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Tony Leung Chiu Wai

Born in Hong Kong, with ancestry in Taishan, Guangdong, China, Tony Leung was brought up by his mother in a single-parent family. In 1982, after passing the training courses of the television channel TVB, Tony Leung became an actor and became known for his comedy roles in television and film.Many consider Tony Leung's role in director John Woo's 1992 action film Hard Boiled as his breakthrough role in film. However, Leung first gained international exposure after starring in A City of Sadness, which won the Venice Golden Lion. Leung often collaborates with director Wong Kar-wai and has appeared in many of his films. His most notable of Wong Kar-wai's films include Chungking Express (1994), Happy Together (1997), and In the Mood for Love (2000), for which he won the Best Actor award at Cannes.He is considered by many to be the finest actor of his generation in Hong Kong. Robert de Niro, who is an admirer of his work, has called Leung Asia's answer to Clark Gable. He is good friends with actor and comedian Stephen Chow.Carina Lau, a fellow actress, has been in a steady relationship with him since 1989.Leung speaks impeccable English and is well read and well versed on historic issues. To date, he has not done a Hollywood movie, but is primed to appear in one after signing on with an American film agent.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet See You Tomorrow
  • Actor
2016
69% The Taking of Tiger Mountain
  • Hawk
2015
No Score Yet The Silent War
  • He Bing
2012
No Score Yet The Great Magician (Daai mo seut si)
  • Chang Hsien
2011
89% Red Cliff (Chi Bi)
  • Zhou Yu
2009
No Score Yet Red Cliff Part II (Chi Bi 2)
  • Zhou Yu
2009
80% Ashes of Time Redux
  • Blind Swordsman
2008
72% Lust, Caution
  • Mr. Yee
2007
No Score Yet Seung sing (Confession of Pain)
  • Actor
2006
85% 2046
  • Chow Mo Wan
2005
No Score Yet Seoul Raiders
  • Lam
2005
95% Hero
  • Broken Sword
2004
No Score Yet Ultimate Fight
  • Director
2004
No Score Yet Ultimate Fight
  • Director
2004
No Score Yet Dei gwong tit (Sound of Colors)
  • Actor
2003
No Score Yet My Lucky Star
  • Lai Liu Po
2003
95% Mou gaan dou (Infernal Affairs)
  • Chan Wing Yan
2002
No Score Yet Chinese Odyssey 2002
  • Actor
2002
No Score Yet Tung gui mat yau (Fighting for Love)
  • Actor
2001
90% In the Mood for Love
  • Chow
2001
No Score Yet Love Me, Love My Money (Yau ching yam shui baau)
  • Actor
2001
No Score Yet Healing Hearts
  • Actor
2000
No Score Yet Dong jing gong lüe (Tokyo Raiders)
  • Lin
2000
No Score Yet Gorgeous (Boh lee chun)
  • Albert
1999
90% Flowers of Shanghai (Hai shang hua)
  • Wang Lingsheng
1998
No Score Yet Longest Nite
  • Actor
1998
No Score Yet Chiu si hung yiu oi (Timeless Romance)
  • Actor
1998
No Score Yet Your Place or Mine
  • Actor
1998
78% Happy Together (Chun gwong cha sit)
  • Lai Yiu-fai
1997
73% Cyclo
  • Actor
1996
90% Chungking Express
  • Cop 663
1996
No Score Yet War of the Underworld (Xong xing zi: Zhi jiang hu da feng bao)
  • Hong Fei
1996
No Score Yet Jiu shi shen gun (Gau sai san gwan) (Heaven Can't Wait)
  • Wong Tai-Fung
1995
No Score Yet Dream Lover
  • Actor
1995
No Score Yet Always Be the Winners (Shen long du sheng zhi qi kai de sheng) (All of the Winners)
  • Actor
1994
No Score Yet Returning (Dang chuek lei wooi loi)
  • Actor
1994
No Score Yet Se diu ying hung ji dung sing sai jau (The Eagle Shooting Heroes)
  • Ou-yang Feng
1993
No Score Yet Butterfly and Sword
  • Meng Sing Wan
1993
No Score Yet Hero Beyond the Boundary of Time
  • Actor
1993
No Score Yet Yi yu zhi mo lu ying xiong (A Home Too Far II)
  • Actor
1993
No Score Yet He Ain't Heavy, He's My Father (Xin nan xiong nan di)
  • Actor
1993
No Score Yet Two of a Kind (Qing ren zhi ji)
  • Actor
1993
No Score Yet End of the Road
  • Actor
1993
No Score Yet Tom, Dick, and Hairy (Feng chen san xia)
  • Actor
1993
No Score Yet The Days of Being Dumb (Ya Fei yu Ya Ji)
  • Actor
1992
94% Lat sau san taam (Hard-Boiled)
  • Tony
1992
No Score Yet Ti dao bao (Lucky Encounter)
  • Actor
1992
No Score Yet Fan dou ma liu (Come Fly the Dragon)
  • Actor
1992
No Score Yet Three Summers (Ge ge de qing ren)
  • Actor
1992
No Score Yet King of Chess
  • Actor
1991
No Score Yet Fantasy Romance (Mo hua qing)
  • Stupid Shing
1991
No Score Yet Sha Tan-Zi yu Zhou Shih-Nai (Son of the Beach) (The Royal Scoundrel)
  • Actor
1991
No Score Yet Great Pretenders (Qian wang 1991)
  • Actor
1991
No Score Yet A Chinese Ghost Story III
  • Fong
1991
100% Bullet in the Head (Die xue jie tou)
  • Actor
1990
No Score Yet Huang jia nu jiang (She Shoots Straight) (Lethal Lady)
  • Actor
1990
100% Bei qing cheng shi (A City of Sadness)
  • Actor
1989
No Score Yet Sha shou hu die meng (My Heart Is That Eternal Rose)
  • Actor
1989
No Score Yet Seven Warriors (Zhong yi qun ying)
  • Actor
1989
No Score Yet People's Hero
  • Sai
1987
No Score Yet Yan man ying hung (People's Hero)
  • Actor
1987
No Score Yet Love Unto Waste (Dei ha ching)
  • Tony
1986

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