Anthony Wong

Anthony_WongAnthony Perry (born 2 September 1961), better known professionally as Wong Chau-Sang (黃秋生) or Anthony Wong, is a Hong Kong Film, Stage and TV Awards winning British-Hong Kong actor, screenwriter and film director.

Wong is perhaps best known in the West for his roles in the 1992 action film Hard Boiled, the 2002 critically acclaimed Infernal Affairs, and as General Yang in the 2008 Hollywood film The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor. In 2015, he won Best actor for Lord of Shanghai.

After completing ATV’s training programme, he continued his training at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.

He had stated in an interview that his mixed ethnicity initially caused him to be typecast as a villain, due to institutionalised racism in the Hong Kong film industry during this period.

He, however, won an Hong Kong Film Award for his performance as a real-life serial killer, who made meat buns from his victims’ flesh, in The Untold Story in 1993.

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In the following years, Wong appeared in a wide range of genre films including Rock n’ Roll Cop, Hard Boiled, The Heroic Trio, Infernal Affairs, The Mission and The Medallion. He had also several appearances in the popular Young and Dangerous film series as Tai Fei; a rival Triad gangster to Ekin Cheng’s character Chan Ho-nam, an ambitious Triad gangster, whom Tai Fei eventually befriends.

Wong had also appeared in a number of international English-language films including The Painted Veil and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.

In 1995, Wong made his directorial debut with The New Tenant.

In 2014, Wong made his culinary debut in Dinner Confidential, where he would prepare one dish out of a table d’hote candle-lit dinner menu for guests.

In 2015, Wong became the first Hong Kong Actor to had won the Best lead actor role in TV and movies when he won 2015 TVB Anniversary Awards for Best Actor and Best Drama for Lord of Shanghai, marking his triumphant return to TVB. He also became the first Hong Kong actor to had won Best Actor awards in films, stage theatre and TV. He also became the first Hong Kong actor to ever won TVB’s Best Actor award on his first nomination. [Wikipedia.org]

Anthony Wong filmograpahy

Poster for the movie "A Beautiful Life"

A Beautiful Life

Fang Zhen Dong (Liu Ye) is a patrolling officer in Beijing who one night meets the drunk Li Pei Ru (Shu Qi) while singing karaoke at the KTV place. Li Pei Ru is a real estate agent from Hong Kong who has vowed to make her fortune in the cosmoplitan Beijing, but is caught up in the complexities of life and ends up becoming a mistress of a married man.

Poster for the movie "White Vengeance"

White Vengeance

White Vengeance tells the story of two brothers contending for supremacy during the fall of the Qin Dynasty, which ruled Imperial China from 221 to 206 BC. As rebels rose, the nation fell into chaos. Liu Bang and Xiang Yu, became leaders of the rebellious army, and also became sworn brothers in battle.Xiang Yu and Liu Bang are close friends who both serve King Huai of Chu. King Huai uses a plot, saying that whoever … Read more

Poster for the movie "McDull, Kung Fu Kindergarten"

McDull, Kung Fu Kindergarten

As the 18th descendant of an extremely insignificant philosopher and inventor from ancient China, McDull is fortunate that he does not have a lot to live up to. However, his mother has higher aspirations for him and decides to send him to a martial arts school in China. Overweight and slow on his feet, McDull is the last of his classmates to run away when the headmaster needs to choose someone to represent the school … Read more

Poster for the movie "Initial D"

Initial D

After winning his first competition, Takumi focuses his attention on drift racing, a sport he has unknowingly perfected while delivering tofu in his father’s Toyota AE86.

Poster for the movie "Infernal Affairs III"

Infernal Affairs III

Infernal Affairs III is a 2003 Hong Kong crime thriller film directed by Andrew Lau and Alan Mak. It is the third installment in the Infernal Affairs film series, and is both a sequel and a semi-prequel to the original film, as it intercuts events before and after the events in the original.

Poster for the movie "Infernal Affairs II"

Infernal Affairs II

In this prequel to Mou gaan dou (2002), Chan Wing Yan has just become an undercover cop in the triads while Lau Kin Ming joins the police force. Both the triads and the police find an enemy in a rival crime boss.

Poster for the movie "The Day that Doesn't Exist"

The Day that Doesn’t Exist

Genuinely creepy “date” horror film from Wellson Chin features two stories linked together by wacky cop Dayo Wong. The first story involves Sheila Chan, who loses her fiancee in a car crash. However, he returns…stitched together. The second story is about Bowie Lam, who dies but returns in the body of Anthony Wong. He wants to be with his family again but when he discovers the truth about them and his new life, things change.

Poster for the movie "Dancing Bull"

Dancing Bull

In this story, a dancer with one of the more conservative Chinese troupes is increasingly frustrated with their stodgy repertoire, and she and her photographer boyfriend want to start a new, more innovative company. They go to the moneymen and eventually arrange this, but the photographer is so overwhelmed by the difficulties he has endured in the process that he has a nervous breakdown and separates from the dancer, who goes on to ever greater … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Four"

The Four

An undercover agent is assigned by his corrupt chief to infiltrate a rival department and sabotage their investigation of counterfeit currency. What he discovers is the counterfeiter’s real plan. To overthrow the capital. Not by flooding it with funny money, but with an army of undead.

Poster for the movie "The Four 2"

The Four 2

The Sequel to The Four, based on the best-selling novel by Woon Swee Oan. The four constables, Emotionless (Crystal Liu Yifei), Iron Hands (Collin Chou), Life Snatcher (Ronald Cheng) and ColdBlood (Deng Chao), are specially skilled in their own individual super powers. When the four constables of the Divine Constabulary investigate a murder in the suburbs, they unexpectedly stumble on clues to the murder of Emotionless’s family 15 years ago. While investigating the case, the … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Underdog Knight"

The Underdog Knight

Lao San is a young veteran high in Kungfu power but low in intelligence. After landing on a job as a body guard for a wealthy antique collector, Lao San finds out his boss’s plot to rob the National Art Museum.

Poster for the movie "Plastic City"

Plastic City

Yuda, a Chinese immigrant, and his adopted son Kirin, who he saved being eaten by a tiger in the jungle, stand at the head of a massive pirated goods operation that brings in both money and influence. But their empire is crumbling, as corrupt politicians and rival gangs seek to end their power in the city. Yuda is soon got arrested and his dedicated son tries his best to save not just the family business, … Read more

Poster for the movie "Sweet Revenge"

Sweet Revenge

A chance meeting with one of her brother’s former schoolmates causes a terminally ill young woman to begin digging into her family’s tragic past.

Poster for the movie "The Sun Also Rises"

The Sun Also Rises

A polyptych of interconnected stories in different time-zones, shifting between a Yunnan village, a campus, and the Gobi Desert. Jiang Wen stars in his third directorial work that boasts a stellar cast including Joan Chen, Anthony Wong and Jaycee Chan. A polyptych of interconnected stories in different time-zones, shifting between a Yunnan village, a campus, and the Gobi Desert.

Poster for the movie "Young and Dangerous 3"

Young and Dangerous 3

Chan Ho Nam and Chicken are back again in Young and Dangerous 3, this time taking on the rival “Tung Sing” triad, who is attempting to usurp Hung Hing influence in Hong Kong by having Tung Sing member “Crow” (Roy Cheung) frame Ho Nam for the murder of Hung Hing Chairman Chiang Tin Sang (Simon Yam). On the plus side, Chicken finds a new love interest in Wasabi (Karen Mok), the daughter of the comedic … Read more

Poster for the movie "Time and Tide"

Time and Tide

Tyler is a restless, streetwise 21-year-old Hong Kong native who’s had trouble gaining the trust of others all his life. He secretly fantasizes about living the good life in South America. After a while, he is forced to deal with the reality of impending fatherhood. Hankering for quick cash, however, he joins a bodyguard company. Later, he makes friends with a once disillusioned mercenary determined to begin life in a new way. However, their companionship … Read more