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Sammo Hung

Sammo Hung (born Hung Kam Po, 7 January 1952) is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, producer and director, known for his work in many kung fu films and Hong Kong action cinema. He has been a fight choreographer for, amongst others, Jackie Chan, King Hu, and John Woo. Hung is one of the pivotal figures who spearheaded the Hong Kong New Wave movement of the 1980s, helped reinvent the martial arts genre and started the vampire-like Jiang Shi genre. He is widely credited with assisting many of his compatriots, giving them their starts in the Hong Kong film industry, by casting them in the films he produced, or giving them roles in the production crew. In East Asia, it is common for people to address their elders or influential people with familial nouns as a sign of familiarity and respect. Jackie Chan, for example, is often addressed as "Dai Goh", meaning Big Brother. Hung was also known as "Dai Goh", until the filming of Project A, which featured both actors. As Hung was the eldest of the kung fu "brothers", and the first to make a mark on the industry, he was given the nickname "Dai Goh Dai", meaning, Big, Big Brother or Biggest Big Brother. Description above from the Wikipedia article Sammo Hung, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jan 7, 1952 In Hong Kong, China
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Shaolin Warriors
Latest Project:
Movie Guardians of Martial Arts 2017-11-11
Known For
Poster of Slickers vs. Killers
Poster of The Dead and the Deadly
Poster of Iron Fisted Monk
Poster of All in the Family
Series The Shaolin Warriors 2019
Series Wing Chun Unknown 2019
Movie 橫掃江南七霸天 2019
Movie Cinema Hong Kong: Kung Fu Himself 2019
Movie God of War Commander Yu 2017-05-27
Movie Guardians of Martial Arts 2017-11-11
Movie Call of Heroes General on horse [Cameo] 2016-08-12
Movie My Beloved Bodyguard Ding Hu 2016-04-01
Movie Once Upon a Time in Shanghai Master Tie 2014-01-06
Movie Rise of the Legend Master Lui 2014-11-20
Movie Princess and Seven Kung Fu Masters Warlord Lin 2013-03-06
Movie Naked Soldier Lung Chi-Keung / CK Long 2012-08-15
Movie The Last Tycoon Hong Shouting 2012-12-22
Movie A Simple Life Director Hung 2011-09-04
Movie Choy Lee Fut Chan Wai-Yip 2011-03-31
Movie Ip Man 2 Hung Chun-nam 2010-04-21
Movie The Legend Is Born: Ip Man Chan Wah-Shun 2010-06-24
Movie 14 Blades Prince 2010-02-04
Movie Kung Fu Chefs Wong Bing-Yi 2009-02-19
Movie Triad Wars Lin Ho Lung 2008-02-28
Movie Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon Luo Ping-An 2008-04-03
Movie Wushu Li Hui 2008-10-23
Movie Legend of Twin Dragons Wong Wah Bo 2007-01-01
Movie Twins Mission Uncle Luck 2007-02-15
Movie Dragon Squad Kong Long (as Sammo Hung) 2005-11-10
Movie SPL: Kill Zone Wong Po 2005-11-18
Movie Around the World in 80 Days Wong Fei Hung 2004-06-16
Movie Astonishing Director Ko 2004-05-13
Movie Osaka Wrestling Restaurant Chow Yan-Kei 2004-05-06
Movie Men Suddenly in Black Himself [cameo] 2003-08-11
Movie Chop Socky: Cinema Hong Kong Himself 2003-01-01
Movie Cinema Hong Kong: Wu Xia Himself 2003-01-01
Movie Modern Warriors Himself 2002-08-20
Movie The Art of Action: Martial Arts in the Movies Himself - Interviewee 2002-06-01
Movie Flying Dragon, Leaping Tiger Lu Zheng Yang 2002-01-01
Movie The Hidden Enforcers King 2002-01-01
Movie Zu Warriors White Eyebrows 2001-08-09
Movie The Avenging Fist Inspector Dark 2001-12-07
Movie Bruce Lee: A Warrior's Journey (archive footage) 2000-10-22
Movie Fist to Fist (archive footage) 2000-01-01
Movie No Problem Sammo 1999-11-27
Movie Jackie Chan: My Story Himself 1998-07-17
Series Martial Law 1998-09-26
Movie Bruce Lee: In His Own Words Himself (archive footage) 1998-07-01
Movie Mr. Nice Guy Cyclist [cameo] 1997-01-31
Movie A Chinese Ghost Story: The Tsui Hark Animation White Cloud (voice) (Mandarin version) 1997-07-26
Movie Ah Kam Master Tung 1996-10-10
Series Early Edition Unknown 1996-09-28
Movie Jackie Chan - From Stuntman to Superstar Himself (archive footage) 1996-08-30
Movie Somebody Up There Likes Me Black Jack Hung 1996-11-10
Movie How to Meet the Lucky Stars Eric Kidstuff / Choi 1996-07-04
Movie Eastern Heroes: The Video Magazine - Volume 1 Himself 1995-07-22
Movie Top Fighter Himself (Archive Footage) 1995-06-15
Movie Don't Give a Damn Pierre 1995-02-17
Movie Cinema of Vengeance Himself (uncredited) 1994-01-01
Movie Blade of Fury Yu Man-San 1993-01-01
Movie Kung Fu Cult Master Chang San-Fung 1993-12-18
Movie Painted Skin High Monk 1993-08-18
Movie King Swindler 1993-01-01
Movie Ghost Punting Eric Kidstuff / Fastbuck 1992-03-27
Movie Lover's Tear Commissioner Kung 1992-01-01
Movie Slickers vs. Killers Success Hung 1991-01-01
Movie Touch and Go Fat Goose 1991-05-16
Movie My Flying Wife Chan Yu-Qun 1991-11-07
Movie Daddy, Father and Papa Hung 1991-12-24
Movie The Banquet Hung Tai-Bo 1991-11-30
Movie Gambling Ghost Big Brock / Fat Bao / Hung Gao 1991-01-01
Movie Shanghai Shanghai Mr. Chin Hung Yun 1990-01-20
Movie The Fortune Code Brother Hung 1990-01-19
Movie Island of Fire Liu Hsi-Chia / John 1990-01-01
Movie Encounter of the Spooky Kind II Abao 1990-02-09
Movie She Shoots Straight Officer Huang Tsung-Po, the Father 1990-01-01
Movie Skinny Tiger, Fatty Dragon Fatty Dragon 1990-06-28
Movie Pantyhose Hero Jeff Lau 1990-08-06
Movie License to Steal French security guard 1990-11-01
Movie The Best of Martial Arts Films Himself 1990-01-01
Movie Eight Taels of Gold Slim 1989-12-20
Movie Seven Warriors Hung 1989-08-26
Movie Pedicab Driver Lo Tung 1989-02-24
Movie Lai Shi, China's Last Eunuch Shi's teacher 1988-03-04
Movie Dragons Forever Luke Wong Fei-Hung 1988-02-11
Movie Paper Marriage Chien Pao 1988-03-31
Movie Painted Faces Master Yu Jim-Yuan 1988-09-16
Movie In the Blood Hung Kei [cameo] 1988-07-22
Movie Mr. Vampire 3 Hung 1987-12-17
Movie To Err Is Humane Ting Siu Chung 1987-12-03
Movie Project A II Fei [archive footage] 1987-08-19
Movie Eastern Condors Tung Ming-Sun 1987-07-09
Movie Lucky Stars Go Places Eric / Kidstuff / Fastbuck / Tse Koo Choy 1986-06-20
Movie Where's Officer Tuba? Officer Tuba 1986-03-20
Movie Millionaires Express Chin Fong Tin 1986-01-30
Movie Heart of the Dragon Danny / Do Do 1985-09-09
Movie Twinkle, Twinkle, Lucky Stars Kidstuff / Fastbuck 1985-08-15
Movie My Lucky Stars Kidstuff / Fastbuck 1985-02-10
Movie Yes, Madam Sifu 1985-01-01
Movie Those Merry Souls Movie director 1985-01-01
Movie Bruce Lee: The Legend Himself (archive footage) 1984-01-01
Movie The Owl vs Bumbo "Bombo" First-Day Chan 1984-12-12
Movie Wheels on Meals Moby 1984-08-17
Movie Pom Pom Kidstuff [cameo] 1984-02-22
Movie Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain Fat Man / Chang Mei 1983-02-05
Movie Project A Fei 1983-12-22
Movie Winners & Sinners Teapot 1983-01-01
Movie The Dead and the Deadly Wah Li 1982-01-01
Movie Carry on Pickpocket Rice Pot 1982-03-31
Movie The Prodigal Son Wong Wa-Po 1981-11-10
Movie Chasing Girls Man at airport [cameo] 1981-08-07
Movie By Hook or By Crook Fatso 1980-08-07
Movie Encounters of the Spooky Kind Bold Cheung 1980-12-24
Movie Two Toothless Tigers Ah Pao 1980-01-01
Movie The Victim Chan Wing 1980-02-28
Movie The Odd Couple King of Sabres/Ah Yo 1979-08-09
Movie Knockabout Blinking Beggar 1979-04-12
Movie The Magnificent Butcher Lam Sai-wing / 'Butcher Wing' 1979-12-19
Movie The Incredible Kung Fu Master Fei Jai 1979-10-23
Movie Dirty Tiger, Crazy Frog Frog 1978-01-01
Movie Game of Death Lo Chen 1978-03-23
Movie Enter the Fat Dragon Lung 1978-07-13
Movie Filthy Guy The Filthy Guy, Su Yen Cheng 1978-12-21
Movie Warriors Two Gei Cheun 1978-12-28
Movie Broken Oath Starknife bodyguard 1977-12-03
Movie Iron Fisted Monk Hawker/Husker 1977-08-24
Movie Bruce Lee: The Man and the Legend Himself 1977-04-30
Movie The Shaolin Plot Renegade Monk 1977-04-06
Movie The Double Crossers Thug 1976-08-13
Movie Tiger of Northland Japanese 1976-07-23
Movie The Traitorous First Head 1976-07-23
Movie Hand of Death Du Qing 1976-07-15
Movie The Himalayan Kao's friend 1976-02-20
Movie All in the Family Rickshaw driver 1975-02-08
Movie My Wacky, Wacky World Fake villager 1975-07-16
Movie The Man from Hong Kong Win Chan 1975-07-31
Movie The Valiant Ones Hakatatsu 1975-02-19
Movie The Young Rebel Gambling stall thug [extra] 1975-02-08
Movie Martial Arts / Shaolin Masters / Chinese Mack / Fists Like Lee 1974-01-01
Movie The Association Tiger, Wang's assistant 1974-11-21
Movie Bloody Ring Japanese Thug 1974-12-01
Movie Village of Tigers Ba clan member 1974-01-12
Movie The Skyhawk Fei Fei 1974-01-22
Movie The Manchu Boxer Kong Chuan 1974-02-06
Movie Stoner Gang Strongman 1974-02-08
Movie The Tournament Martial arts association member 1974-09-28
Movie Games Gamblers Play Beach rascal 1974-10-16
Movie When Taekwondo Strikes Japanese Fighter 1973-09-09
Movie The Devil's Treasure Kao Hsiung 1973-09-02
Movie Enter the Dragon Lee's sparring partner in opening scene 1973-08-17
Movie The Rendezvous of Warriors [Extra] 1973-05-02
Movie The Life for Sale Thug 1973-11-11
Movie Bandits from Shantung 5th boss 1972-01-01
Movie The Imperial Swordsman Bandit 1972-10-05
Movie The Devil's Mirror Witch's drummer 1972-06-15
Movie Lady Whirlwind Tiao Ta Niang's brother 1972-08-22
Movie The Fugitive Bandit molesting Ming 1972-12-06
Movie Trilogy of Swordsmanship 2) Bandit at door 1972-11-05
Movie Hapkido Fan Wei 1972-10-01
Movie The Thunderbolt Fist [extra] (unconfirmed) 1972-12-30
Movie Duel for Gold [unconfirmed Cameo] 1971-06-11
Movie A Touch of Zen Commander Hsu's bodyguard 1971-11-17
Movie The Eunuch First fighter in final contest 1971-05-12
Movie The Blade Spares None Martial contestant 1971-04-30
Movie The Invincible Eight Whip-wielding henchman 1971-01-22
Movie The Fast Sword Kai Shin manor's men 1971-01-01
Movie The Lady Hermit Black Demon's disciple 1971-01-01
Movie Swordsman at Large Bandit and rapist 1971-01-01
Movie The Angry River Thug 1971-05-12
Movie The Shadow Whip Martial artist after Fang 1971-08-06
Movie Vengeance of a Snowgirl Tung's man 1971-10-29
Movie The Crimson Charm Crimson Charm thug 1971-07-01
Movie A Taste of Cold Steel Guard/Tiger's gang member [extra] 1970-09-16
Movie Brothers Five Security escort Chu 1970-03-26
Movie The Golden Knight Master Bao's Thug 1970-04-17
Movie Wrath of the Sword Tso's thug [extra] 1970-05-28
Movie The Iron Buddha Xiao's thug [extra] 1970-11-12
Movie Dragon Swamp Gambler at Chiang's party 1969-03-27
Movie Killers Five [extra] (unconfirmed) 1969-02-14
Movie Mad, Mad, Mad Swords Mopan Bandit 1969-09-16
Movie Vengeance Is a Golden Blade Long's man / Escort man 1969-07-19
Movie Raw Courage [extra] (unconfirmed) 1969-08-13
Movie The Swordmates Bandit/Barbarian King's soldier 1969-10-08
Movie The Golden Sword Golden Dragon Security member 1969-10-15
Movie Dark Rendezvous Thug 1969-12-11
Movie The One-armed Magic Nun Drummer / Monk [extra] 1969-11-19
Movie The Jade Raksha Master Yan's thug/San Hu's thug 1968-11-14
Movie Death Valley Chiu mansion swordsman [extra] 1968-10-11
Movie The Bells of Death Tao's thug 1968-06-30
Movie The Magnificent Swordsman [Extra] 1968-05-01
Movie Travels with a Sword Bandit [Extra] 1968-04-09
Movie Black Butterfly 1968-03-06
Movie Big and Little Wong Tin Bar Kid (as Yuen Lung) 1962-12-05
Movie The Princess and the 7 Little Heroes Child 1962-01-25
Movie Education of Love Shao Tu-tzu 1961-08-03