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Chow Yun Fat

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Birthday
18, 1955
Birthplace
Hong Kong, China
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
18, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
Hong Kong, China

About

Hong Kong actor who became internationally known for his role in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. He also portrayed Sao Feng in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End. In 2014, he was banned from making movies in his home country of China due to his opposition to the socialist government. 

Before Fame

He worked as a taxi driver and a bellboy before being discovered by a local television network.

Trivia

He has appeared in the films A Better Tomorrow and The Killer, and has won multiple Golden Horse Awards for Best Actor in Taiwan.

Family Life

He married Candice Yu in 1983, but they divorced the same year. He married his second wife, Jasmine Tan, in 1986.

Associated With

He has worked under the direction of John Woo.