 1989 Perfect Match
Lok Ka-Sing
 1989 Di yi jian
 1989 Long Arm of the Law: Part 3
Li Cheung-Kong
 1989 Bloody Brotherhood
Cheung Ka-Wah
 1988 Biao cheng
Lam Kwong
 1988 The Crazy Companies II
Tsui Ting-kwai
 1988 In the Blood
 1988 Lie ying ji hua
Lau Kwok-Wah
 1988 The Crazy Companies
Tsui Tung Kwai
 1988 The Truth
Raymond Lau
 1987 Rich and Famous
Lam Ting Kwok
 1987 Ying hung ho hon
Lam Ting Kwok
 1986 Magic Crystal
Andy Lo
 1986 Lucky Stars Go Places
 1986 Yang ka cheung (TV Series)
Yang Luk-long
 1985 My Lucky Stars 2: Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars
Associate of Muscles
 1985 The Last Performance (TV Series)
 1984 Everlasting Love
 1984 Luk ding gei (TV Series)
Emperor Honhei
 1984 Shanghai 13
The Student
 1983 Return of the Condor Heroes (TV Series)
Yo Ko
 1983 Lao dong (TV Series)
 1982 The Legend of Master So (TV Series)
 1982 Boat People
To Minh
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Show Show Soundtrack (17 credits)
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Show Show Self (8 credits)
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Alternate Names:

Andy T.W. Lau | Tak-wah Lau | Dehua Liu


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Personal Quote:

"In any movie you showed your handsome face, maybe stood there in a smart pose, and that's it, that was enough. The hard part was already done." (on his previous acting roles) See more »


Awarded honorary fellow member by the Hongkong Academy of Performing Arts (HKAPA). Past recipients of the honor include Yun-Fat Chow, John Woo and 'Anthony Wong (IX)'. See more »


Frequently cast in films directed by Johnnie To See more »


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