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Kenneth Tsang

Kenneth Tsang Kong (born 1938) is a Hong Kong actor. Tsang's career has spanned 50 years and included a variety of acting roles. Tsang was born in Hong Kong with family roots in Zhongshan, Guangdong. He attended high school in Texas, U.S. and received a degree in architecture from the University of California, Berkeley. He returned to Hong Kong in the early 1960s but was bored by the work. His older sister, Jeanette Lin Tsui  was a film star at the time and provided Tsang with several connections in the industry which boosted his acting career. In the media, Lin Tsui was always presented as Tsang's younger sister instead as it was moreover uncommon for female stars to reveal their age. Tsang's film debut was in the movie The Feud (1955), when he was just 16, which was followed by a role in Who Isn't Romantic? (1956). In the mid 1960s, Tsang starred in detective films and classic kung fu movies with (at the time) Hong Kong teen idols Connie Chan Po-chu and Josephine Siao. Tsang also appeared in a few Wong Fei-Hung movies in the late 1960s. In the 1986, Tsang worked as taxi cab owner, Ken, in John Woo's A Better Tomorrow. Subsequent collaborations with Woo included the role of Ken in A Better Tomorrow 2 in 1987, police officer Danny Lee's murdered partner in The Killer in 1989, and the strict adoptive father of Chow Yun-fat, Leslie Cheung and Cherie Chung in Once a Thief in 1991. Tsang also filmed several Singaporean Chinese dramas during the 1990s, one of his most notable works there was the 1995 epic The Teochew Family and The Unbeatables II Up to this point, Tsang had played roles in mainly Hong Kong movies. His first Hollywood film was The Replacement Killers (1998), also the Hollywood debut of co-star Chow Yun-fat. Tsang appeared alongside Chow once again in Anna and the King as well as Jackie Chan in Rush Hour 2. Tsang played General Moon in the James Bond film Die Another Day (2002), and he continues to appear in films from his native Hong Kong. Tsang is currently married to Jiao Jiao, a Chinese actress. Description above from the Wikipedia article Kenneth Tsang, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia


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Born:
Sep 2, 1934 In Hong Kong, China
Movie/TV Credits:
138
First Appeared:
In the movie The Big Circus 1964-03-26
Latest Project:
Movie The Tin Long Gang 2022
Known For
Poster of The Dragnet
Poster of Memoirs of a Geisha
Poster of Die Another Day
Poster of Police Story 3: Super Cop
Filmography
Movie The Tin Long Gang Lung 2022
Series The Dragnet 2021-01-24
Movie Triple Identity Unknown 2020-11-21
Movie Dearest Anita Unknown 2019-01-03
Series The Great Craftsman Zhang Bing Kun 2019-05-06
Movie Detective Chinatown 2 Uncle Seven 2018-02-16
Movie Napping Kid Unknown 2018-11-08
Series Mystery of Antiques 黄克武 2018-12-26
Movie Chasing the Dragon Sir Chow 2017-09-28
Series Love of Aurora Unknown 2017-11-27
Movie Baby Task Group 2017-11-03
Movie Legend of Poker King Unknown 2016-03-01
Movie Wonder Mama Unknown 2015-05-29
Movie Overheard 3 Uncle To 2014-05-30
Movie The Eyes of Dawn Unknown 2014-09-18
Movie You Are My Sassy Girl 2014-08-15
Movie Something Good: The Mercury Factor Signor Feng 2013-11-07
Movie Joyful Reunion Unknown 2012-03-23
Movie Supercapitalist Victor Chang 2012-08-10
Movie Inseparable Mr. Wang 2012-05-04
Movie Overheard 2 Tony Wong 2011-08-18
Movie My Wedding and Other Secrets Dr Chu 2011-03-17
Movie Starry Starry Night Xiao Mei's grandfather 2011-11-03
Movie Here Comes Fortune Unknown 2010-02-09
Movie East Wind Rain 2010-04-22
Movie Prince of Tears General Liu 2009-06-25
Movie Blood Ties Woon Sir 2009-09-10
Movie The Treasure Hunter Tu Lao-dai 2009-12-09
Movie Kung Fu Dunk Wang Yiwuan 2008-02-07
Movie The Drummer Stephen Ma 2007-08-09
Movie The Tokyo Trial Hsiang Che-Chun 2006-09-01
Movie Memoirs of a Geisha The General 2005-12-06
Movie Six Strong Guys Rico 岳父 2004-09-02
Movie Butterfly Flavia's father 2004-12-02
Movie The Touch Ping 2002-08-01
Movie Die Another Day General Moon 2002-11-17
Movie Funeral March Wong Cheuk Kong 2001-09-25
Movie Rush Hour 2 Captain Chin 2001-08-03
Movie Killer Prince 2000-02-24
Series Ultra Protection Kei Chung-nam 1999-08-02
Movie Anna and the King Justice Phya Phrom 1999-12-16
Movie The Replacement Killers Terence Wei 1998-02-06
Movie Bishonen Sam's Father 1998-09-11
Series The New Adventure of Wisely 白老大 1998-09-15
Movie The Blacksheep Affair Lone Moon / Tasta 1998-10-31
Movie Long and Winding Road Bosco Chow 1994-08-04
Movie The Bare-Footed Kid Ke Hu Pu 1993-04-03
Movie Combat at Heaven Gate Unknown 1993-01-07
Movie Top Lady of Sword 1993-05-12
Movie Shadow Cop Unknown 1993-01-08
Movie Lover of the Swindler Unknown 1993-07-15
Movie The Trail Unknown 1993-12-09
Movie No Regret, No Return Unknown 1993-10-19
Series 马场大亨 李奇 1993-10-11
Movie Megaforce from Highland Unknown 1992-03-04
Movie Police Story 3: Super Cop Khun Chaibat 1992-07-04
Movie Angel Terminators Ken Zheng 1992-10-10
Movie The Night Rider Unknown 1992-12-17
Movie Once a Thief Chow / Dad 1991-02-02
Movie Queen's High Fan Yau Tim 1991-01-12
Movie Au Revoir, Mon Amour Mooi Yi's father 1991-03-28
Movie Bury Me High President of Carrinan 1991-01-10
Movie Inspector Pink Dragon Chief Insp Pao 1991-11-07
Movie To Be Number One Chief Inspector Lui Ko-Tin 1991-04-15
Movie The Banquet Chef 1991-11-30
Series 大家族 Unknown 1991-10-28
Series Blood of Good and Evil Unknown 1990-05-14
Movie Brief Encounter In Shinjuku Mr Tseng 1990-02-16
Movie Return to Action Unknown 1990-03-29
Movie Promising Miss Bowie Mr. Chow 1990-06-14
Movie Sleazy Dizzy Chief Inspector Lee 1990-06-15
Movie Point of No Return Uncle Min 1990-10-25
Movie The First Time is the Last Time Jenny's father 1989-04-15
Movie Dark Side of China Town Uncle Kwan 1989-01-14
Movie The Immigrant Policeman Unknown 1989-01-19
Movie I am Sorry Unknown 1989-05-10
Movie The Killer Sgt. Tsang Yeh 1989-07-06
Movie Thank You Sir Mr Tsang 1989-08-19
Movie Princess Madam Cheung 1989-11-23
Movie Triads: The Inside Story Supt. Chan Tin-Lok 1989-08-03
Movie Reunion Unknown 1988-07-07
Movie Goodbye My Friend Lung 1988-10-05
Movie Last Romance Unknown 1988-12-08
Movie Return of the Lucky Stars Uncle Kin 1988-12-24
Movie Amnesty Decree Tsai 1987-11-12
Movie A Better Tomorrow II Ken 1987-12-17
Movie Silver Dragon Ninja Mark 1986-01-01
Movie Royal Warriors Captain Lau Chi-Shing 1986-01-01
Movie A Better Tomorrow Ken 1986-08-02
Movie My Will, I Will Unknown 1986-11-20
Movie Peking Opera Blues General Cho 1986-09-06
Series The Battle Among the Clans Unknown 1985-07-18
Series The Yang's Saga 1985-01-01
Series The Yang's Saga Unknown 1985-09-23
Series The Duke of Mount Deer Unknown 1984-07-09
Series 夹心人 Unknown 1983-01-01
Series The Legend of the Condor Heroes 黄药师 1983-02-21
Movie The Body Is Willing Francis Chao 1983-11-19
Series The Return of the Condor Heroes Unknown 1983-10-31
Movie Wild Cherry Unknown 1982-03-18
Series 女黑侠木兰花 Unknown 1981-11-16
Series 湖海争霸录 Unknown 1980-08-08
Series 侠盗风流‎ Unknown 1979-09-09
Movie The Secret Policeman 1979-10-31
Movie The Extras Ting Chung 1978-12-14
Movie Divorce Hong Kong Style Unknown 1976-07-15
Movie The Paradise 1974-07-19
Movie Blood Reincarnation Unknown 1974-10-03
Movie The Call-Girls Unknown 1973-04-19
Movie The Awaken Punch Goes to the law 1973-05-23
Movie We Visited Southeast Asia 1973-08-02
Movie The Money-tree Hsiao-cheung 1973-06-16
Movie Love Is Smoke Unknown 1972-06-14
Movie The Brave and the Evil Bandit Jie Fei 1971-02-01
Movie The Playful Girl Unknown 1971-09-15
Movie Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow 1970-12-10
Movie Misunderstood Unknown 1970-04-25
Movie I'll Get You One Day Wong Dai Wai 1970-05-12
Movie Choi Lee Fat 1970-11-04
Movie Teddy Girls Unknown 1969-04-03
Movie Wise Wives and Foolish Husbands Alan Lee Si Kong 1969-03-26
Movie The Youth Chow Hoi-Kit 1969-02-23
Movie Sky Dragon Castle Ngo Sei Hoi 1969-04-23
Movie The Little Warrior General Sheung Kwun Hung 1969-03-10
Movie The Prodigal Oi-Lun 1969-09-23
Movie Famous Swordsman Tin Kiu Unknown 1969-12-04
Movie Wong Fei-Hung's Combat with the Five Wolves Unknown 1969-05-20
Movie Sword of Emei Au Gong 1969-09-10
Movie Happy Wedlock 1969-07-17
Movie Purple Night Unknown 1968-04-10
Movie Hotel Lavender Unknown 1968-05-22
Movie Wong Fei-Hung: Duel for the Championship Unknown 1968-11-15
Movie The Sword and Knife (Conclusion) Unknown 1968-09-06
Movie The Witch Gold Hand Scholar 1967-04-11
Movie Paragon of Sword and Knife Unknown 1967-12-20
Movie The Black Musketeer Unknown 1966-03-09
Movie Master Cute Unknown 1965-08-04
Movie The Big Circus 1964-03-26