Frankie Chan

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Frankie Chan
Chinese name 陳勳奇 (traditional)
Chinese name 陈勋奇 (simplified)
Pinyin Chén Xūnqí (Mandarin)
Jyutping can4 fan1 kei4 (Cantonese)
Born 陳永煜
(1951-11-30) 30 November 1951 (age 66)
Hong Kong
Origin Hong Kong
Occupation actor, film director, film producer, composer
Years active 1970 - present
Ancestry Guangdong, China
Hong Kong Film Awards
Best Original Score
1996 Fallen Angels

Frankie Chan Fan-kei (born 1951) is a Chinese martial arts actor, film director, producer, action director, and composer.

Chan is best known to Hong Kong action cinema fans as the main antagonist in Sammo Hung's The Prodigal Son where he faces Yuen Biao in the final reel. Chan has starred in a number of modern action films, most notably Burning Ambition, Outlaw Brothers and Carry On Pickpocket. He also directed and composed many films in the 1970s and 1980s, including The Young Master, Odd Couple and Armour of God II: Operation Condor. In 2011 Chan directed Legendary Amazons, a film about the female Generals of the Yang clan.


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