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Biao Yuen

Yuen Biao is regarded as one of the most acrobatic martial artists ever. Unfortunately, he is still underrated and not as popular as other contemporaries such as Jackie Chan, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, and Jet Li even though he is the most critically acclaimed out of all of them and the most talented as well. And now he is receiving a cult following due ... See full bio »


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Once Upon a Time in China
Project A
Project A Captain Tzu
Wheels on Meals
The Legend Is Born: Ip Man


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 2012 Tai Chi Hero
Li Qiankun
 2011 The Guardsman
 2011 My Kingdom
Master Yu Shengying
 2010 The Legend Is Born: Ip Man
Ng Chung So
 2009 Turning Point
C.I.P. Xian Sir (as Officer Sin)
 2006 Robin-B-Hood
Inspector Steve Mok
 2004 Juvenile Chen Zhen
Mr. Qu
 2004 Enter the Phoenix
Georgie Hung's father
 2004 Chek ji kuen wong
 2002 Moumantai 2
Lam Kau
 2001 The Avenging Fist
 2000 Shanghai Noon
Saloon Fighter (uncredited)
 2000 Hong qiang dao ying
Ma Sar
 1999 A Man Called Hero
 1998 Righteous Guards (TV Series)
Sima Bu Ping
 1997 Ma Yong Zhen
Tam See
 1996 San tau jin zi lei saam
Li San
 1995 No hoi wai lung
Li Chin Tang
 1995 Mou mian bei
Custom Officer Rambo Wong Yuk-Man
 1994 Circus Kids
Han / Lo Yi Tung (as Yuen Biu)
 1994 Deadly Melody
Lui Lun
 1992 The Setting Sun
 1992 Xi Zang xiao zi
Wong La
 1990 Long feng zei zhuo zei
 1990 Luan shi er nu
Little Tiger
 1990 Saga of the Phoenix
 1988 Kujaku ô
 1988 On the Run
Hsiang Ming
 1987 Hua zhong xian
Shih Erh
 1987 Eastern Condors
Man Yen Chieh
 1986 Above the Law
Hsia Ling-Cheng / Jason Chan
 1986 Shen yong shuang xiang pao xu ji
Hsia / Little Monster
 1985 Shi lai yun dao
Chiu Chi Lung
 1984 Wheels on Meals
 1984 Pom Pom
Truck Driver
 1983 Project A
Captain Tzu
 1983 Boh ngau
Lee Tong
 1983 Winners & Sinners
CID Agent
 1982 Tai fong siu sau
Man at bank
 1981 Dreadnaught
 1980 Spooky Encounters
 1980 Game of Death II
Blue Staff Monk (uncredited)
 1980 The Victim
Jo-Wing cohort
 1980 The Young Master
Sang Kung's Son / Fourth Brother
 1979 Zhuang ju zai yu Niu gan yan
Mo Lai Tao
 1979 Knockabout
 1978 Lao hu tian ji
Casino Fighter #3
 1978 Warriors Two
 1978 Spiritual Kung Fu
Master of the Five Fists
 1978 Enter the Fat Dragon
Fighter in Opening Credit Sequence
 1978 Kung Fu Stars
 1978 Game of Death
Billy Lo (as Bill Yuen)
 1978 The Vengeful Beauty
Flying Guillotine at bamboo forest
 1977 Po jie
 1977 Snuff Bottle Connection
Casino fighter
 1977 Jue bu di tou
 1977 Death Duel
 1977 The Invincible Armour
 1977 Jade Tiger
 1977 Shaolin Plot
Fighter at the school
 1977 Heroes of the Wild
Sword and Knife Man
 1976 Bruce Lee: The Man, the Myth
Challenges Bruce Lee on the Set of 'Enter the Dragon'
 1976 Tien ya ming yue dao
 1976 Shao Lin men
Arrow Guard
 1976 Hot Potato
Rangoon's Henchman (uncredited)
 1976 Killer Clans
 1976 The Himalayan
 1975 Dragon Flies (uncredited)
 1975 The Valiant Ones
 1974 The Bod Squad
 1974 Stoner
 1973 Ze wang
 1973 Death Kick
 1973 Enter the Dragon
Tournament Fighter (uncredited)
 1973 Tie wa
 1973 Diao shou guai zhao
Pickpocket (as Bill Yuen)
 1972 The Way of the Dragon
Thug (uncredited)
 1972 The Chinese Connection
Extra (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Yuen Biu | Officer Sin | Biao Yuan | Bill Yuen | Biu Yuen | Jimmy Yuen


5' 6¼" (1.68 m)

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"We'd known about Bruce Lee ever since we were children. Regarding what he could do, he did deserve people's admiration. On film, his kung fu was magnificent, but as far as filming technique is concerned, those old films were not that sophisticated. They were one-man shows. If he hadn't been so great, there would have been nothing to see. [Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung and I] had all done "Enter the ... See more »


Attended Peking Opera school, run by Yu Jim Yuen who moved to Hong Kong from Mainland China. By the time Yuen Biao, Jackie Chan, and Sammo Hung graduated, Peking Opera performances were declining in popularity (a fictionalized account is told in Painted Faces 1988, starring Sammo Hung as their infamously strict teacher Yu Jim Yuen.) These graduates skilled in Peking Opera and martial arts then ... See more »


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