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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 16 April 1965Albany, New York, USA
Birth NameMichael Man Tak Wong
Height 6' 0¾" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Michael Wong has managed to become a star of Asian cinema in Hong Kong despite not even speaking a word of Chinese Cantonese, and he had no training in martial arts; in Asia, the actor known for his starring role in action film Fei hu xiong xin (1994) and Fei hu (1996) where he plays a cop; for First Option the actor was nominated at the Hong Kong Film Awards, the Oscar of Hong Kong cinema, and later starred in a myriad of productions and movies oriental, often unpublished in the the West such as Yeshou xingjing (1998)_, which is considered one of the most successful films of Hong Kong cinema; actor took part but also in many U.S. films such as City Hunter (1993) starring opposite Jackie Chan,Knock Off (1998) with 'Jean Claude Van Damme', and the film Cold War (2012), and soon we will see the actor in the italian film The Mercury Conspiracy (2013) with Luca Barbareschi.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: IvanWong

Spouse (1)

Janet Ma (? - present) (3 children)

Trivia (14)

Brother of Russell Wong and Declan Wong.
Michael and his brother owe their much sought-after good looks to their parents, William Wong, a restaurant owner, and Connie Van Yserloo, a Dutch-American Artist.
Has 2 daughters: Kayla and Irisa.
Originally from Shandong, he was brought up in the United States. In 1983 he first visited Hong Kong when his brother Russell started his film career.
After finishing high school, he left for Hong Kong to try his luck at acting.
He made his English language movie debut in Tsui Hark's Knock Off in 1998.
Worked also as model.
His wife is a model of Hong Kong.
Nominated for a Hong Kong Film Award in 1996.
He is fluent in English but not so in Chinese Mandarin and Cantonese.
Often played a police officer in his films.
His father Will Wong was a restaurateur.
In 2000 made his debut as a director in Miles Apart.
Not trained in martial arts.

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