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. 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), Lao pao er (2015), Mei ren yu (2016), and Xia You Qiao Mu (2016), and Journey to the West: The Demons Strike ...

3. 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 ...

4. 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 ...

5. 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), Kung Fu Hustle (2004) and Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004).

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 The Legend of Drunken Master (1994), My Young Auntie (1981) and Legendary Weapons of China (1982). He was married to Jing-Jing Yung and Hsiu-Hsia Ho. He died on June 25, 2013 in Hong Kong, China.

7. 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 ...

8. Herman Yau

Director | Chai dan zhuan jia

Herman Yau was born in 1961 in Guangzhou, China. He is a director and cinematographer, known for Chai dan zhuan jia (2017), Tung moon (2009) and The Legend Is Born: Ip Man (2010).

9. 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 Wong Fei Hung (1991), Lung hing foo dai (1986) and Long zhi jia zu (1988).

10. 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.

11. 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 ...

12. Martin Yan

Actor | Hainan ji fan

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

13. 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 Fang hua (2017), Fankang zhe (2011) and The Knight of Shadows: Between Yin and Yang (2019).

14. 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), Ng yi taam jeung: Lui Lok juen (1991) and Project A (1983). He was married to Di-Rong Zeng. He died on September 11, 2006 in Hong Kong.

15. 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 Gwok chaan Ling Ling Chat (1994), Dai lap mat tam 008 (1996) and Nu ren si shi (1995). He has been married to Ming-Chuen Wang since May 2, 2009.

16. Baoguo Chen

Actor | Lao nong min

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 ...

17. Fung Woo

Director | Da teng

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 Da teng (1979), Police Story (1985) and Qing tian pi li 2: The Ending (1993). He was previously married to Wing-Ho Lui.

18. 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.

19. Asia Zo

Actress | Hardtied

Asia Zo was born on June 1, 1987 in Guangzhou, China. She is an actress.

20. 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), Jian dang wei ye (2011) and Bait (2012). He has been married to Joanne Peh since September 9, 2014.

21. 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.

22. 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.

23. 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.

24. 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 Xin bu liao qing (1970), Lung fung dau (2004) and He ri jun zai lai (1966). She is married to Wei Kang.

25. 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 (2017), Sup fun oi (2007) and Sing see (2007).

26. 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), Gao geung jing dou fu (2017) and Chu shu (1977).

27. 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 ...

28. 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), Shen diao xia lu (1998) and The Twins' Code (2013). He was previously married to Mei Ching Lim.

29. 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 ...

30. 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...

31. 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), Huang jia nu jiang (1990) and Yue Fei chu shi (1962). She died on March 25, 1991 in Hong Kong, China.

32. 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).

33. 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), Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (2002) and Ni guang (1982).

34. Mingze Liu

Actor | Mei ren yu

Mingze Liu was born on August 1, 2007 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. He is an actor, known for Mei ren yu (2016), Tan ling dang an (2015) and Dan sun nam nui 2 (2014).

35. Wui Ng

Director | Lei yu

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

36. Junqi Huang

Producer | Sap yuet co ng dik yuet gwong

Junqi Huang was born on July 31, 1976 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. He is an actor and producer, known for Sap yuet co ng dik yuet gwong (2015), Dang ngo oi nei (2012) and Lian xia lian xia lian lian xia (2011).

37. 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 Mulan cong jun (1939), Nande Youquinlan (1938) and Liumang Xiaojie (1938).

38. 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), Meng long fu xing (1981) and Huishou Dangnian (1935). She was previously married to Lok-Lam Law.

39. 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), Xian le piao piao (1995) and Tian ya fang cao (1966). She is married to Yuen Chor.

40. 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 Gong zhu de you huo (2013) and Tang Bohu dian Qiuxiang 2 zhi Si Da Caizi (2010). She died on March 3, 2013 in Guangzhou.

41. 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), Jutian xuannü (1959) and Zi chai ji (1959).

42. 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.

43. 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 Xin die xue shuang xiong (1996).

44. Yongge Xu

Actor | Chinese Expeditionary Force

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

45. 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).

46. 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 5 films ...

47. 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), The Bloody Fists (1972) and Hun wai qing (1988). He was previously married to Ka Wai Au.

48. Chen Aisen

Self | Rio 2016: Games of the XXXI Olympiad

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

49. Chao Wen

Actor | This Is Me

Chao Wen was born on February 6, 1988 in Guangzhou, China. He is an actor, known for This Is Me (2015), Baat seng bou hei (2012) and Xuan hong (2012).


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