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1. Jackie Chan Jackie Chan Producer, Jackie Chan Adventures Hong Kong's cheeky, lovable and best known film star, Jackie Chan endured many years of long, hard work and multiple injuries to establish international success via his early beginnings in Hong Kong's manic martial arts cinema industry. Jackie was born Kong-sang Chan on Hong Kong's famous Victoria Peak on April 7...
2. Romola Garai Romola Garai Actress, Amazing Grace Born in Hong Kong to father Adrian (banker) and mother Janet (journalist), Romola Garai's unusual name is the female version of Romolo, an Italian name for boys (from Latin Romulus, the founder of Rome). She grew up in Singapore and Hong Kong until she was eight when her family returned to lay roots in Wiltshire...
3. Katrina Kaif Katrina Kaif Actress, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara Katrina Kaif is one of eight siblings, 7 girls and 1 boy, from a mother who is a Caucasian of British Nationality, and a father who was formerly from Kashmir, India, but who has since acquired British citizenship. Her mother is now re-settled in Chennai (formerly known as Madras), the Capital of the state of Tamil Nadu in India...
4. Stephen Chow Stephen Chow Actor, Kung Fu Hustle Born Chow Sing-Chi in Hong Kong on June twenty-second, 1962, Stephen Chow spent his youth days with three sisters in Shanghai, China. He developed an interest in the martial arts after witnessing the talent of Bruce Lee, where he began training in the style of Wing Chun, which was one of Bruce Lee's specialties...
5. Tzi Ma Tzi Ma Actor, Arrival An endlessly imaginative and compelling actor, Tzi Ma has created a score of memorable film, television and stage characters. From his recent roles as Hinh, a deadly efficient assassin and nationalist spy masquerading as Michael Caine's ever-invaluable assistant in The Quiet American to his hilarious...
6. Yun-Fat Chow Yun-Fat Chow Actor, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Chow Yun Fat is a charismatic, athletically built and energetic Asian-born film star who first came to the attention of western audiences via his roles in the high-octane/blazing guns action films of maverick HK director John Woo. Chow was born in 1955 on the quiet island of Lamma, part of the then-British colony of Hong Kong...
7. Celina Jade Celina Jade Actress, Arrow Celina Jade is a quadruple threat: an actress, singer/songwriter, model and martial artist. Born in Hong Kong to American Kung Fu star, Roy Horan (who shared the big screen with the legendary Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan), action fighting has been in Celina's blood from an early age and her passion shows in her lead role in Legendary Assassin...
8. Sally Phillips Sally Phillips Actress, Bridget Jones's Diary
9. Andy Lau Andy Lau Actor, Infernal Affairs 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...
10. Maggie Cheung Maggie Cheung Actress, In the Mood for Love Maggie Cheung was born on September 20, 1964, in Hong Kong, and moved at the age of eight with her family to England. After finishing secondary school, she returned to Hong Kong, where she began modeling and appearing in commercials. In 1983 she participated in the Ms. Hong Kong pageant, winning first runner-up...
11. Sammo Kam-Bo Hung Sammo Kam-Bo Hung Actor, Ip Man 2 Born in Hong Kong, Sammo Hung's acting career began while he was training in acrobatics, martial arts and dance as a child at the China Drama Academy, and he received acclaim for his performance with a troupe called "The Seven Little Fortunes." He made his feature film debut as an actor at the age of 12...
12. Tony Leung Chiu-Wai Tony Leung Chiu-Wai Actor, Ying xiong Tony Leung Chiu Wai was born in Hong Kong on 27 June 1962. He and his younger sister were raised by their mother after his father left them. In 1982, after passing the training courses of TVB, Tony became a TV actor and became famous for his comedy style in such TV shows as Lu ding ji or Jue dai shuang jiao...
13. Robin Shou Robin Shou Actor, Mortal Kombat Robin Shou is the fourth child of a Shanghai tailor and homemaker. His family moved to the US in 1971. Their first home in Los Angeles was a 2 bedroom apartment near Olympic and Vermont, today known as Koreatown. Shou didn't start attending martial arts classes until he was 19. He took Kenpo (Karate) classes while attending California State University...
14. Natalie Mendoza Natalie Mendoza Actress, The Descent Natalie Jackson Mendoza was born in Hong Kong of a Filipina/Spanish Jazz musician father and German/English mother. She had a bohemian upbringing with her six artist siblings living all over the world in Asia, Australia, England and NYC. She was raised as a child in Hong Kong and Australia. She studied Classical Acting at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School UK and Playhouse West LA...
15. Shannon Walsh Shannon Walsh Actress, Begin Again Shannon Maree Walsh was born in Hong Kong to Australian parents Julie and Christian Walsh. She graduated from Georgetown University with a Bachelor's degree in Economics. Until age seventeen, Shannon trained as a competitive gymnast under Ukranian national coaches Vladimir and Valentina Kovalenko. She won three all-around national gold medals before ending her gymnastics career...
16. Stephany Jacobsen Stephany Jacobsen Actress, Alex Cross
17. John Lone John Lone Actor, The Last Emperor Born Leung Kwok Ng in Hong Kong October 13, 1952, John Lone was spartanly raised by a single mother until the age of 7 when he was sent off to be schooled with the Peking Opera. He never again saw his mother. The Peking Opera could be a brutal and grueling life for a child but he was a diligent and...
18. Joan Lorring Joan Lorring Actress, The Verdict Joan Lorring was born Madeline Ellis on April 17, 1926, in Hong Kong. She and her mother, Ania Fred, a Russian Jewish immigrant, left Hong Kong after the outbreak of WWII to pursue an acting career, settling in California in the late 1930s. After finding radio work in Los Angeles, Lorring worked her...
19. Nancy Kwan Nancy Kwan Actress, Flower Drum Song At just 18, Nancy Kwan was studying dance with England's Royal Ballet School, when she was spotted by producer Ray Stark, who tested her and gave her the starring role of a free-spirited Hong Kong prostitute who captivates artist William Holden in The World of Suzie Wong. She followed it the next year with the hit musical...
20. Stanley Tong Stanley Tong Director, Police Story 4: First Strike Stanley Tong began his career in the film industry as a stunt man, but got his first crack at directing in 1983. About six years later he founded his own film company, Golden Gate. He wrote, directed, produced, and stunt-directed "Stone Age Warriors", which was so successful that Tong was given the job as director of "Supercop"...
21. George Cheung George Cheung Actor, The Pursuit of Happyness
22. Clara Blandick Clara Blandick Actress, The Wizard of Oz Clara Blandick was a character actress who was born aboard an American ship off the coast of Hong Kong on June 4, 1880. Little is known about her early life until she became an actress. Although she appeared in 118 films, she was primarily a stage actress. Clara actually began her film career at a late age...
23. Tony Ka Fai Leung Tony Ka Fai Leung Actor, Di renjie: Tong tian di guo Tony Leung Ka-fai is a four-time Hong Kong Film Award-winning film actor. As he is often confused with actor Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, Tony Leung Ka-fai is known as "Big Tony", while Tony Leung Chiu-Wai is known as "Little Tony", nicknames which correspond to the actors' respective physical statures. Leung has been in the film industry for more than 30 years...
24. Simon Yam Simon Yam Actor, Yip Man Simon Yam was born 19 March, 1955, also known as Yam Tat-wah, is a veteran Hong Kong-based actor and film producer. He started off as a supermodel before becoming an actor in the mid 1970s. He then signed with the Hong Kong television network TVB, starring and co-starring in a number of television series prior to "apply his trades" in the film industry in 1987...
25. Leslie Cheung Leslie Cheung Actor, Farewell My Concubine Leslie Cheung was the youngest of 10 children. His father was tailor to the late William Holden. Leslie's parents divorced when he was young, and he claims this is one reason for his disinterest in marriage. Following graduation from secondary school, he studied at Leeds University in Great Britain...
26. Anita Mui Anita Mui Actress, Rumble in the Bronx With a career that began in her early childhood, Anita Mui is the queen of Hong Kong's pop-music industry. After she won a singing contest in 1982, her life in the limelight began. In the early stages of her career her image was a little bit tomboy-ish and sexy (which was the reason she was called the "Madonna of Hong Kong")...
27. Aaron Kwok Aaron Kwok Actor, Fung wan: Hung ba tin ha Aaron Kwok Fu-shing (born 26 October 1965) is a Hong Kong singer, dancer, and actor. He has been active since the 1980s and to the present. He is considered one of the "Four Heavenly Kings" of Hong Kong. Kwok's onstage dancing and displays is influenced by Michael Jackson. While most of his songs are in the dance-pop genre...
28. Kwok-Kwan Chan Kwok-Kwan Chan Actor, Kung Fu Hustle
29. Juju Chan Juju Chan Actress, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny Hong Kong born Chinese American Actress JuJu Chan graduated from NYU Tisch (School of Film/TV), was coined as the next Michelle Yeoh and Female Bruce Lee by the Hong Kong Media, she is the only female actress in Hong Kong who has mastered the nunchucks, including double nunchucks. She is also a Muay Thai (Thai Boxing) 46KG Champion in Hong Kong...
30. Johnnie To Johnnie To Producer, Hak se wui With over thirty directing and producing credits to his name, Johnnie To enjoyed international breakthroughs with Election, Triad Election (aka "Triad Election") and Exiled; those films enjoyed multiple international film festival appearances and were separately sold to more than 21 foreign territories (including theatrical distributions in France and USA)...
31. Louis Koo Louis Koo Actor, Du zhan
32. Nicholas Tse Nicholas Tse Actor, San ging chaat goo si Nicholas was born in Hong Kong, China. He attended school in Vancouver, Canada. He also attended school for a short time in Phoenix, Arizona before moving back to Hong Kong with his parents Patrick Yin Tse and Deborah Dik, and his sister, Jennifer (Ting Ting). Nicholas started his singing career around 1997.
33. Siu-Wong Fan Siu-Wong Fan Actor, Yip Man Siu-Wong Fan was born in Hong Kong in 1973, the son of 1970s kung fu film actor Mei-Sheng Fan. At the age of 14, Siu-Wong traveled to Xushou on the request of his father to take up martial arts because he was virtually a toothpick. There, Siu-Wong studied gymnastics, kung fu, and taekwondo. Fan made his film debut as a teen in Zhi fa xian feng (1986)...
34. Wai Ching Ho Wai Ching Ho Actress, Daredevil
35. Karen Mok Karen Mok Actress, Shaolin Soccer
36. Eric Tsang Eric Tsang Actor, Infernal Affairs
37. Nora Miao Nora Miao Actress, The Chinese Connection
38. Gavin Stenhouse Gavin Stenhouse Actor, Allegiance Gavin is an Actor & Musician born in Hong Kong. When he was 9 he moved to Lewes, a small town in the South of England. He later moved to London to train at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where he graduated in 2007. He currently lives in California.
39. Lucy Sheen Lucy Sheen Actress, Secrets & Lies Lucy Chau Lai-Tuen Sheen - Stage name Lucy Sheen Made in Hong Kong exported to the UK in the early 60s as a transracial adoptee. Brought up by a white family in the heartland of conservative England, next to the cucumber sandwiches, church spires and cricket on the village green. Lucy has over thirty years of professional experience as an actor...
40. Biao Yuen Biao Yuen Actor, Wong Fei Hung 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...
41. Charlie Yeung Charlie Yeung Actress, Bangkok Dangerous Charlie Yeung was first cast to star in a jewelry commercial with pop idol Aaron Kwok in 1993, and thus began her versatile career. Within a year, she appeared in various movies including acclaimed director Kar-Wai Wong's Ashes of Time, and released her first album which won her The Most Promising Newcomer award...
42. Anthony Chau-Sang Wong Anthony Chau-Sang Wong Actor, Infernal Affairs Anthony Wong Chau-Sang was born to a British father and a Chinese mother. He never knew his father, since the man left his family when Wong was four years old. He trained acting at ATV and later enrolled into the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. After working in several TV Series, he shot to...
43. Cecilia Cheung Cecilia Cheung Actress, Shaolin Soccer Cecilia Cheung (Cecilia Cheung Pak-Chi) was born in Hong Kong to a Cantonese father and a half Cantonese-half British mother. Her parents divorced when she was little after which she was sent to Australia for studies. She graduated from RMIT Holmes College. Her career began in 1998, when she was offered to appear in a TV commercial advertising lemon tea...
44. Karis Campbell Karis Campbell Actress, Battle Creek
45. Ronny Yu Ronny Yu Director, Fearless Born in Hong Kong, Ronny Yan-Tai Yu dreamed of making films since he was a child. At only 9 months of age, Yu contracted polio, resulting in a long recovery that prevented him from developing an active childhood and had to spend much time in isolation. To cope with the loneliness, Yu created fantasy worlds of his own...
46. Philip Ng Philip Ng Actor, San ging chaat goo si Philip Ng is a Hong Kong actor who is also a master in the martial arts. Trained in Ving Tsun Kung Fu under the late Sifu Wong Shun-Leung. Philip is also a 6th generation disciple of Choy Li Fut Kung Fu, training from his father, Sam Ng. Philip is also a trained expert in Hung Gar Kung Fu, Tae Kwon Do...
47. Elizabeth Sung Elizabeth Sung Actress, Memoirs of a Geisha Raised in Hong Kong, Elizabeth Sung is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin. She holds a BFA in Dance from The Juilliard School and was a member of The Alvin Ailey Dance Company. Elizabeth studied acting with Sanford Meisner and Milton Katselas. She was in the Directing Workshop for Women at the American Film Institute where she made her first award winning film...
48. Peter Ho Peter Ho Actor, Fei chang wan mei
49. Wah Yuen Wah Yuen Actor, Kung Fu Hustle
50. Kelly Chen Kelly Chen Actress, Infernal Affairs Went to primary school in Hong Kong, High school in Japan. Graduated from Parsons School of Design in New York, specialized in Graphic Design. Speaks Cantonese Mandarin Japanese and English. Has and elder sister and a younger brother, singer Victor Chen Si Hon.
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