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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 ... See full bio »


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 2019 Little Q
 2019 The Thunder (TV Series)
Zhao Jialiang
- Episode #1.47 (2019) ... Zhao Jialiang
- Episode #1.48 (2019) ... Zhao Jialiang
- Episode #1.46 (2019) ... Zhao Jialiang
- Episode #1.45 (2019) ... Zhao Jialiang
- Episode #1.44 (2019) ... Zhao Jialiang
 2019 The Human Comedy
Ba Ye
 2018 Air Strike
Air Defense Comander
 2018 A or B
Zeng Guangwen
 2018 Operation Red Sea
Newspaper editor Alfred (as Ren Dahua)
 2018 Shimajiro and the Rainbow Oasis
Army Team Hong Kong (uncredited)
 2017 Eternal Wave
Quin Feng Wu
 2017 S.M.A.R.T. Chase
Mach Ren
 2017 Colour of the Game
 2017 Father and Son
 2016 Mrs K
 2016 Rent Momey (Video short)
 2016 The Tenants Downstairs
The Landlord / Chang Jiajun
 2016 Phantom of the Theatre
Gu Ming Shan
 2015 Magic Card
 2015 Wild City
 2015 Detective Gui
Doctor Cai - Cai Chun'an
 2015 Saat po long 2
Chan Kwok-Wah
 2015 Two Thumbs Up
Chow Tai Po
 2015 12 Golden Ducks
King Sum
 2014 Sara
Kam Ho Yin
 2014 Iceman
 2014 The Midnight After
 2014 As the Light Goes Out
Principal Fireman - Lee Pui-to
 2013 Control
 2013 The Constable
Lam Kwok Kuen
 2013 Tales from the Dark 1
Kwan Fu-Keung (segment "Stolen Goods")
 2013 Man of Tai Chi
Superintendent Wong
 2013 Cold Eyes
Suspect (Cameo)
 2013 Games of Clouds & Rain
Lao Sheng
 2012/V The Cross
 2012 Ripples of Desire
Hai Yuan
 2012 Tian ma xing xiong
 2012 The Thieves
 2012 Passion Island
 2012 Design of Death
Yi Sheng
 2012 Nightfall
Lam Ching Chung
 2011 Coming Back
 2011 Beginning of the Great Revival
Zhang Jian
 2011 The Blood Bond
 2010 Midnight Beating
Gu Zhensheng
 2010 All About Love
Customer at sandwich bar (uncredited)
 2010 Ip Man 2
Chow Ching-Chuen
 2010 Echoes of the Rainbow
Mr. Law
 2010 King of Triads
 2010 See piu fung wan
Brother Mann
 2009 Tactical Unit - Partners (Video)
 2009 Bodyguards and Assassins
General Fang Tian
 2009 The Storm Warriors
Lord Godless
 2009 Vengeance
George Fung
 2009 Night and Fog
Lee Sam
 2008 Tactical Unit - Human Nature (Video)
 2008 Ip Man
 2008 Ballistic
 2008 Sasori
Corpse Collector
 2008 Ocean Flame
Detective Zhang
 2008 Tactical Unit - The Code (Video)
Lee Wing Sam
 2008 Triad Wars
Lin Ho Tung
 2008 Sparrow
 2007 Exodus
Tsim Kin-Yip
 2007 Triangle
Lee Bo Sam
 2007 Eye in the Sky
Sergeant Wong Man-chin / 'Dog Head'
 2006 Tokyo Juliet (TV Series)
- Chapter 17 (2006) ... Chu-Hsing
- Chapter 16 (2006) ... Chu-Hsing
- Chapter 15 (2006) ... Chu-Hsing
- Chapter 14 (2006) ... Chu-Hsing
- Chapter 13 (2006) ... Chu-Hsing
 2006 Exiled
Boss Fay
 2006 Election 2
 2005 Dragon Squad
Commander Hon Sun
 2005 SPL: Kill Zone
Chan Kwok Chung
 2005 Mob Sister
 2005 The Unusual Youth
Superintendent (uncredited)
 2005 Election
 2004 Explosive City
Chi-Shing Cheung
 2004 Wake of Death
Sun Quan
 2004 Breaking News
CK Wong
 2004 Moving Targets
Officer Cheung Tit-Man
 2003 PTU
Sergeant Mike Ho
 2002 Wang hang ba do
Kwan Yeung
 2001 Fulltime Killer
Albert Lee
 2001 Midnight Fly
Dr. Tong
 2001 Final Romance
 2000 Cold War
Ka Kui
 2000 Ngo wo geun see yau gor yue wui II (TV Series)
 2000 Gui ming mo
 2000 Juliet in Love
N.T. On
 1999 The Legend of Speed
Tang Fung
 1999 The Mission
 1999 Night Club
 1999 Trust Me U Die
Dr. Greg Fong
 1998 Geng tin daai chaak wong
Cheung Chi-Keung
 1998 The Suspect
Chan Hung / Dante Aquino
 1998 Hitman
Officer Chan Kwan
 1996 Han fei
Chan Sing
 1996 Bloody Friday
Officer Ko
 1996 Jin bang ti ming
Magic Lamp
 1996 Young and Dangerous 3
Chiang Tin-Sung
 1996 All of a Sudden
Tsui Chin-Tung
 1996 Street Angels
Walkie Pi
 1996 Young and Dangerous 2
Chiang Tin-Sung (as Simon Yan)
 1996 Scarred Memory
Lee Yuen-Lung
 1996 Young and Dangerous
Chiang Tin-Sung (Guest star) (as Mr. Yam Tat Wah)
 1995 Zhen han xing chou wen
Lui Chun-Ying
 1995 Kuang qing sha shou
Ma Liu Luk
 1995 Love, Guns and Glass
Yung Siu-Wing
 1995 Legendary Couple
Ko Tin-Lap
 1995 Gui ba shi
 1995 Man Wanted
Lok Man Hwa
 1995 Mao xian you xi
Dick Wong
 1995 Chak wong
John Yam Ka-Wah
 1994 Crystal Fortune Run
 1994 Gigolo and Whore
 1994 Wu nan qing wei liao
 1994 The True Hero
Cheung Chi-Wing
 1994 Awakening
Lam Cho-Wen
 1994 The Tiger of Wanchai
Chan Yiu-Hing
 1994 Drunken Master Killer
Gay Man on Bus
 1994 Cuo ai
 1993 A Day Without Policeman
Chan Wai
 1993 The Incorruptible
Cheng Wah
 1993 Warriors: The Black Panther
Chen Ren
 1993 The Final Judgement
Au Ping-Keung
 1993 Future Cops
Ah-Sing / Dhalsim
 1993 Holy Weapon
Super Sword (as Tat-Wah Yam)
 1993 Leung sheung ching yuen
Cheung Wai-Lum
 1993 Naked Killer 2
Tso Tat Wah
 1993 Ai zai hei she hui de ri zi
Ching Kit
 1993 Mei gui mei gui wo ai ni
Mr. Mickey
 1993 Chu mu jing xin
Tang Sau
 1993 Run and Kill
Ching Fung
 1993 Lim jing dai yat gik
Sam Mok
 1992 The Night Rider
 1992 Naked Killer
 1992 Sing kei ng ji mo nam
 1992 Dr. Lamb
Lam Gor-Yu
 1992 Huang Fei Hong xiao zhuan
Leung Foon
 1992 Full Contact
 1992 Zhi zun te jing
 1992 Long teng si hai
Simon Lung
 1992 Yu ya gong wu
 1992 Powerful Four
Lui Kit (as Simon Yau)
 1991 The Banquet
The Gigolo
 1991 Sea Wolves
 1991 Hei mao
 1991 Angel Force
 1991 Qian wang 1991
Yam Sai Sung
 1991 The Plot
 1991 Biu je, nei fan ye!
Fun Hon-Hwa
 1991 Deadly Deal
 1990 Doctor's Heart
Lawrence Chu
 1990 Zi dan chu zu
 1990 Heung Gong mo nam
David Lee Kwok-wai
 1990 Dong fang lao hu
 1990 Hong fen zhi zun
 1990 Bullet in the Head
Luke / Lok
 1990 A Killer's Romance
'Jeffrey' Yo
 1990 Hong Kong Corruptor
Li Pang
 1990 Fatal Termination
Jimmy Li
 1989 Shadow of China
Po Kok
 1989 Da nan ren xiao zhuan
Joseph's boss (Guest star)
 1989 Framed
Cheung Kai-Wah
 1989 Tie dan xiong feng
Hui Tat-Ming
 1989 Bloodfight
Ryu Tenmei (as Yam Tat Wah)
 1989 Mr. Canton and Lady Rose
 1989 Wo wei cheng nian
 1989 Long zhi zheng ba
 1989 Mu zhong wu ren
Yan Yu-Yiang
 1989 Si qian jin
 1989 Mr. Coconut
Timothy Hui (as Yan Tat Wah)
 1988 Wu long zei ti shen
Chow Tak-Kan / Chow Man-Heng
 1988 Women's Prison
Wayne Lau - Kelly's husband (as Simon Lau)
 1988 Tiger Cage
Insp. Michael Wong
 1988 Xue zai shao
 1987 Gui hua xiang
 1987 Beastly Beings (TV Series)
 1986 The New Heaven Sword and Dragon Sabre (TV Series)
Cheung Choi San
 1986 Goodbye Mammie
 1986 Tong hau goo si
Mickey Lee
 1985 San jaat si hing - juk jaap (TV Series)
Hon Bun
 1984 Siu mo kong wu (TV Series)
Lan Jink-fung
 1984 Pin fok chun kei (TV Series)
Yuan Chui-wan
 1984 Chau gun (TV Series)
Chan Siu-bak
 1984 Gui zhan
 1983 Return of the Condor Heroes (TV Series)
Yealu Chaik
 1983 But dou san hung (TV Series)
 1982 Ye jing hun
Lousy Wong
 1981 Payuk Rai 6 Paek Din
 1981 Chin wong kwun ying wui (TV Series)
Tam Sing
 1981 Xian ren
 1980 Chin wong chi wong (TV Series)
Tam Sing
 1980 Jin shou zhi
 1979 Mong chung yan (TV Series)
Ho Chun
 1979 Fa qiong e
 1979 Law Don
 1977 Chu shu
 1977 Ru ce
 1977 Ga bin (TV Series)
Lok Wah
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Alternate Names:

Ren Dahua | Simon Lau | Dahua Ren | Simon Yam Tat-Wah | Yam Tat-Wah | Mr. Yam Tat Wah | Yam Tat Wah | Yan Tat Wah | Tat-Wah Yam | Simon Yan | Simon Yau | Simon Young | Simon Yum


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One of the few actors in HK who never got any problems with local triads. The main reason is because his brother is a highly decorated officer of the HK Police elite O.C.T.B. (Organized Crime & Triad Bureau). See more »

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