About Chow Yun-fat
May 18, 1955
|Place of Birth||:||Hong Kong, China|
|Also Known As||:||周潤發, 周润发, Zhōu Rùnfā, 주윤발, 发哥, 小马哥, Fat Tsai, Châu Nhuận Phát, Yun-fat Chow|
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Chow Yun-fat SBS (born 18 May 1955), previously known as Donald Chow, is a Hong Kong actor. He is perhaps best known for his collaborations with filmmaker John Woo in the five Hong Kong action heroic bloodshed films: A Better Tomorrow, A Better Tomorrow II, The Killer, Once a Thief and Hard Boiled, and in the West for his roles as Li Mu-bai in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Sao Feng in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End. He mainly plays in drama films and has won three Hong Kong Film Awards for Best Actor and two Golden Horse Awards for Best Actor in Taiwan. Chow started his career in movies in 1976 with Goldig Films, the third largest film company at the time.