Birth Place Matching "Guangzhou, China" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. John Woo

Director | Ying hung boon sik

Born in southern China, John Woo grew up in Hong Kong, where he began his film career as an assistant director in 1969, working for Shaw Brothers Studios. He directed his first feature in 1973 and has been a prolific director ever since, working in a wide variety of genres before A Better Tomorrow ...

2. Keye Luke

Actor | Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo

Keye Luke was born in Canton, China. He grew up in Seattle, Washington, and entered the film business as a commercial artist and a designer of movie posters. He was hired as a technical advisor on several Asian-themed films, and made his film debut in The Painted Veil (1934). It seemed that he ...

3. Kris Wu

Actor | xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Kris Wu (Chinese name: Wu Yifan) is a Chinese-Canadian actor, singer, and songwriter, active in China. He has starred in many Chinese box office hits, such as Somewhere Only We Know (2015), Mr. Six (2015), The Mermaid (2016), and Sweet Sixteen (2016), and Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back...

4. Woo-Ping Yuen

Wo hu cang long

Woo-Ping Yuen was born on January 1, 1945 in Guangzhou, China as Yuen Woo Ping. He is known for his work on Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) and Kung Fu Hustle (2004).

5. James Wong Howe

Cinematographer | Hud

Master cinematographer James Wong Howe, whose career stretched from silent pictures through the mid-'70s, was born Wong Tung Jim in Canton (now Guangzhou), China, on August 28, 1899, the son of Wong How. His father emigrated to America the year James was born, settling in Pasco, Washington, where ...

6. Chia-Liang Liu

Actor | Jui kuen II

Chia-Liang Liu was born on August 1, 1936 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. He is known for his work on Drunken Master II (1994), Legendary Weapons of China (1982) and My Young Auntie (1981). He was married to Jing-Jing Yung and Hsiu-Hsia Ho. He died on June 25, 2013 in Hong Kong, China.

7. Chih-Hung Kuei

Director | Hai wai qing ge

Chih-Hung Kuei was born on December 20, 1937 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. He was a director and assistant director, known for Hai wai qing ge (1970), Nu sha shou (1971) and Si yiu (1981). He died on October 1, 1999 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

8. Michael Hui

Actor | Tie ban shao

Michael Hui was born in Guangzhou, China on September 3, 1942. He went to La Salle College, and then earned his degree in Sociology from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He came to the Hong Kong entertainment industry running the comedic "Hui Brothers Show." Shortly afterward, in went into ...

9. Elane Zhong

Actress | Fang hua

Elane Zhong was born on March 18, 1993 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China as Chuxi Zhong. She is an actress, known for Youth (2017), The Resistance (2011) and The Knight of Shadows: Between Yin and Yang (2019).

10. Herman Yau

Director | Chai dan zhuan jia

Herman Yau was born in 1961 in Guangzhou, China. He is a director and cinematographer, known for Shock Wave (2017), Astonishing (2004) and The Legend Is Born: Ip Man (2010).

11. Chia Yung Liu

Stunts | Wong Fei Hung

Chia Yung Liu was born in 1944 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. He is known for his work on Once Upon a Time in China (1991), Armour of God (1986) and Long zhi jia zu (1988).

12. Norman Yeung

Actor | Resident Evil: Afterlife

Norman works in film, television, theatre, and visual arts. A formally trained actor, he is skilled both on camera and on stage. He is also a playwright and screenwriter.

Norman played the role of Kim Yong in Resident Evil: Afterlife, alongside Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Wentworth Miller, Boris ...

13. Fung Woo

Actor | Ging chaat goo si

Fung Woo was born on January 18, 1932 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, Republic of China as Wu Kai-sau. He is known for his work on Police Story (1985), Da teng (1979) and Ba cai Lin Ya Zhen (1982). He was previously married to Wing-Ho Lui.

14. Baoguo Chen

Actor | Beiping wu zhan shi

Baoguo Chen first made a name for drama series Three Dimensional People (1982), adapted from the best-selling novel. After airing the series was the one of the most popular television show of the year. In 1991, for his performance in Peking Duck Restaurant, Chen nominated Golden Rooster Award for ...

15. Martin Yan

Actor | Hainan ji fan

Martin Yan was born in 1948 in Guangzhou, China as Zhen Wenda. He is an actor, known for Rice Rhapsody (2004), Improper Channels (1981) and Back to Basics (2013).

16. Yuwu Qi

Actor | The Home Song Stories

Yuwu Qi was born on November 28, 1976 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. He is an actor, known for The Home Song Stories (2007), Bait (2012) and Beginning of the Great Revival (2011). He has been married to Joanne Peh since September 9, 2014.

17. Jenny Hu

Actress | Xin bu liao qing

Jenny Hu was born on November 17, 1947 in Kaiping, Guangzhou Province, China. She is an actress, known for Love Without End (1970), Yesterday Once More (2004) and He ri jun zai lai (1966). She is married to Wei Kang.

18. Kar-Ying Law

Actor | Gwok chaan Ling Ling Chat

Kar-Ying Law was born on August 27, 1947 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. He is known for his work on From Beijing with Love (1994), Summer Snow (1995) and Forbidden City Cop (1996). He has been married to Ming-Chuen Wang since May 2, 2009.

19. Nancy Yee

Actress | Enemy of the State

Nancy Yee was born on November 18, 1933 in Guangzhou, China as Sun Chu Wong. She was an actress, known for Enemy of the State (1998), That's My Boy (2012) and Kiss the Girls (1997). She was married to Tommy Yee. She died on September 24, 2016 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

20. Hoi-San Kwan

Actor | Lat sau san taam

Hoi-San Kwan was born on October 23, 1925 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, Republic of China as Ming-Kok Kwan. He was an actor, known for Hard Boiled (1992), Lee Rock (1991) and Project A (1983). He was married to Di-Rong Zeng. He died on September 11, 2006 in Hong Kong.

21. Michael Huang

Sound Department | The Division

Michael Huang is a Los Angeles based sound editor and re-recording mixer working in TV and Film industry.

He's been providing audio production services since the early 2000 and has been credited in more than 300 TV and Film projects.

He is an alumni of Video Symphony TV & Film school in Burbank ...

22. Connie Chan

Actress | Mi ren xiao niao

Connie Chan was born on December 10, 1947 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, Republic of China as Ho Pui-Kan. She is known for her work on Mi ren xiao niao (1967), Yu nu xiang si (1967) and Xuehua shenjian (1964). She was previously married to Jimmy Yeung.

23. Pik-Wan Tang

Actress | Guan gong yue xia shi diao chan

Pik-Wan Tang was born on January 1, 1926 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. She is known for her work on Guan gong yue xia shi diao chan (1956), She Shoots Straight (1990) and Yue Fei chu shi (1962). She died on March 25, 1991 in Hong Kong, China.

24. Johnny Chan

Actor | Rounders

Johnny Chan was born in 1957 in Guangzhou, China as Jon C. Chan. He is an actor, known for Rounders (1998), Lucky You (2007) and Of God and Kings.

25. Hong Nan

Actress | Hei mei gui

Hong Nan was born in 1934 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China as Suk-mei So. She is known for her work on Hei mei gui (1965), Whatever Will Be, Will Be (1995) and Shao nu qing (1967). She is married to Yuen Chor.

26. Christy Hui

Writer | Xiaolin Chronicles

Christy Hui is the creator of Warner Brother Animation's original hit series: "Xiaolin Showdown". The 52-episode series premiered on KidsWB! in the U.S., and also aired on Cartoon Network worldwide from 2003-2007. It was a global ratings success, and garnered many accolades including two Emmy ...

27. Zeming Zhang

Director | Juexiang

Zeming Zhang was born in Guangzhou in 1951 and grew up in the Pearl River Film Studio. His formal education was halted in 1966 by the Cultural Revolution and in 1968 he was sent to work on a rubber plantation in Hainan Island. He returned to the studio in 1978, working as a production assistant and...

28. Yin Pak

Actress | Lei yu

Yin Pak was born in 1920 in Guangzhou, China. She was an actress and producer, known for Thunderstorm (1957), Yi fan feng shun (1951) and Han ye (1955). She died on May 7, 1987.

29. Moy Ming

Actor | Shadow of Chinatown

Moy Ming was born on January 10, 1863 in Guangzhou, China as Moy Luke Ming. He was an actor, known for Shadow of Chinatown (1936). He died on August 16, 1964 in Granada Hills, California, USA.

30. Bo-Yee Chan

Actress | Kuen sun

Bo-Yee Chan was born in Guangzhou, Guangdong, Republic of China. She is an actress, known for The Avenging Fist (2001), Twins of Kung Fu (1981) and Huishou Dangnian (1935). She was previously married to Lok-Lam Law.

31. Yu Ha

Actor | Yi tian tu long ji

Yu Ha was born on January 11, 1943 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, Republic of China as Seng-Chi Wong. He is an actor and producer, known for Yi tian tu long ji (1978), Vampire Cleanup Department (2017) and Chu shu (1977).

32. Wui Ng

Director | Shen gong

Wui Ng was born on December 3, 1913 in Guangzhou, China. He was a director and actor, known for Shen gong (1968), Thunderstorm (1957) and Bao lian deng (1956). He died on March 1, 1996 in Hong Kong.

33. Xing Sun

Warriors of Virtue

Xing Sun was born on October 16, 1963 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. He is known for his work on Warriors of Virtue (1997), The Return of the Condor Heroes (1998) and Hong Kong Show Girl (1996). He was previously married to Mei Ching Lim.

34. Chun Ku

Writer | Meng hu chuang guan

Chun Ku was born in December 1918 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China as Ku Meng-ou. He is an actor and writer, known for Challenge the Dragon (1974), Meng xing qing wei liao (1975) and Kung Fu Mama (1973).

35. Hins Cheung

Actor | Shining Moment

Hins Cheung was born on February 1, 1981 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China as King-hin Cheung. He is an actor, known for Shining Moment (2016), Love Is Not All Around (2007) and Dancing Lion (2007).

36. Norman Law Man

Chung Hing sam lam

Norman Law Man was born in 1950 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. He is known for his work on Chungking Express (1994), She mao he hun xing quan (1980) and Wu ming jia zu (1990).

37. Sau Sun Ho

Actor | Yuan jia

Sau Sun Ho was born in 1941 in Guangzhou, China. He is an actor, known for Yuan jia (1979), Bloody Fists (1972) and Hun wai qing (1988). He was previously married to Ka Wai Au.

38. Junqi Huang

Producer | So duk 2: Tin dei duei kuet

Junqi Huang was born on July 31, 1976 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. He is an actor and producer, known for The White Storm 2: Drug Lords (2019), Return of the Cuckoo (2015) and Dang ngo oi nei (2012).

39. Nancy Wan-Seung Chan

Actress | Mulan cong jun

Nancy Wan-Seung Chan was born in 1919 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. She is an actress, known for Maiden in Armour (1939), Nande Youquinlan (1938) and Liumang Xiaojie (1938).

40. Wo-fu Chen

Actor | Peng you

Originating from Kaiping, Guangdong, Chen grew up in Hong Kong, where he trained in Tai Chi. As a middle-weight boxer, he was once famous for challenging a heavyweight in a Southeast Asia teenage martial arts contest in 1971. He joined Shaw Brothers the following year as an actor and made five ...

41. Xiong Xiao

Actress | Cuo tuo sui yue

Xiong Xiao was born on September 11, 1958 in Guangzhou, China. She is an actress, known for Cuo tuo sui yue (1982), Countering Lights (1982) and Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (2002).

42. Xuexian Bai

Actress | Die ying hong li ji

Xuexian Bai was born on April 1, 1926 in Guangzhou, China as Shuliang Chen. She is known for her work on Die ying hong li ji (1959), The Fairy of Ninth Heaven (1959) and Zi chai ji (1959).

43. Sha Peng

Self | Pontiac American Team Cup

Sha Peng was born on April 4, 1983 in Guangzhou, China.

44. Danni Liang

Actress | Gei ye shou xian hua

Danni Liang was born in 1959 in Guangzhou, China. She is an actress, known for Chrysanthemum to the Beast (2012), Man zhou hu xing dong (1993) and Huan huan xiao xiao (1981). She has been married to Yuanzheng Feng since 1993.

45. Chao Wen

Actor | Guai tan

Chao Wen was born on February 6, 1988 in Guangzhou, China. He is an actor, known for Tales of Mystery (2015), This Is Me (2015) and The Bounty (2012).

46. Yichen Wu

Editorial Department | Weekend

47. Wenfei Song

Actress | Gong zhu de you huo

Wenfei Song was born on May 30, 1985 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China as Wenting Song. She was an actress, known for Princess Show (2013) and Tang Bohu dian Qiuxiang 2 zhi Si Da Caizi (2010). She died on March 3, 2013 in Guangzhou.

48. Chen Aisen

Self | Rio 2016: Games of the XXXI Olympiad

Chen Aisen was born on October 22, 1995 in Guangzhou, China.

49. Hsia Hui Wu

Actor | Cai li fa xiao zi

Hsia Hui Wu was born in 1913 in Guangzhou, China. He is an actor, known for Cai li fa xiao zi (1976).

50. Yongge Xu

Actor | Te She 1959

Yongge Xu was born on March 19, 1967 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. He is an actor, known for Te She 1959 (2019), Chinese Expeditionary Force (2011) and She Tian Lang (2013).


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