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Leung Kar-Yan

He joined Shaw Brothers in 1974 and soon met up with Sammo Hung and the two of them hit it off. Sammo has described Leung as a phenomenon – Sammo could show him any style of kung fu or any intricate choreography and Leung could learn it immediately. In the 70’s and early 80’s Leung was to appear in some terrific kung fu. Like so many other kung fu fighters, once the popularity of those films faded in the mid 80’s he had to switch career gears and become more of a character actor. He had a reasonably successful career though through to the middle of the 1990’s. ... credits to the author at hkcinemagic.

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Jan 20, 1949 In Hong Kong, China
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Shaolin Martial Arts 1974-08-03
Latest Project:
movie Kung Fu League 2018-10-19
Known For
Movie Kung Fu League 2018-10-19
Movie Ip Man 3 Tin Ngo-San 2015-12-19
Movie Saving General Yang Lord Pang Renmei 2013-04-04
Movie Hong Kong Ghost Stories Jennifer's father 2011-10-27
Movie True Legend Su Wan-Kun 2010-02-09
Movie Ocean Flame Third Brother 2008-05-23
Movie Kung Fu Dunk Master Fei 2008-02-07
Movie Cold War Twins 2000-06-17
Movie Millennium Dragon Chairman of Joint Intelligent Committee 2000-01-01
Movie Wong Fei Hung Series : The Suspicious Temple 1996-01-06
Movie Stooge, My Love 1996-11-09
Movie Out of the Dark Mr Wu 1995-07-06
Movie Top Fighter Himself 1995-06-15
Movie Vampire Family Master Man Vamp 1993-07-31
Movie The Flirting Scholar 武状元 1993-07-01
Movie Last Hero in China Leung Fu 1993-04-01
Movie Fight Back to School 3 Officer Lai 1993-01-14
Movie Invincible 1992-12-05
Movie Justice, My Foot! Shanxi Commissioner Tin 1992-07-02
Movie Crystal Hunt Policeman 1991-01-01
Movie The Last Blood Stone 1991-03-31
Movie The Tigers Lam Hai-Tim 1991-07-02
Movie Godfather's Daughter Mafia Blues Senior in Hwa's Triad 1991-10-31
Movie The Banquet Man at Dinner 1991-11-30
Movie My Hero Hung Yi 1990-03-22
Movie Avenging Trio 1989-04-14
Movie Satanic Crystals 1989-01-01
Movie Tiger Cage Hsiu 1988-07-28
Movie Danger Has Two Faces Jin Zhi Jiang 1985-05-31
Movie This Man Is Dangerous Officer Leung 1985-03-16
Movie How to Choose a Royal Bride Jin Diao Tong 1985-01-01
Movie New Tales of the Flying Fox Woo Yat Do/Wu Yi-Dao 1984-04-07
Movie Dreadnaught Leung Foon 1981-03-26
Movie Cantonen Iron Kung Fu 3rd brother 1979-09-13
Movie The Odd Couple Laughing Bandit/Scarface 1979-08-09
Movie Knockabout Dai Pao 1979-04-12
Movie Demon Strike Master Chiao 1979-03-02
Movie Deadly Duo Sung Hua 1978-06-22
Movie 7-Man Army Mongolian Colonel Hu Qi 1976-04-16
Movie Boxer Rebellion Chen Chang 1976-01-29
Movie Five Shaolin Masters Chien San 1974-12-25
Movie Shaolin Martial Arts Pa Kang 1974-08-03