Sam Lee (actor)

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Sam Lee
Lee Chan-sam
(simplified Chinese: 李灿森; traditional Chinese: 李燦森; pinyin: Lǐ Cànsēn; Jyutping: Lei5 Caan3-sam1)

(1975-09-27) 27 September 1975 (age 43)
Years active1997-present
Chinese name

Sam Lee Chan-sam (born 27 September 1975) is a Hong Kong actor. He started his film career when he was first spotted by director Fruit Chan who cast him in Made in Hong Kong. Since his debut, Lee has been working hard on many films. In 1999, he made thirteen films in that year alone. He appeared in a Japanese film Ping Pong as one of the contestants in the movie. Lee is best known for his role as Sha Jang in the Hong Kong television series The Monkey King: Quest for the Sutra (2002).

Outside of his film career, Lee is a seasonal member of a Hong Kong hip hop band Lazy Mutha Fucka (LMF) where he is the rapper.[1] Sam Lee is also known as DJ Becareful.



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Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Film Result
1997 17th Hong Kong Film Awards Best New Performer Made in Hong Kong Won
34th Golden Horse Awards Best Actor Nominated
1998 18th Hong Kong Film Awards Best Supporting Actor The Longest Summer Nominated
2006 43rd Golden Horse Awards Best Actor Dog Bite Dog Nominated
2011 45th TVB Anniversary Awards Best Supporting Actor Ghetto Justice Nominated


  1. ^ Sam Lee biography
  2. ^ "Sam Lee". Retrieved April 18, 2010.
  3. ^ "Sam Lee". Retrieved April 18, 2010.

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