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Andy Lau Tak-wah, (born 27 September 1961) is a Hong Kong actor, singer-songwriter, presenter, and film producer. Lau has been one of Hong Kong's most commercially successful film actors since the mid-1980s, performing in more than 160 films while maintaining a successful singing career at the same time. In the 1990s, Lau was branded by the media ... See full bio »

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Infernal Affairs Inspector Lau Kin Ming
Infernal Affairs III Inspector Lau Kin Ming
The Warlords Zhao Erhu


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  Cold War III (pre-production)
Philip Luk
 2021 Detective Chinatown 3
Q member
 2021 End Game
Zhou Quan
 2020 Shock Wave 2
Poon Shing Fung
 2019 Fagara
Kwok Tin-yan
 2019 The White Storm 2: Drug Lords
Yu Shun Tin
 2017 Chasing the Dragon
Lee Rock
 2017 The Adventurers
Dan Zhang
 2017 Shock Wave
Cheung J.S.
 2016 Railroad Tigers
Teacher (Special Thanks)
 2016/I The Great Wall
Strategist Wang
 2016 Mission Milano
Sir Sampan Hung
 2016 Line Walker
 2016 My Beloved Bodyguard
Li Zheng Jiu
 2016 From Vegas to Macau III
Michael Chan / Dagger
 2015 Saving Mr. Wu
Mr. Wu
 2015 Lost and Love
Lei Zekuan
 2015 From Vegas to Macau II
Dagger / Little Knife
 2014 Shimajiro and the Whale's Song
Song Lau Kari
 2013 Firestorm
Police Inspector Lui
 2013 Switch
Xiao Jinhan
 2013 Blind Detective
Chong Si-teun / Johnston
 2013 Angry Kid
Ban Zhuan
 2012 Cold War
Philip Luk
 2011 A Simple Life
 2011 Wo zhi nv ren xin
Sun Zigang
 2011 Shaolin
Hou Chieh / Chinochueh
 2010 Future X-Cops
 2009 The Founding of a Republic
Yu Jishi
 2009 Look for a Star
Sam Ching
 2008 VeggieTales FitnessHof (TV Series)
Ying Xiu (Gangster)
- Junior's großes Abenteuer (2008) ... Ying Xiu (Gangster)
 2008 Three Kingdoms
Zhao Zilong
 2007 The Warlords
Zhao Erhu (as Dehua Liu)
 2007 Brothers
Chief Inspector Lau
 2007 Protégé
Lin Quin
 2006 Battle of the Warriors
Ge Li - the Mohist
 2006 I'll Call You
Muscle Guy / Warden 333
 2005 All About Love
Ko / Derek
 2005 The Shoe Fairy
Narrator (voice)
 2005 Wait 'Til You're Older
 2004 A World Without Thieves
Wang Bo
 2004 Yesterday Once More
Mr. To
 2004 McDull, Prince de la Bun
McBing, McDull's father (voice)
 2004 Triad Underworld
Hung Yan-jau
 2004 Magic Kitchen
Chuen Yao
 2003 Infernal Affairs III
Inspector Lau Kin Ming
 2003 Love Under the Sun (Short)
 2003 Running on Karma
 2003 1:99 Shorts (TV Movie)
 2003 Cat and Mouse
Zhan Zhao
 2002 Infernal Affairs
Inspector Lau Kin Ming
 2002 Fat Choi Spirit
 2001 Dance of a Dream
Namson Lau
 2001 Fulltime Killer
Lok Tok-Wah
 2001 Love on A Diet
 2000 A Fighter's Blues
Mong Fu
 2000 Needing You...
Andy Cheung / The Cupid Express
 2000 The Duel
Cool-Son Yeh
 1999 Century of the Dragon
 1999 Running Out of Time
 1999 The Conmen in Vegas
 1999 Prince Charming
Wah Dee
 1999 Fascination Amour
Albert Lai
 1998 A True Mob Story
Wai Cheung-Dee
 1998 The Conman
 1997 Island of Greed
Capt. Fong Kuo Fai
 1997 Kau luen kei
 1997 Armageddon
Dr. Tak Ken
 1996 Shanghai Grand
Ding Lik (as Andy T.W. Lau)
 1996 A Moment of Romance III
Lau Tin-Wai
 1996 What a Wonderful World
Sun Chung Wah
 1995 Full Throttle
Joe / Ah Cho
 1995 The Adventurers
Wai Lok-yan / Mandy Chan
 1994 Dao, jian, xiao
Smiling Sam
 1994 Sha shou de tong hua
Ko Sau (The Judge)
 1994 Drunken Master III
Yeung Kwan
 1994 Heaven and Earth
Cheung Ye-Pang
 1994 The Legend of Drunken Master
Counter Intelligence Officer
 1993 Perfect Exchange
Mandy Chin
 1993 Days of Tomorrow
Fong Tak-Shing
 1993 Future Cops
Ti Man / Balrog LaCerda
 1992 Come Fly the Dragon
Chou Chun-Chieh
 1992 Lee Rock III
Lee Rock
 1992 The Thief of Time (TV Movie)
Yo Ko
 1992 Moon Warriors
 1992 The Sting
Simon Tam
 1992 Handsome Siblings
Fishy (as Tak-wah Lau)
 1992 Saviour of the Soul II
 1992 Casino Tycoon II
Benny Ho San
 1992 The Prince of Temple Street
Twelve Tong
 1992 Game Kids
Wong Kau-Tai
 1992 Gun & Rose
 1992 What a Hero!
Yuen Ta Wah
 1992 Casino Tycoon
Benny Ho San
 1991 Dances with Dragon
Lone Ka-Chun - Aaron (as Tak-wah Lau)
 1991 Saviour of the Soul
 1991 The Banquet
 1991 Lee Rock II
Lui Lok (as Tak-wah Lau)
 1991 Lee Rock
Lui Lok (as Tak-wah Lau)
 1991 Hong Kong Godfather
York Koo
 1991 Zodiac Killers
Ben Li
 1991 The Tigers
Lt. Lau Chi-Ming
 1991 Casino Raiders II
Chicken Feet
 1991 Don't Fool Me
Hero Hwa
 1991 Tricky Brains
Chi Man-Kit
 1990 Forbidden Imperial Tales (singing voice)
 1990 The Prisoner
Lau / Boss Lee
 1990 12 Hours of Terror
Brother Bee
 1990 Days of Being Wild
 1990 God of Gamblers II
Michael Chan / Dagger / Little Knife / ...
 1990 Dragon in Jail
Henry Tse
 1990 A Home Too Far
 1990 Kawashima Yoshiko
 1990 Mo deng ru lai shen zhang
 1990 A Moment of Romance
 1990 Hong Kong Corruptor
Wah (Guest star)
 1990 The Fortune Code
 1989 The Romancing Star III
Lau Bei
 1989 God of Gamblers
Michael Chan / Little Knife / Dagger
 1989 The Truth: Final Episode
Raymond Lau
 1989 China White
Adoptive Father (Hong Kong version only)
 1989 Crocodile Hunter
Senior Inspector Happy Chiu
 1989 Casino Raiders
Crab Chan
 1989 Ren hai gu hong
 1989 Little Cop
 1989 Perfect Match
Lok Ka-Sing
 1989 News Attack
 1989 Proud and Confident
 1989 Long Arm of the Law: Part 3
Li Cheung-Kong
 1989 Bloody Brotherhood
Cheung Ka-Wah
 1988 Runaway Blues
Lam Kwong
 1988 The Crazy Companies II
Tsui Ting-kwai
 1988 Lung ji ga juk
Lung Wah
 1988 Qun long duo bao
Chan Charlie
 1988 In the Blood
 1988 Walk on Fire
Lau Kwok-Wah
 1988 As Tears Go By
 1988 The Crazy Companies
Tsui Tung Kwai
 1988 The Truth
Raymond Lau
 1988 The Romancing Star 2
 1987 Last Eunuch in China
 1987 Rich and Famous
Lam Ting Kwok
 1987 Tragic Hero
Lam Ting Kwok
 1986 Magic Crystal
Andy Lo
 1986 Lucky Stars Go Places
 1985 The Yangs' Saga (TV Series)
Yang Luk-long
 1985 Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars
Associate of Muscles
 1985 The Last Performance (TV Series)
 1984 The Duke of Mount Deer (TV Series)
Emperor Honhei
 1984 Shanghai 13
The Student
 1984 Everlasting Love
 1983-1984 The Return of the Condor Heroes (TV Series)
Yo Ko
- Episode #1.50 (1984) ... Yo Ko
- Episode #1.49 (1984) ... Yo Ko
- Episode #1.48 (1984) ... Yo Ko
- Episode #1.47 (1984) ... Yo Ko
- Episode #1.46 (1984) ... Yo Ko
 1983 Crossroads - A Decision (Short)
 1983 The Old Miao Myth (TV Series)
- Episode #1.20 (1983)
- Episode #1.19 (1983)
- Episode #1.18 (1983)
- Episode #1.17 (1983)
- Episode #1.16 (1983)
 1983 On the Wrong Track
Paul Chen
 1982 The Legend of Master So (TV Series)
 1982 The Emissary (TV Series)
Gong Dai Wai
 1982 Boat People
To Minh (as Andy Tak-Wah Lau)
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Alternate Names:

Andy T.W. Lau | Andy Tak-Wah Lau | Tak-wah Lau | Dehua Liu


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"The first time I met him, he just showed me his Rolex. He says 'Look at it' then I look at it. Then he told me 'Work hard, and you are going to have it!" (on meeting his idol, 'Chow Yun-Fat', for the first time) See more »


Awarded "No. 1 Box-office Actor 1985-2005" of Hong Kong, yielding a total box office of HKD 1,733,275,816 for shooting 108 films in the past 20 years. See more »


Frequently cast in films directed by Jing Wong See more »


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