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1. Bruce Lee Bruce Lee Actor, Enter the Dragon Bruce Lee remains the greatest icon of martial arts cinema and a key figure of modern popular media. Had it not been for Bruce Lee and his movies in the early 1970s, it's arguable whether or not the martial arts film genre would have ever penetrated and influenced mainstream North American and European cinema and audiences the way it has over the past four decades...
2. 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")...
3. 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...
4. Kien Shih Kien Shih Actor, Enter the Dragon
5. Chia-Liang Liu Chia-Liang Liu Actor, The Legend of Drunken Master
6. Bill Tung Bill Tung Actor, Rumble in the Bronx Originally Hong Kong's best known horseracing commentator. Two roles in mid-80s Hong Kong movies landed him many subsequent opportunities playing essentially the same two characters in many other films. #1 Uncle Bill (as in Jackie Chan's bumbling yet wisecracking police chief from Police Story) - as he showed up in all the sequels and many imitation action films...
7. Run Run Shaw Run Run Shaw Producer, Blade Runner Run Run Shaw was born in Shanghai, China on October 4, 1907. He went into the filming industry with his brother, Runme Shaw, and established the Shaw Organization in 1926 and the Shaw Studios (formerly South Seas Film studio) in 1930. In 1967, Shaw established the famous Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB) station in Hong Kong...
8. Siu Tin Yuen Siu Tin Yuen Actor, Drunken Master Already a veteran of the Peking Opera, he starred in countless black and white costume dramas before son Woo-Ping Yuen cast him in _Snake in Eagle's Shadow_ , the film which launched Jackie Chan's career. He then went on to feature alongside Chan and Jang Lee Hwang(_Snake in Eagle's Shadow_'s main villain and the villain again in this film) in the sequel _Drunken Master_...
9. Cheh Chang Cheh Chang Director, Five Deadly Venoms Chang Cheh was the leading Martial Arts director in Hong Kong in the 1970s, now with close to 100 films to his name. His has influenced other directors such as John Woo and Liu Chiau Liang, and made famous such Hong Kong stars as Phillip Kwok Chung-Fung, Fu Sheng and Lung Ti. Chang has declared that he will stop working after he has made his 101st film...
10. Sheng Fu Sheng Fu Actor, The Avenging Eagle Born Chang Fu-Sheng to a wealthy family on October 20th, 1954, in Hong Kong. His English adopted name was Alexander. He was the ninth of 11 siblings. He was considered his father's favorite. Unlike the rest of his family, he showed little interest in academic and had no desire to try his hand in business...
11. Howard Culver Howard Culver Actor, Halloween II Howard Culver's first radio shows were for CBS when he was in High School; worked most Hollywood-based radio shows, and many in San Francisco, including starring role as "Straight Arrow", and co-star with Mercedes McCambridge in "Defense Attorney". TV credits are many, including the entire 20 years of "Gunsmoke"...
12. Wei Lo Wei Lo Actor, The Chinese Connection
13. Ping Ou Wei Ping Ou Wei Actor, The Way of the Dragon
14. Ying-Chieh Han Ying-Chieh Han Actor, The Big Boss When Yin-Chieh Han was 3 years old, he moved to Beijing and from 9 to 18 years old joined a Pekin Opera group. In 1946, he went to Shanghai and debuted in the film industry at 19 years old as stuntman that same year. Next year he left the movies temporarily to do martial arts and circus exhibitions in Hong Kong and Singapore respectively...
15. James Wong James Wong Actor, Iron Monkey
16. Ailen Sit Ailen Sit Actor, Rumble in the Bronx
17. Chung-Hsin Huang Chung-Hsin Huang Actor, The Way of the Dragon
18. Hoi-Chuen Lee Hoi-Chuen Lee Actor, Qimi Yang Zhuangyuan
19. Feng Tien Feng Tien Actor, A Better Tomorrow
20. Ka-Kui Ho Ka-Kui Ho Actor, Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky
21. Kau Lam Kau Lam Actor, Drunken Master
22. Yue Wong Yue Wong Actor, Dirty Ho
23. Fui-On Shing Fui-On Shing Actor, The Killer
24. Regina Kent Regina Kent Actress, Project A 2
25. Kim Chun Kim Chun Director, He ri jun zai lai
26. Sheun-Leung Wong Sheun-Leung Wong Self, Death by Misadventure: The Mysterious Life of Bruce Lee Wong Shun Leung (1935-1997) was a Wing Chun master. He started training with Yip Man at 17, after challenging the master and finding himself completely controlled by him. Already at this age Wong had a reputation as a fighter and Yip Man was at first worried that he would bring trouble for Wing Chun...
27. Alan Tang Alan Tang Actor, Flaming Brothers Alan Tang, named Tang Kwong Wing, was born September 20, 1946, the year of the dog, in Guangzhou, PRC. He was the youngest of four children having two older brothers and one older sister. His early education was at the New Method College or the Sun Fat College. After graduation and having armed himself with a degree in Chinese History, Alan entered the teaching profession of Chinese History...
28. Hung Lieh Chen Hung Lieh Chen Actor, Come Drink with Me
29. Crystal Sun Crystal Sun Actress, Comrades: Almost a Love Story
30. Meng Hua Ho Meng Hua Ho Director, Goliathon
31. Louis Roth Louis Roth Actor, Kickboxer
32. Leonard Ho Leonard Ho Producer, Mr. Nice Guy
33. Meiling Yung Meiling Yung Actress, She diao ying xiong zhuan
34. Chih-Ching Yang Chih-Ching Yang Actor, Come Drink with Me
35. Ricky Hui Ricky Hui Actor, Mr. Vampire Ricky Hui was born in Panyu, Guangdong, China on August 3, 1946. Ricky and his family moved to Hong Kong in 1950. His father played the violin and his mother loved Cantonese opera, therefore, Ricky and his siblings loved music and acting. Ultimately, Ricky and his brothers, Michael Hui and Samuel Hui...
36. Tian-Lin Wang Tian-Lin Wang Director, Su xiao mei
37. Szu-Ying Chien Szu-Ying Chien Actress, In the Mood for Love
38. Feng Yueh Feng Yueh Director, Woman General Mulan Hua After completing apprenticeship training at the Asia Photography School in Shanghai, Griffin Yueh Feng entered the film industry 1929 as an film extra. He then moved behind the camera as a continuity and assistant director. In 1949, Yueh moved to Hong Kong and joined the Great Wall Company as a director...
39. Lydia Shum Lydia Shum Actress, Drunken Tai Chi With her signature wing-tip frame coke bottle glasses and imposing coif, 'Zaftig' TV-movie comedienne and celebrity personality Lydia Shum also known as 'Ah-Fay' to her fans stands out as one of the most recognizable and endearing entertainment icons in Hong Kong society whose celebrity ubiquity has...
40. Kam-Yuen Szeto Kam-Yuen Szeto Writer, Exiled
41. Miao Ching Miao Ching Actor, Shi er jin pai
42. Betty Loh Ti Betty Loh Ti Actress, The Love Eterne
43. Tak-Hing Kwan Tak-Hing Kwan Actor, Magnificent Butcher When he was 13 years old, he joined an entertainment troupe on tour of Singapore. During these years he began to study performing. In 1932 he debuted in the film "Gor Nui Ching Chiu" ("Sentimental Song of Companions' Tide") playing a bit part, shot in San Francisco (USA). Soon he came back to Hong Kong to participate in anti-Japanese opposition movement...
44. Wen Yi Wen Yi Director, The Decisive Battle
45. Barry Wong Barry Wong Writer, Hard Boiled
46. Ching Tien Ching Tien Actor, Ci Ma A Shanghai native with roots from Hunan province, Shaw Brothers contract character actor Tien Ching is known by many for his less than flattering roles playing his signature cuckold, impotent, lecherous, slippery, smarmy, back-stabbing roles in countless martial arts, exploitation and adult-oriented comedic fare throughout Mandarin dialect dominated Hong Kong cinema during the 70s...
47. Dai Lin Dai Lin Actress, Qian jiao bai mei
48. Yuan Chieh Yuan Chieh Actor, Bruce Lee in G.O.D.: Shibôteki yûgi
49. Fung Fung Fung Fung Actor, The Young Master
50. Pao-Shu Kao Pao-Shu Kao Actress, Sons of the Good Earth
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