Yuen Cheung-yan

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Yuen.
Yuen Cheung-Yan
Chinese name 袁祥仁 (traditional)
Chinese name 袁祥仁 (simplified)
Born Guangzhou
Occupation actor, director, stuntman, fight choreographer
Years active 1966–present
Parents Yuen Siu Tien (1912–1979)

Yuen Cheung-Yan is an actor, director, stuntman, and fight choreographer who has worked for many years in the Hong Kong film industry. During the 1970s and early 1980s, he worked with Yuen Woo-Ping (Yuen Cheung-Yan's brother) and other members of the Yuen family on several films, some of them kung fu comedies such as Shaolin Drunkard (1982) and The Miracle Fighters (1983).

Filmography[edit]

As actor[edit]

Year Title Chinese Title Role Notes
1967 The One-Armed Swordsman 獨臂刀 Chi student
1968 Golden Swallow 金燕子
1980 The Buddhist Fist 佛掌羅漢拳 Leader of Thugs
1982 The Miracle Fighters 奇門遁甲 Tun Kap / Old Woman
1984 Drunken Tai Chi 笑太極 Puppeteer
1991 Once Upon a Time in China 黃飛鴻
1992 King of Beggars 武狀元蘇乞兒 Hung Yat-San
1993 Flying Dagger 神經刀與飛天貓 Never Die
2004 Kung Fu Hustle 功夫
2014 Once Upon a Time in Shanghai 惡戰 Laughing Buddha

As director[edit]

Year Title Chinese Title Notes
1982 Shaolin Drunkard 天師撞邪
1984 Taoism Drunkard 鬼馬天師
1985 Lucky Diamond 祝您好運
1989 Dark Side of Chinatown 西雅圖大屠殺
1989 Funny Ghost 猛鬼撞鬼
1989 Live Hard 鐵膽雄風
1990 Coup de Grace 起尾注
1990 Here Comes a Vampire 猛鬼霸王花
1992 Wizard's Curse 妖怪都市
1993 Kung Fu Vampire 湘西屍王

As fight choreographer[edit]

Year Title Chinese Title Notes
1982 The Miracle Fighters 奇門遁甲 Nominated for second Hong Kong Film Award for Best Action Choreography
1990 Pedicab Driver 群龍戲鳳 Nominated for ninth Hong Kong Film Award for Best Action Choreography
1991 Once upon a time in China 黃飛鴻 Winner of the eleventh Hong Kong Film Award for Best Action Choreography
1993 Iron Monkey 少年黃飛鴻之鐵馬騮 Nominated for the thirteenth Hong Kong Film Award for Best Action Choreography
2000 Charlie's Angels n/a
2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle n/a
2003 The Matrix Reloaded n/a
2003 The Matrix Revolutions n/a

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