Yuen Biao Biography
(Actor & Martial artist)
Birthday: July 26, 1957 (Leo)
Born In: Castle Peak Road - Ting Kau, Hong Kong
Yuen Biao is a seasoned Hong-Kong actor, stunt director, action choreographer and a martial artist. He is one of the leading artists whose expertise lies in martial arts and acrobatics which landed him several jobs in the industry as an actor, stuntman and a stunt choreographer. He was born in Castle Peak Road in British Hong Kong in a middle class family of eight children. He trained in martial arts during his younger days and one of his several famous classmates was popular actor Jackie Chan. At the age of 16, he left the school and followed several of his classmates and started trying in the Hong Kong film industry. He embarked into the industry in the early 70s when he started venturing into films as an extra and a stunt double. He worked as an extra on some early Bruce Lee films such as ‘Fist of Fury’, ‘Way of the Dragon’ and later became his stunt double in films such as ‘Game of Death’ and ‘Enter the Dragon’. In the 1978 action film ‘Knockout’, he made his leading role debut in Hong Kong films and throughout the course of his career, he ended up playing supporting and leading roles in more than 130 films.