Gregor's Top 30 Shaw Brothers Stars Male/Femaleby Movie-Mate | created - 01 Oct 2016 | updated - 08 Aug 2020 | Public
2. Lung Ti
Actor | Ying hung boon sik
Lung Ti was born on August 19, 1946 in Guangdong Province, China as Tam Fu Wing. He is an actor and director, known for A Better Tomorrow (1986), The Legend of Drunken Master (1994) and The Warrior's Way (2010). He has been married to Min-Ming Tao since May 22, 1975. They have one child.
4. David Chiang
Actor | Ci Ma
David Chiang was born in Suzhou, China on June 29, 1947. His mother Hung Wei and father Yim Dut were very popular movie stars. Young David began his acting career at a very early age, appearing in black & white films while he was only 4 years old. "John" is David's real English name, while "David" ...
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.
Actor | Lat sau san taam
Philip Kwok began his career as a circus acrobat and worked in the Peking Opera, unlike many others, he had not aspired to work in the film industry. He began working as a stuntman and eventually worked his way into leading roles. His performance in Boxer Rebellion caught Director Chang Cheh's ...
7. Hua Yueh
Actor | Da zui xia
Hua Yueh was born on July 13, 1942 in Shanghai, China as Leung Lok Wah. He was an actor and writer, known for Come Drink with Me (1966), The Monkey Goes West (1966) and Princess Iron Fan (1966). He was married to Ni Tien. He died on October 20, 2018 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
9. Sheng Fu
Actor | Jue dai shuang jiao
Born Chang Fu-Sheng to a wealthy family on October 20th, 1954, in Hong Kong. His English adopted name was Alexander. He was the ninth of 11 siblings. He was considered his father's favorite. Unlike the rest of his family, he showed little interest in academic and had no desire to try his hand in ...
10. Lieh Lo
Actor | Tian xia di yi quan
Born in Indonesia to Cantonese parents, Lo migrated to Hong Kong in his teens, where he attended acting school and in 1962 joined the Shaw Bros. film company. By 1969 he had become the first kungfu superstar, preceding the legendary Bruce Lee. He acted in more than 100 films, usually cast as ...
11. Jimmy Wang Yu
Actor | Du bi quan wang da po xue di zi
Jimmy Wang Yu was born on March 28, 1944 in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China. He is an actor and producer, known for Master of the Flying Guillotine (1976), The Man from Hong Kong (1975) and Dragon (2011). He was previously married to Jeanette Lin Tsui.
12. Kara Wai
Actress | Xue guan yin
Born Kara Hui Ying-Hung on in Shandong, China. Her Family moved to Hong Kong in 1966 and she started working at night clubs at fourteen. Her family lost their savings from her father's business acquaintances. Being left penniless, Hui's mother, herself and her siblings were forced to peddle goods ...
13. Tung-Shing Yee
Director | Wong Gok hak yeh
Tung-Shing Yee was born on December 28, 1957 in Hong Kong. He is an actor and director, known for One Nite in Mongkok (2004), I Am Somebody (2015) and Full Throttle (1995). He was previously married to Mandy Law.
16. Li Ching
Actress | Ci Ma
Li Ching was born on October 29, 1945 in Shandong Province, China. She was an actress, known for Dynasty of Blood (1973), Heaven Sword and Dragon Sabre (1978) and The Web of Death (1976). She was married to Xie Hong. She died on December 9, 2017 in Hong Kong, China.
The Sentimental Swordsman Killer Clans The Magic Blade Boxer From Shantung
19. Meng Lo
Actor | Yip Man 3
20. Sheng Chiang
Actor | Wu du
Born Chiu Kang-sang on April 4, 1951 in Taiwan. Chiang had family problems from a young age. His family was too large and his parents could not look after him properly, so he was sent to the Fu Sheng Opera School in Taipei, Taiwan. During his time here, he had met friends which would become part of...
21. Chien Sun
Actor | Wu du
22. Feng Lu
Actor | Cha shou
23. Siu-Ho Chin
Actor | Tai gik Cheung Sam Fung
Siu-Ho Chin was born on January 26, 1963 in Hong Kong. He is known for his work on Tai Chi Master (1993), Fist of Legend (1994) and The Masked Avengers (1981). He has been married to Sin-Ming Yau since 2001. They have one child. He was previously married to Sharon Kwok.
24. Hou Hsiao
Actor | Zhang bei
Hsiao Hou was born in Henan China in 1958 and was schooled in the Chinese Opera by the famous Fan Kuk-Fa in Bejing as a very young child. He was discovered by Lar Kar-Leung (Liu Chia-Liang) in 1978 and later became a disciple of the martial artist/director for a number of years. His astonishing ...
25. Szu Shih
Actress | Xiang gang qi an
The Lady Hermit
26. Ching Lee
Actress | Yu mei ren
Ching Lee was born on November 8, 1948 in Shanghai, China as Guo Ying Li. She was an actress and producer, known for The Mermaid (1965), Jing jing (1967) and San xiao (1969). She died in February 2018 in Hong Kong.
Have Sword Will Travel
30. Kuan-Chun Chi
Actor | Da e ke
Chi Kuan-Chun was one of the top Shaw Brothers stars to have a successful post-Shaws career in the 1970s. Chi began studying martial arts at the age of 12 and after learning for nearly a decade, was chosen to play a stuntman in a Hollywood film. Soon after, he became one of the top talents for Shaw...
33. Nancy Yen
Actress | Jue quan
Prior to being known as an established female star in Hong Kong action films, Taipei raised Yen Nan Hsi was known as Yen Ju-Ju who at age 17 on contract with Union Film Company was hailed in the Asia Film Festival as the most promising new actress in the little seen independent melodrama 'Tears of ...
Clans of Intrigue
34. Lily Ho
Actress | Xiang jiang hua yue ye
Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan
35. Ping Chen
Actress | Da lao qian
The Vengeful Beauty
36. Leanne Lau
Actress | Ji du xi yang hong
Leanne Lau was born on November 12, 1959 in Beijing, China as Liu Hsueh-Hua. She is an actress, known for Ji du xi yang hong (1986), Ting yuan shen shen (1987) and Xue Ke (1990). She was previously married to Yu-Kun Teng.
The Lady Assassin The Bastard Swordsman
Stunts | Yi ge ren de wu lin
The Treasure Hunters
38. Ping Chin
Actress | Chui si tian e
Ping Chin was born on May 3, 1949 in Beijing, China as Xiao-Ping Chen. She is known for her work on Swan Song (1967), The Magnificent Trio (1966) and The Twelve Gold Medallions (1970). She died on September 6, 2017 in Hong Kong.
The Twelve Gold Medallions Vengeance Is a Golden Blade
39. Pan Pan Yeung
Actress | Yi ge ren de wu lin
Born in Hong Kong of Shanghai and Sechuan parents. Started martial arts and Chinese opera training when she was 4 year-old, and later at the Fan Kok Fa opera academy. Learned different styles from top masters, including Lee Kwan Hung, of Choy Lay Fatt kung fu; Dan Inosanto of jeet kune do; western ...
40. Pui-San Auyeung
Actress | San diu haap lui
Pui-San Auyeung was born on December 6, 1953 in Hong Kong, British Crown Colony as Kit-Ying Chan. She was an actress, known for The Return of the Condor Heroes (1983), Chor Lauheung (1979) and The Proud Twins (1979). She was married to Fung Kwok. She died on July 9, 2017 in Hong Kong.
The Roving Swordsman The Proud Twins (as Green Fairy) Bat Without Wings Crime Story
41. Hui-Ling Liu
Actress | Sheng si dou
aka. Lau Wai-Ling Clans of Intrigue The Magic Blade Judgement of an Assassin Rendezvous with Death Death Duel
42. Chui Meng
Actress | Xie ying wu
Bloody Parrot The Proud Twins (as The Princess)
43. Hsueh-Erh Wen
Actress | Bi xue jian
Hsueh-Erh Wen was born on March 1, 1960 in Hong Kong as Wai Ying Cheung. She is an actress, known for The Sword Stained with Royal Blood (1981), The Proud Twins (1979) and Brave Archer and His Mate (1982).
aka. Candy Wen
44. Ping Chen
Actress | Da lao qian
The Sexy Killer Kiss of Death
45. Angie Chiu
Actress | Yang ka cheung
Angie Chiu became an air stewardess for Japan Airline after graduating from high school in Hong Kong. In 1973 she entered the first Miss Hong Kong Pagent by Hong Kong's TVB, and was the first runner up. This introduced her to the entertainment industry. In the late 70's she was one of the four ...
Heroes Shed No Tears The Kung-Fu Instructor
46. Kuan-Chung Ku
Actor | Xie ying wu
Heroes Shed No Tears
47. Tien-Chi Cheng
Actor | Ren zhe wu di
aka. Ricky Cheng Tien-Chi Five Element Ninjas
48. Jenny Liang
Actress | Shi yao
49. On-On Yu
Actress | Fei saa fung chung chun
On-On Yu was born on October 22, 1959 in Hong Kong. She is known for her work on Once a Gangster (2010), Whispers and Moans (2007) and Rob-B-Hood (2006). She has been married to Harry Lee Junior since 1987. They have two children. She was previously married to Chow Yun-Fat.
aka. Candice Yu
Death Duel Legend Of The Bat Buddha’s Palm