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Ching Tien (I) (1935–1993)


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 ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 58) in Hong Kong

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Known For

The Boxer from Shantung Li Tsai-chun - Champion 3 (guest star)
(1972)
Da lao qian Fan Shen-min
(1975)
Mad Mad Mad Swords Chen Ziyuan
(1969)
(1968)

Filmography

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 2007 The Dream of the Red Chamber
Member of Jia Family
 1995 Fatal Assignment (as Ching Tin)
 1993 1/3 Lover
 1992 Du hun
 1992 Tulips in August (Video)
 1992 Sing je wai wong
Uncle Han (as Tin Ching Tien)
 1991 Crystal Hunt
Lisa's father (as Ceng Tin)
 1991 Te wu shuang xiong (TV Movie)
 1991 The Banquet
Uncle Roast Pork Bun
 1990 Whampoa Blues
 1989 The Iron Butterfly (TV Movie)
 1989 Just Heroes
 1989 How to Be a Millionaire
Uncle Wong
 1989 The Bachelor's Swan Song
Reastaurant Manager
 1988 Sheng gang feng yun (as Ching Tin)
 1988 The Eighth Happiness
Beautiful's Father
 1988 Devil Sorcery
 1988 Chu nu jiang
 1987 People's Hero (as Cheen Tien)
 1987 Xiang Gang xiao jie xie zhen
Sam Lee's Father
 1987 My Cousin, the Ghost
Mr. Chiang
 1986 Inspector Chocolate
Mall Restaurant Manager
 1986 Peking Opera Blues
Sung
 1986 Ou ran
Hsu (as Ceng Tin)
 1986 Happy Din Don
Man Dancing with Woman
 1986 Where's Officer Tuba?
Tuba's Superior Officer
 1986 From Here to Prosperity (Guest star)
 1985 City Hero
 1984 Shanghai Blues
Uncle Twenty
 1984 The Happy Ghost
Pik's Father
 1983 Huang di bao zhong
Telescope Voyeur
 1981 Fighting Life
 1980 Ban ye
 1980 Shaolin Hellgate
Pimp in Hades
 1979 The Goose Boxer
Sher Pu Chan
 1979 Money Trip
 1978 Mantis Combat
 1978 Sensual Pleasures
Lu Pin
 1978 Miss O
 1978 The Proud Youth
Szema Wu-Chi (Guest star)
 1977 Fo tiao qiang
 1977 Dreams of Eroticism
Chia Jui
 1977 Assault: The Criminals, Part IV
Tu Kuei-Yung
 1977 Chu nu shen shi chai bai dang
Chien Tung Kai
 1977 Clans of Intrigue
Nan Kuan-lin
 1977 Executioners from Shaolin
Wang Yeh (Royal Chieftain)
 1977 The Crooks (Guest star)
 1976 The Drug Connection
Ma Yuen
 1976 Love Swindler
 1976 Hustler from Canton
Constable
 1976 Emperor Chien Lung
Lord Wang (Guest star)
 1976 Erotic Nights
 1976 Wedding Nights
Scholar Chi Chieh
 1976 Killer Clans
 1976 Spirit of the Raped
Brother Yung
 1976 Ding Yi Shan
 1976 The Criminals
 1975 Cuties Parade
Jimmy Chang
 1975 That's Adultery
Governor (Part 3)
 1975 Da jie an
 1975 Qi mian ren
 1975 Tai tai shi sheng xian
Yueh Jen
 1975 Cohabitation
Chao Wen-tien
 1975 All Men Are Brothers
Prince Fang Tien-Ting
 1975 Xi xiao nu ma
 1975 Da lao qian
Fan Shen-min
 1974 Sorrow of the Gentry
Hsiung Chi-fang
 1974 The Golden Lotus
Hua Tzu-hsi
 1973 The House of 72 Tenants
Chow Bing Ken
 1973 The Pirate
Chiang Yu Lun
 1973 Jiang hu xing
 1973 Dynasty of Blood
Ma Chung-hsin
 1972 Man of Iron
 1972 The Delightful Forest
Shih En
 1972 The 14 Amazons
3rd Prince (as Ching Tien)
 1972 Fu hu bang
Bitter Camel
 1972 The Water Margin
Li Ku
 1972 The Boxer from Shantung
Li Tsai-chun - Champion 3 (guest star)
 1971 Xue zhao
 1970 Tu long (Guest star)
 1969 Mad Mad Mad Swords
Chen Ziyuan (as Ching Tin)
 1969 Jia Jia
 1969 Liao zhai zhi yi san ji
Wang Ding (segment "Wu Qiuyue")
 1969 Dao er
 1969 Hei bao
Supervisor Leng Han Shui
 1968 Qi da dao
Li Chiao
 1968 Yue ye qin tiao
Deng Yixing
 1968 Yu long yin
 1968 Xia ri chu lian
Femg Yun (Guest star)
 1968 The Diary of Monita
Li Tsien
 1968 Xiao mian xia
 1968 Tao
Kuo Chiang
 1967 Hong mei ge
Zheng Huchen
 1967 Tai tai wan sui
Ma Wu-ti
 1967 Di yi jian
Yen Chung Lu
 1967 Su xiao mei
Lin Ziping
 1967 Tie ma yin ling
Chang Ching-yang
 1967 Shan zhong ren
Lu
 1966 Luan shi er nu
Ma Shaohua
 1966 Qi chong tian
 1966 Chang e ben yue
Feng Meng
 1966 Suo lin nang
Mayor Lu
 1964 Shen gong yuan
Mao Pijiang
 1964 Jiu ai xin huan
Choi Ching-man
 1964 Luan feng he ming
Bian Fu
 1964 Bao lian deng
Liu Yanchang (middle-aged)
 1963 He hua
 1963 Ying ge yan wu
Ting Wei-Chung
 1963 Jin jian meng
 1962 Hua hao yue yuan
Shen Liang
 1962 Hao shi cheng shuang
Li Yung
 1962 Tao li zheng chun
Pan
 1961 Sun, Moon and Star: Part 2
Xu Jianxiong
 1961 Sun, Moon and Star: Part 1
Xu Jianxiong
 1961 Zei mei ren
Liang Chih-ming
 1961 Ti yu huang hou
Xiaohu
 1960 Sha ji chong chong
Zhou Yu
 1960 Yu lou san feng
Li Jiahua
 1960 The Wild Wild Rose
Xiao Liu
 1960 Mu yu nu
Rich Playboy
 1960 Chang tui jie jie
Charlie Jin
 1960 Liu yue xin niang
Lin Yamang
 1959 Yun shang yan hou
Xiaofang
 1959 Jia you xi shi
David Fang
 1959 Er ba jia ren
 1959 Yu guo tian qing
Li Zixin
 1959 Tao hua yun
 1959 Qing chun er nu
Schoolmate
 1958 Hong wa
Chang Fa
 1957 Chun chao
 1957 Our Sister Hedy
Liu Guozhen
 1956 Yu ye hua
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Qing Tian | Cheen Tien | Tin Ching Tien | Ceng Tin | Ching Tin

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Trivia:

50s-80s mandarin era Hong Kong actor from Shanghai with Henan roots.

Star Sign:

Pisces

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