Terence Yin

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Terence Yin
Chinese name 尹子維
Pinyin Yin Ziwei (Mandarin)
Origin Hong Kong Hong Kong
Born (1975-05-19) May 19, 1975 (age 39)
Occupation Actor, Singer
Years active 1998–present
Associated acts Alive
Parents Mother Jenny Hu and Father Kang Wei

Terence Yin Chi Wai (Chinese: 尹子維; pinyin: Yǐn Zǐwéi; Cantonese Yale: Wan Jiwai; born May 19, 1975) is a Chinese film actor, singer, producer and media relations. Yin has starred in over 30 movies, released one solo album and resides in Hong Kong.

Early life[edit]

Yin was born in Hong Kong to top 1960s-70s Shaw Brothers Studios actress Jenny Hu and director Kang Wei. He has one older brother, Christopher Yin. At the age of 7, Yin was sent to live with relatives in Los Angeles, California. Graduating from Mark Keppel High School in 1993, he attended UC Berkeley and graduated with a Philosophy (Rhetorics) degree in 1997.

Career[edit]

Terence made his film debut in Yonfan's 1998 Bishonen opposite Daniel Wu, one of his close friends and frequent collaborators.

Terence released a solo album in Taiwan in 1999 titled Undecided, which met with limited success. He did not return to singing until 2005.

In 2005, Terence, with Daniel Wu, Conroy Chan, and Andrew Lin formed a boyband experiment named Alive.

He is a partner in the online social network Alivenotdead.com[1] with his Alive bandmates and the founders of the movie website Rotten Tomatoes. The site, created to support the movie The Heavenly Kings and Alive, was relaunched in April 2007 as an online community supporting artists worldwide.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Alternate Role Notes
1981 Daughter and Father 天真有牙
1998 Hot War 幻影特攻 Alien
Bishonen 美少年之戀 K.S
1999 Metade Fumaca 半支煙 Brother Chai
Rave Fever 周末狂熱 Stephen
Gen-X Cops 特警新人類 Tooth
2000 Dial D for Demons 炭燒凶咒 PJ
Skyline Cruisers 神偷次世代 Ah Lung
Lavender 薰衣草 Angel playing violin
Home Sweet Home 千年等一天 Du Quaing
2001 Bullets of Love 不死情謎 Night/Wong Po
Gold Fingers 二五傳說
Martial Angels 絕色神偷 Bone
Mist in Judge 疊影殺機
Final Romance - Tenyakuyûjô 3 願望樹 Mon Yeung
2002 Black Mask 2: City of Masks 黑俠 II Dr David
Color of Pain 野狼 Dino
Dead or Alive: Final Fong
2003 Colour of the Truth 黑白森林 Cyclops
Boxing Hero 龍虎英雄 Tiger
The Trouble-Makers 一屋兩火 Szeto Ginyi
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life Xien
2004 New Police Story 新警察故事 Fire
2005 Kung Fu Majong 2 雀聖2自摸天后 Johnnie
PTU File - Death Trap PTU女警之偶然陷阱 Yu Fei
Drink-Drank-Drunk 千杯不醉 Wanderer
Police Love Affairs 左輪右妳 Fai
2006 The Heavenly Kings 四大天王  Terence Yin artist; producer
McDull, the Alumni 春田花花同學會 hostage-taker
Rob-B-Hood 寶貝計劃 Max Hung
2007 The Valiant Ones New 新忠烈圖
Fear Factors 恐懼元素 Tin King
2008 Jingwu Chen Zhen 精武陳真
2009 Look for a Star 遊龍戲鳳 Joseph
Fog Wai
2011 Don't Go Breaking My Heart 單身男女
Life Without Principle 奪命金 宋先生
2012 Sleeping Dogs 睡着的狗 "Dirty" Ming/Additional voices Video game
Cold War 寒戰 Man To
The Man with the Iron Fists Governor
2013 Lost for Words
Special ID 特殊身份 Terry
Firestorm 風暴

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