Chow Yun-fat is a renowned Hong Kong actor who worked on popular films such as 1989's The Killer, 2000's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and 2007's Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End. He is one of Asia's most successful actors.
In 1983, he married actress Candice Yu. The marriage ended that same year. His second marriage was to Jasmine Tan. The marriage produced no children.
Throughout his career, he has amassed numerous film awards, including multiple Golden Horse Awards and Hong Kong Film Awards.
In 2014, he reportedly earned almost $30 million, which made him the second-highest earning actor in his country that year.
In the West, audiences think I am a stereotyped action star, or that I always play hitmen or killers. But in Hong Kong, I did a lot of comedy, many dramatic films, and most of all, romantic roles, lots of love stories. I was like a romance novel hero.Chow Yun-fat
is a famous Hong Kong actor,
who was born on
May 18, 1955. As a person born on this date, Chow Yun-fat is listed in our database as the 12th
most popular celebrity for the day (May 18) and the 44th most popular for the year (1955).
People born on May 18
fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull.
Chow Yun-fat is the 436th most popular Taurus.
In general, Chow Yun-fat ranks as the 5089th
most popular famous person of all time.
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