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