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Tony Leung Chiu-wai

Tony Leung Chiu-wai (born 27 June 1962) is a Hong Kong actor and singer. He is considered one of Asia's most successful and internationally recognised actors and was named as "Small Tiger" among the Five Tiger Generals of TVB. He has won many international acting prizes, including the Cannes Film Festival award for Best Actor for his performance in Wong Kar-wai's film In the Mood for Love. Leung is widely considered the best native Hong Kong actor of his generation. He was named by CNN as one of "Asia's 25 Greatest Actors of All Time". Leung is known for his collaborations with director Wong Kar-wai, with whom he has worked in seven films including Chungking Express (1994), Happy Together (1997), In the Mood for Love (2000), and The Grandmaster (2013). He also appeared in three Venice Film Festival Golden Lion-winning films, including A City of Sadness (1989), Cyclo (1995) and Lust, Caution (2007), directed by Ang Lee. Leung also stars in the Academy Award-nominated film Hero, and the box office hits Hard Boiled (1992) and Infernal Affairs (2002). Leung was cast as the Mandarin in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021). Leung has a comprehensive set of awards that he has won in a career that began in the 1980s. For In the Mood for Love, Leung earned the Best Actor award at the Cannes Film Festival. He is also a seven-time winner at the Hong Kong Film Awards and three-time winner at the Golden Horse Film Awards, holding the record for most awards in the Best Actor category. The 2002 book East Asian Film Stars describes Leung as "undoubtedly one of the most successful and widely-acclaimed Hong Kong actors of his generation, with a broad and diverse filmography."

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Jun 27, 1962 In Hong Kong, British Crown Colony [now China]
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Anonymous
Latest Project:
Movie Where the Wind Blows 2023
Known For
Movie Anonymous 2023
Movie Where the Wind Blows Nam Kong 2023
Movie Goldfinger Unknown 2023
Movie The Hunting Unknown 2021-01-08
Movie One-Tenth of a Millimeter Apart Self (archive footage) 2021-04-02
Movie Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Xu Wenwu / The Mandarin 2021-09-01
Series Marvel Studios: Assembled Self 2021-03-12
Movie Europe Raiders Mr. Lin 2018-08-17
Movie Monster Hunt 2 Tu Sigu 2018-02-16
Movie See You Tomorrow Chen Mo 2016-12-23
Movie Hema Hema: Sing Me a Song While I Wait Deer / Serene Mask 2016-08-10
Movie Miss You Much Leslie Unknown 2013-03-31
Movie The Grandmaster Ip Man 2013-01-10
Movie Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen 2012-02-04
Movie The Silent War He Bing 2012-08-10
Movie The Making of the Grandmaster Self 2012-11-15
Movie The Great Magician Zhang Xian 2011-12-22
Movie I Wish I Knew Himself (Archival footage) 2010-09-24
Movie Red Cliff Part II Zhou Yu 2009-01-07
Movie The Founding of a Republic 解放军代表 2009-09-17
Movie 东邪西毒:终极版 2009-03-26
Movie Red Cliff Zhou Yu 2008-07-10
Movie Lust, Caution Mr. Yee 2007-09-27
Movie Confession of Pain Lau Ching-Hei 2006-12-21
Movie Infernal Affairs Trilogy (Chronological Edition) Chan Wing Yan 2006-12-12
Movie Seoul Raiders Lam 2005-02-05
Movie 2046 Chow Mo-Wan 2004-09-29
Movie Super Model Interviewee praising Mandom 2004-06-17
Movie My Lucky Star Lai Liu Po 2003-01-23
Movie Sound of Colors Ho Yuk-Ming 2003-12-20
Movie Infernal Affairs III Chan Wing-Yan 2003-12-12
Movie 1:99 Shorts 10) 2003-12-31
Movie Chinese Odyssey 2002 Li Yilong 2002-02-06
Movie Cause: The Birth of Hero Himself 2002-12-05
Movie Infernal Affairs Chan Wing-Yan 2002-12-12
Movie Hero Broken Sword 2002-07-22
Movie Love Me, Love My Money Richard Ma 2001-01-01
Movie @In the Mood for Love Himself 2001-12-31
Movie Fighting for Love Veg Chiang Tung-Choi 2001-10-10
Movie Tokyo Raiders Lin 2000-01-28
Movie In the Mood for Love Chow Mo-Wan 2000-09-29
Movie Healing Hearts Lawrence Ching 2000-09-03
Movie Buenos Aires Zero Degree: The Making of Happy Together Himself / Lai Yiu-fai 1999-01-01
Movie Gorgeous Albert 1999-02-12
Movie The Longest Nite Sam 1998-01-01
Movie Flowers of Shanghai Wang 1998-10-01
Movie Timeless Romance Lau Yat Lo/Zhuge Liang 1998-03-05
Movie Your Place or Mine! Tony Cheung Suk Wai 1998-09-25
Movie 97 Aces Go Places Chui Cheong / Drunk Gun 1997-03-03
Movie Happy Together Lai Yiu-fai 1997-05-30
Movie Chinese Midnight Express Ching On 1997-11-15
Movie War of the Underworld Hong Fei 1996-01-01
Movie Blind Romance Wing Chi Wing 1996-01-04
Movie Tomorrow 1995-01-01
Movie Cyclo Poet 1995-01-01
Movie Heaven Can't Wait Wong Tai Fung 1995-07-28
Movie Doctor Mack Dr. Lau Mack 1995-02-17
Movie Always Be the Winners Master Sha 1994-02-09
Movie The Returning Lee Yick Cheung 1994-07-30
Movie Ashes of Time Blind Swordsman 1994-09-17
Movie Chungking Express Cop 663 1994-07-14
Movie Butterfly & Sword Meng Sing-Wan 1993-01-16
Movie End of the Road Fan Long 1993-01-01
Movie Film ohne Fesseln - Das neue Hongkong Kino [archive footage] 1993-01-01
Movie The Eagle Shooting Heroes Ou-yang Feng 1993-02-05
Movie Tom, Dick and Hairy Tom Chan 1993-02-25
Movie Two of a Kind Billy / Lam Tai-Chi 1993-09-16
Movie He Ain't Heavy, He's My Father Chor Yuen 1993-12-11
Movie The Magic Crane Ma Kwun-Mo 1993-08-18
Movie Hero From Beyond The Boundary Of Time Wai Siu-Bo 1993-06-12
Movie Come Fly the Dragon Liu Chia-Lun 1993-04-15
Movie Hard Boiled Alan 1992-04-16
Movie The Days of Being Dumb Fred 1992-08-06
Movie Lucky Encounter Dian Fa 1992-06-10
Movie Three Summers Wai 1992-09-18
Movie The Tigers Dandruff / Tau-Pi 1991-07-02
Movie The Royal Scoundrel Beach Boy 1991-01-10
Movie The Great Pretenders Snake Wai 1991-05-16
Movie A Chinese Ghost Story III Monk Fong 1991-07-18
Movie Don't Fool Me Chiang Ho-Chie 1991-12-09
Movie The Banquet Wai Chai 1991-11-30
Movie Fantasy Romance Stupid Shing 1990-05-26
Movie Bullet in the Head Ben 1990-08-17
Movie Days of Being Wild Chow Mo-wan 1990-12-15
Movie Seven Warriors Wong Way-Wu 1989-08-26
Movie My Heart Is That Eternal Rose Cheung 1989-04-20
Series Hap Hak Hang Shek Po-tin / Shek Chung-yuk 1989-12-25
Movie A City of Sadness Wen-Ching 1989-10-21
Series Police Cadet 1988 1988-01-01
Series 大都會 Unknown 1988-04-11
Movie I Love Maria T. Q. Zhuang 1988-12-01
Series Two Most Honorable Knights Siu-yu-yee 1988-06-13
Series The Grand Canal 虬髯客 1987-02-12
Movie People's Hero Ah Sai 1987-03-11
Movie Happy Go Lucky Wei 1987-05-21
Series New Heavenly Sword and Dragon Sabre 張無忌 1986-11-03
Movie The Lunatics Doggie 1986-01-01
Movie Love Unto Wastes Tony Cheung 1986-08-30
Series The Rough Ride Unknown 1985-04-22
Movie Fascinating Affairs Ah Kit / Lee Lun-Kit 1985-06-22
Series Police Cadet '85 1985-10-28
Movie Young Cops Unknown 1985-08-08
Series The Yang's Saga Yang Chuk-long 1985-09-23
Series The Clones 1984-01-02
Series 家有娇妻 Unknown 1984-07-01
Series Police Cadet Cheung Wai Kit 1984-10-29
Series The Duke of Mount Deer Wai Siu-bo 1984-07-09
Movie Crossroads - Strayed Ah Man 1983-01-01
Movie Mad, Mad 83 1983-01-01
Series 天降财神 Unknown 1983-08-01
Series But dou san hung Unknown 1983-08-08
Series 鬼咁够运 Unknown 1983-07-11
Movie Forced Vengeance Young Intern 1982-07-30
Series 香城浪子 应子谦 1982-09-27
Movie Game of Death David 1978-03-23