Biography Author Matching "Oliver Chu" (Sorted by Name Ascending)

18 names.

1. Akiko Wakabayashi

Actress | You Only Live Twice

Akiko Wakabayashi was born on August 26, 1941 in Tokyo, Japan. During her work in movies, she became one of Japan's most popular actresses of their cinema's "Golden Age", ranking with actresses Kumi Mizuno and Mie Hama. One of her first films was Akiko (1961), which was named after her. ...

2. Akira Ifukube

Composer | Gojira

Akira Ifukube was born on May 31, 1914 in Hokkaido, Japan. He was the third son of a chief constable (his grandfather was a priest of Shin-to) and spent a majority of his childhood in areas with a mixed Japanese and Ainu population. Therefore, Ifukube was strongly influenced by their musical ...

3. Cherie Chung

Actress | Nam yi nui

Cherie Chung was born on February 16, 1960 in Hong Kong. She was third runner-up in the 1979 Miss Hong Kong Pageant and entered the film industry afterward, becoming one of Hong Kong's most popular and beautiful actresses.

Chung would go on to appear in dozens of comedy and drama movies, most ...

4. Ching-Ying Lam

Actor | Baai ga jai

Ching-Ying Lam was born on December 27, 1952 in Shanghai, China, the third of six children. He attended Shun Yi Association Elementary School in Hong Kong for 2 years. He later attended the Chun Chau Drama Society to learn Peking Opera, where he portrayed female roles and did stunt-doubling for ...

5. Hiroshi Koizumi

Actor | San daikaijû: Chikyû saidai no kessen

Hiroshi Koizumi was born on August 12, 1926, in Kamakura City, Japan. He graduated from Keio University in 1948. He joined NHK television as an announcer and was selected to be part of the third-annual Tôhô New Face acting class in 1951. The following year, Koizumi made his acting debut in Tôhô ...

6. Kenji Sahara

Actor | Gojira vs. Mekagojira

Kenji Sahara was born Tadashi Ishihara on May 14, 1932 in Kawasaki City, Kanagawa, Japan. He came in second in the "Mr. Ordinary Contest" in 1953 and his cinema debut was as an extra in two small roles in Godzilla (1954), one as a ship passenger and one as a journalist. However, his break-through ...

7. Kumi Mizuno

Actress | Gojira, Ebirâ, Mosura: Nankai no daiketto

Kumi Mizuno was born on New Years Day of 1937 as Maya Igarashi in Nigata, Japan. After she graduated from acting school in 1957, her screen debut was in the Minoru Shibuya film Crazy Society. By the time her second film Futari dake no hashi (1958) came out, she changed her name to "Kumi Mizuno." ...

8. Megumi Odaka

Actress | Gojira vs. Kingu Gidorâ

Megumi Odaka was born on May 9, 1972 in Kanagawa, Japan. When she was 12 years-old, she jump-started her film career as a voice actress for children's TV shows in Japan. In addition, with also being a singer, she released several singles and albums throughout the late 1980s. After participating in ...

9. 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 ...

10. Mie Hama

Actress | You Only Live Twice

Mie Hama was born in Tokyo, Japan on November 20, 1943 in a blue-collar Tokyo family whose small cardboard factory burned down in World War II. She grew up poor. She first started out working as a bus fare collector. While working, she was spotted by producer Tomoyuki Tanaka when she was only ...

11. Paula Tsui

Actress | Jui oi nui yun kau muk kong

Paula Tsui was born on January 1, 1949 in Wuhan, Hubei, China. She has done a few movies in Hong Kong during her show business career, but is more well-known as a popular singer. She is known for wearing voluminous gowns during her concerts.

A concert Tsui threw in 1987 in front of a wide Hong Kong ...

12. Ricky Hui

Actor | Geung see sin sang

Ricky Hui was born in Panyu, Guangdong, China on August 3, 1946. Ricky and his family moved to Hong Kong in 1950. His father played the violin and his mother loved Cantonese opera, therefore, Ricky and his siblings loved music and acting. Ultimately, Ricky and his brothers, Michael Hui and Samuel ...

13. Run Run Shaw

Blade Runner

Run Run Shaw was born in Shanghai, China on October 4, 1907. He went into the filming industry with his brother, Runme Shaw, and established the Shaw Organization in 1926 and the Shaw Studios (formerly South Seas Film studio) in 1930. In 1967, Shaw established the famous Television Broadcasts ...

14. Shin'ichi Sekizawa

Writer | Sora tobu enban: Kyôfu no shûgeki

Shinichi Sekizawa was born in Kyoto, Japan on June 2, 1921. He began his cinema career in 1939, working on an animated movie in Kyoto. He was called into the service in 1941 and returned to Japan in 1946. In 1948, he was hired at Beehive Productions, where he worked as an assistant director and a ...

15. Sibelle Hu

Actress | Huan yan

Sibelle Hu was born on May 4, 1958 in Taiwan. She graduated from the Faculty of History of the University of Taiwan in 1981. When she was still in school, she made her film debut in Your Smiling Face (1979), which was a big hit in Hong Kong, and then went on to appear in a host of drama/romantic ...

16. Stanley Sui-Fan Fung

Actor | Gap tung gei hap

Shui-Fan Fung was born in Guangdong, China in 1945 to a Cantonese opera family. He joined show business in 1971, working with Television Broadcast Limited (TVB), where he appeared in a number of TV series. In 1976, he joined Commercial Television (CTV) as a producer and worked there until its ...

17. Tomoyuki Tanaka

Producer | Gojira

Tomoyuki Tanaka was born on April 26, 1910 in Kashiwara, Osaka, Japan. He graduated from Kansai University in 1940 and joined Toho Studios the same year. After four years with the company, he became a producer, with his first film production being Kita no san-nin (1945). He was set to begin work on...

18. Yoshifumi Tajima

Actor | Tengoku to jigoku

Yoshifumi Tajima was born on August 4, 1918 in Kobe, Japan. His career in movies debuted in 1956, starring in a movie produced by Daiei Studios (known for making its "Gamera" movies) and directed by Ishirô Honda called Yakan chûgaku (1956). He joined Toho Studios the same year, playing "Izeki...

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