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Andy T.W. Lau | Tak-wah Lau | Dehua Liu
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
"The first time I met him, he just showed me his Rolex. He says 'Look at it' then I look at it. Then he told me 'Work hard, and you are going to have it!" (on meeting his idol, 'Chow Yun-Fat', for the first time)
Lau was awarded the Asian Filmmaker of the Year in the 2006 Pusan International Film Festival in Busan (formerly Pusan), Korea. He received the award after initiating a project Focus First Cuts to finance films from fledging Asian directors. One of the 6 films, the black comedy Crazy Stone
(2006) (aka Crazy Stone), has gone on to become to date the second top-grossing film in China this year.
Frequently uses his Chinese name, "Wah," in his films