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Danny Lee Sau-Yin, was born in 1952 in Shanghai. Lee did not do so well in school and sometimes dropped out to help support his family by working. While growing up, he held policemen in high regard and so, upon graduating high school, he tried entering the police academy, but could not complete the courses. He entered the TVB acting school in 1970... See full bio »

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Known For

Gung buk Inspector B
The Killer Insp. Lee Ying / Little Eagle


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 2018 Guardians of Ancient Magic (TV Mini Series)
He Tai-Yan
 2013 The Diamond's Dream (TV Series)
Ye Daqi
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... Ye Daqi
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... Ye Daqi
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Ye Daqi
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Ye Daqi
 2010 Crossing Hennessy
Uncle Ching
 2009 Red River
Sha Ba
 2008 Playboy Cops
Michael's Father
 2008 Triad Wars
Senior Inspector Liu Chi Chung
 2004 Heat Team
Officer Cheung Ti Chu
 2003 Naked Ambition
Sgt. Cheung Ti Chu
 2002 Shark Busters
Senior Superintendent Officer Lee
 2001 Ying hung yan mat
Officer Lee
 2000 Mafia.com
Sgt. Ken Wong
 2000 Romancing Bullet
Officer Tang
 2000 Bai se feng bao
Captain Chiang Pang
 2000 Qi tiao ming
Inspector Lee
 1999 The Untold Story III
Inspector Lee
 1998 Young and Dangerous 5
Inspector Lee (as Lee Sau Yin)
 1997 Walk In
Chicken Wong Tai-Kit
 1997 Final Justice
 1996 Jin bang ti ming
Officer Kent
 1995 City Cop
Inspector Lee
 1995 Asian Connection
Ah Lee
 1995 The Case of the Cold Fish
Inspector Lee
 1995 Chak wong
Lee Tin-Kin
 1994 Internal Affair (Video)
 1994 Portrait of a Serial Rapist (Video)
Police Officer
 1994 Shoot to Kill (Video)
 1994 Organized Crime & Triad Bureau
Inspector San Lee
 1993 The Sword Stained with Royal Blood
Ha Suet-Yee / Golden Snake Man (as Sau-yin Lee)
 1993 Love to Kill
Fireball Hung (as Sau-Yin Lee)
 1993 Run and Kill
Inspector Man
 1992 The Night Rider
 1992 Invincible
Brother Fire
 1992 Dr. Lamb
Inspector Lee
 1992 Rhythm of Destiny
 1992 Powerful Four
Luk Kong / No-head
 1991 Red Shield
Lui Te-Ken
 1991 Blue Lightning
Lam Sau-Yat
 1990 Against All
Officer Cheung Ti Chu
 1990 Undeclared War
Inspector Bong
 1990 The Big Score
Inspector Kung Ching
 1990 No Way Back
 1990 The Unmatchable Match
Inspector Lee
 1990 Mo deng chen jia
 1990 Tiger on the Beat 2
Captain. Lam Yick-lin
 1989 Just Heroes
 1989 Thank You, Sir
Lee Sir
 1989 The Killer
Insp. Lee Ying / Little Eagle
 1988 Final Justice
Sgt. Cheung Ti Chu
 1988 Thunder of Gigantic Serpent
Dr. Lai (as Lee Hsiu Hsien)
 1988 No Compromise
Captain Lee Ta Wei
 1987 Tie xue qi jing
Insp. Li Chih Chieh
 1987 Rich and Famous
Inspector Cheung (as Lee Sau-Yin)
 1987 Code of Honour
Mak's Superior
 1987 City on Fire
Fu (as Danny Sau Yin Lee)
 1987 Tragic Hero
Supt. Chang
 1986 Liu mang ying xiong
Inspector Lee
 1986 Brotherhood
 1986 Wong ga fan
Inspector Chen
 1986 Dai ke bo che
Lee Ho-Sau
 1985 Cops in the Town
Officer Lee Wei Ming / 'Romeo' (as Lee Sau Yin)
 1984 King of Snakes
Dr. Li (as Hsiu-Hsien Li)
 1984 Gung buk
Inspector B
 1984 Shanghai 13
 1983 Mo deng ya men (Guest star)
 1983 Shu zhi suo zhi (Guest star)
 1982 Du wang qian wang qun ying hui (as Hsiu-Hsien Li)
 1982 Ninja: The Violent Sorceror
Ricky (uncredited)
 1982 Jia ren you yue (as Sau Yin Lee)
 1982 Coolie Killer
 1982 Dirty Angel
Yang Chung (Guest star) (as Hsiu Hsien Li)
 1982 Shou xin
 1982 Brave Archer and His Mate
Ouyang Ko (Guest star) (as Hsiu Hsien Li)
 1981 Made in China
CIA agent
 1981 What Price Honesty? (as Hsiu Hsien Li)
 1981 The Organization (as Hsiu-Hsien Li)
 1981 Long hu shuang ba tian (as Hsiu-Hsien Li)
 1981 The Brave Archer III (as Li Hsiu Hsien)
 1981 One Way Only
 1981 Chai sin
 1981 Gambler's Delight (as Hsiu-Hsien Li)
 1981 The Great Cheat (as Hsiu-Hsien Li)
 1981 The Executor
Inspector Yung Pang
 1981 Private First Class (as Li Hsiu Hsien)
 1980 The Eight Escorts (as Hsiu-Hsien Li)
 1980 Xia gu ying xiong zhuan
Brother Lin
 1980 The Mask of Vengeance (as Hso Hsun Lee)
 1980 The Informer
 1979 King of Fists and Dollars (as Hsiu-Hsien Li)
 1979 Kong que wang chao
Hsung Mao-erh (as Li Hsiu Hsien)
 1979 The Brothers (as Hsiu Hsien Li)
 1978 Sensual Pleasures
Bruce Lee (Guest star) (as Hsiu Hsien Li)
 1978 The Brave Archer Part II (as Li Hsiu Hsien)
 1978 Life Gamble
Escourt Boss (as Li Hsiu Hsien)
 1978 Bao jian ta
Hsiao Erh-Ko (as Hsiu-HsIen Li)
 1977 Ying zhao ming che (as Hsiu Hsien Li)
 1977 The Battle Wizard
Prince Tuan Yu
 1977 The Mighty Peking Man
Johnnie Fang (as Li Hsiu-Hsien)
 1977 The Brave Archer
Ouyang Ko (as Li Hsiu Hsien)
 1976 The Oily Maniac
Shen Yuan (as Hsiu-Hsien Li)
 1976 Wu fa wu tian fei che dang
Sze Wei (as Hsiu-Hsien Li)
 1976 Erotic Nights (as Li Hsiu-hsien)
 1976 Killer Clans
 1976 Bruce Lee and I
Bruce Lee (as Li Hsui-Hsien)
 1975 Da cu xian
 1975 Da jie an (as Hsiu Hsien Li)
 1975 Qi mian ren (as Li Hsiu Hsien)
 1975 Infra-Man
Rayma / Inframan (as Hsui-Hsien Li)
 1975 All Men Are Brothers
'White Stripe' Chang Shun (as Li Hsiu Hsien)
 1975 The Gambling Syndicate
Fang Ta
 1975 Xi xiao nu ma (as Li Hsiu Hsien)
 1975 Ai xin jian wan wan
Hsu Chih-yuen (as Li Hsiu Hsien)
 1975 Da lao qian
Li Tu
 1974 Sing gei cha low (as Li Hsiu-hsien)
 1974 The Bod Squad
? (scenes deleted)
 1974 This Time I'll Make You Rich (uncredited)
 1974 Duo ju jie (as Li Hsiu-hsien)
 1974 The Savage Five
Wei Ming-hui (as Li Hsiu Hsien)
 1973 The Iron Bodyguard
Hu Chi (as Li Hsiu-Hsien)
 1973 Jiang hu xing
 1973 Dynasty of Blood
Rebel Chief Tseng Tieng-yang (as Li Hsiu-hsien)
 1972 Man of Iron (as Hsiu Hsien Li)
 1972 The Water Margin
White Stripe Chang Shun
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Alternate Names:

Lee Hsiu Hsien | Li Hsiu Hsien | Li Hsiu-Hsien | Li Hsiu-hsien | Li Hsui-Hsien | Danny Sau Yin Lee | Hso Hsun Lee | Sau Yin Lee | Sau-Yin Lee | Sau-yin Lee | Hsiu Hsien Li | Hsiu-HsIen Li | Hsiu-Hsien Li | Hsui-Hsien Li | Xiuxian Li | Danny Li Sau-Yin | Lee Sau-Yin | Li Sau-Yin | Lee Sau Yin | Li Sau Yin


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Has received numerous awards from police organizations for his dedication to showing realistic police procedures and donating money to the families of slain officers. See more »


Frequently works with or casts Fui-On Shing, Kwong-Leung Wong, Ken Lo, Ricky Wong Chun-Tong and Parkman Wong in his films. See more »



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