Kwan Shan

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Kwan Shan
Chinese name (traditional)
Chinese name (simplified)
Pinyin Guān Shān (Mandarin)
Jyutping Gwaan1 Saan1 (Cantonese)
Ethnicity Manchu
Origin Hong Kong
Born (1933-04-20)April 20, 1933
Mukden, Fengtian, Manchukuo
(now Shenyang, Liaoning, China)
Died October 1, 2012(2012-10-01) (aged 79)
Hong Kong
Spouse(s) Cheung Bing Sai (m. 1960; div. 1975)
Children Rosamund Kwan
1 son

Kwan Shan ( April 20, 1933 – October 1, 2012) was a Hong Kong film actor. Kwan appeared as a romantic lead actor in Mandarin-language films created in Hong Kong, especially during the 1960s. His roles included several Shaw Brothers Studio productions.[1]

Kwan was born on April 20, 1933 in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China, and later moved to Hong Kong.[1][2] He was an ethnic Manchu who traced his heritage to the Guwalgiya clan.[2] Kwan was the father of actress Rosamund Kwan.[1]

Kwan Shan died of lung cancer on October 1, 2012, at the age of 79. His funeral was held at the Hong Kong Funeral Home.[1]


1959 teenager's holiday

1961. Love without end

1966 the blue and the black


  1. ^ a b c d "Veteran Hong Kong actor Kwan Shan dies". Straits Times. 2012-10-04. Retrieved 2012-10-25. 
  2. ^ a b "Veteran Hong Kong actor Kwan Shan dies". The Chinese Mirror. Retrieved 2012-10-25. 

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