|Date of Birth||6 December 1925, Tongshan, Jiangsu, China|
|Date of Death||19 February 2005, Taipei, Taiwan (lymphatic cancer)|
|Birth Name||Yen Lin Miao|
Mini Bio (1)
No stranger to the international spotlight acting in period martial arts films with the likes of King Hu, Li Han Hsiang, Ting Shan Hsi and Joseph Kuo with credits spanning from the 60s through the early 80s, imposing and distinctive veteran Taiwanese character actor Mao Tien remained busy through the New Millennium most notably working with award winning Taiwan New Wave director Tsai Ming Lang in memorable yet devastating interior performances in 'Rebels of the Neon God', 'The River' and 'What Time is it There?' renewing his prominence and stature with international audiences, popular and art-house fare alike.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Kenny Woo