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Birthday
23, 1907
Birthplace
China
Death Date
Jan 7, 2014 (106)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
23, 1907
Birthplace
China
Death Date
Jan 7, 2014 (106)

About

Chinese entertainment producer and philanthropist who founded the Shaw Brothers Studio which became one of the largest film production companies in Hong Kong.

Before Fame

He learned how to speak English at and graduated from the Shanghai YMCA School.

Trivia

He was a financial supporter of the Hong Kong Arts Festival and became its first chairman.

Family Life

He was married twice and had four children and several grandchildren.

Associated With

He co-founded and released his films to Television Broadcasts Limited in 1983, which was the company that also helped launch the career of singer Anita Mui.