Teddy Robin

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Kwan.
Teddy Robin
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Chinese name 泰迪羅賓 (traditional)
Chinese name 泰迪罗宾 (simplified)
Pinyin tai4 di2 luo2 bin1 (Mandarin)
Jyutping taai3 dik6 lo4 ban1 (Cantonese)
Birth name Kwan Wai-pang (關維鵬)
Born (1945-03-02) 2 March 1945 (age 70)
Guilin, Guangxi
Occupation Musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, film actor
Genre(s) Hong Kong English pop
Instrument(s) Vocals, guitar, piano
Years active 1960s

Kwan Wai-pang (Chinese: 關維鵬; born 2 March 1945 in Guilin, Guangxi), better known as Teddy Robin (Chinese: 泰迪羅賓), is a Hong Kong English pop singer-songwriter, actor, and director. He began his music career in 1960s when Hong Kong English pop was at its peak in terms of popularity in Hong Kong. He led a band named Teddy Robin and the Playboys. He later became an actor, film director, producer, and composer. Kelvin Kwan, his nephew, is currently a singer in Hong Kong.

Filmography[edit]

As actor[edit]

Year Title Role Awards
2013 Doomsday Party
2011 ICAC Investigators 2011
2010 Merry-Go-Round
Gallants Ben Law Won - Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards for Best Actor
Won - Hong Kong Film Award for Best Supporting Actor
Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame Wang Lu (after face-lift)
1995 Hong Kong Graffiti Johnny K
1993 Temptation of a Monk
1992 Cageman Tong Sam
Twin Dragons Tyson
1991 Great Pretenders Mr. Giant
The Banquet
1990 To Spy with Love Terry
1988 The Eighth Happiness Hsiu-Fang's Husband
Three Against the World Cho Fei-fan
1987 Kino Countdown Huge Ben
Legend of the Golden Pearl
1985 Working Class Hing
Lifeline Express
Run Tiger Run Teddy Shit
1984 Banana Cop Chiu Din-Boh/Ping Pong Ball
1983 All the Wrong Spies Inspector Teddy Robin
1982 It Takes Two
1981 All the Wrong Clues Chief Inspector Robin
1970 The Price of Love Wu Yu Sheng

As film director[edit]

Year Title Awards
1995 Hong Kong Graffiti
1990 Shanghai, Shanghai
1987 Legend of the Golden Pearl
1983 All the Wrong Spies Nominated - Hong Kong Film Award for Best Director

As composer[edit]

Year Title Awards
2010 Gallants Won - Hong Kong Film Award for Best Original Score
2009 Permanent Residence
1996 Black Mask
1995 Great Adventurers
The Private Eye Blues
Hong Kong Graffiti Nominated - Hong Kong Film Award for Best Original Film Song
1993 Full Contact
Miss Butterfly
Lady Super Cop
1991 Legend of the Brothers
1990 Shanghai, Shanghai
To Spy with Love
1989 Bloody Brotherhood
1988 Tiger on Beat
Three Against the World
As Tears Go By
1987 City on Fire Nominated - Hong Kong Film Award for Best Original Film Score
Nominated - Hong Kong Film Award for Best Original Film Song
1986 Till Death Do We Scare Nominated - Hong Kong Film Award for Best Original Film Song
1983 Aces Go Places 2 Nominated - Hong Kong Film Award for Best Original Film Score
All the Wrong Spies Nominated - Hong Kong Film Award for Best Original Film Score
1982 Aces Go Places
1981 Chasing Girls
1980 The Saviour
1970 The Price of Love

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