Sammo Hung Rank
About Sammo Hung
Sammo Hung is an actor, film producer, director and martial artist. He became a household name through his appearances in and the production/direction of Hong Kong action cinema and martial art films.
He has received credit for pioneering the jiangshi genre of horror films. With the formation of his Bo Ho Film Company Ltd in 1980, he produced 40 films.
Films he has starred in include “Painted Faces”, “Ip Man” and “The Prodigal Son”.
He was the grandson of actress Chin Tsi-ang and director, Hung Chung Ho. He was first married to Jo Eun-ok, with whom he had three sons and a daughter. In 1995, he married actress Joyce Godenzi.
He has been honored with awards from the Asian Film Awards, Asia-Pacific Film Festival and Golden Horse Awards.
He has choreographed fights in films for Jackie Chan.
Sammo Hung Rank
Sammo Hung's Popularity
Sammo Hung is a famous Hong Kong actor, who was born on January 7, 1952. As a person born on this date, Sammo Hung is listed in our database as the 82nd most popular celebrity for the day (January 7) and the 235th most popular for the year (1952).
People born on January 7 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Sammo Hung is the 2230th most popular Capricorn.
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