Tom Wu

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Tom Wu
Born (1972-05-15) May 15, 1972 (age 46)
Hong Kong
Occupation Actor
Known for Martial arts
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)

Tom Wu is a Hong Kong British actor who was born in Hong Kong and grew up in Chinatown, London. He is a martial arts expert who has appeared in films such as Revolver, Shanghai Knights, Batman Begins and the Bollywood superhero film Ra.One.[1]

At the age of ten, Wu began practising various martial arts such as Hung Gar, karate and Wing Chun, and later took up acrobatics. In 1988, he competed for Britain at China's International wu-shu (martial arts) tournament, winning two bronze medals and a gold medal.[2] He is one of the founding members of the British theatre company Yellow Earth Theatre, which was established in 1995.[3]

He portrayed the character Hundred Eyes in the Netflix original series Marco Polo before its abrupt cancellation in late 2016.

Recently Wu has played the role of Sir George, King Arthur's mentor in King Arthur: Legend of the Sword in 2017.

Filmography[edit]

Film & Television
Year Title Role Notes
1999 Rogue Trader George Film
2001 Wake of Death Andy Wang Film
2003 Shanghai Knights Liu Film
2003 Belly of the Beast General Jantapan Film
2005 Batman Begins Bhutanese Prison Guard #1 Film
2005 Revolver Lord John Film
2008 The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior Fong Film
2008 Mutant Chronicles Cpl. Juba Film
2010 Spirit Warriors (TV series) Hwang TV series
2011 Ra.One Akaashi Feature
2012 Treasure Island Joe Thoby TV miniseries
2012 Skyfall Silva's Mercenary Film
2013 Kick-Ass 2 Genghis Carnage Film
2014–2016 Marco Polo Hundred Eyes TV series
2014 Da Vinci's Demons Quon Shan TV series
2017 King Arthur: Legend of the Sword George Film

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SRK ropes in Tom Wu for 'Ra.One'". NDTV Movies. 2010-07-21. Archived from the original on 2012-07-13. Retrieved 2012-04-29. 
  2. ^ "Tom Wu". Visible Chinese. 7 March 2008. Retrieved 13 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Tom Wu". Yellow Earth Theatre. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 13 July 2014. 

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