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Yuen Siu-Tien

Yuen Siu-tien (27 November 1912 – 8 January 1979) (also known as Yuan Xiaotian, Simon Yuen, Sam Seed or "Ol' Dirty") was a Chinese martial arts film actor in the late 1970s. Yuen is perhaps best known as Beggar So in three films: Drunken Master, Story of Drunken Master and his final film Dance of the Drunk Mantis. He starred in films with film actors like Jackie Chan and under the direction of his real life son Yuen Woo-ping. Yuen died having a heart attack in 1979. Description above from the Wikipedia article Yuen Siu-tien, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Nov 27, 1912 In Hong Kong, China
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Wong Fei-hung: The Whip That Smacks the Candle 1949-10-08
Latest Project:
Movie How Liang Hongyu's War Drum Caused the Jin Army to Retreat 2022
Known For
Poster of Master with Cracked Fingers
Poster of Heroes of the East
Poster of Snake in the Eagle's Shadow
Poster of The 36th Chamber of Shaolin
Movie How Liang Hongyu's War Drum Caused the Jin Army to Retreat Unknown 2022
Movie Jackie Chan - Invincible Fighter Unknown 1985-01-01
Movie Little Mad Guy 1982-02-01
Movie Against Rascals with Kung-Fu Unknown 1980-02-10
Movie An Old Kung Fu Master 1980-02-22
Movie The Buddhist Fist Sleeping monk 1980-05-07
Movie The Mystery of Chess Boxing Old cook 1979-01-01
Movie World of the Drunken Master Beggar So 1979-01-01
Movie Ol' Dirty Kung Fu Bamboo Stick 1979-01-01
Movie Master with Cracked Fingers Old Master 1979-01-01
Movie Drunken Arts and Crippled Fist Yuen Hsiao-Tien 1979-01-01
Movie Sleeping Fist Old Fox 1979-05-24
Movie Blind Fist Of Bruce The Blind Master 1979-07-13
Movie The Story of the Drunken Master Beggar So 1979-07-06
Movie Crystal Fist Cook / Teacher 1979-06-09
Movie Dance of the Drunk Mantis Sam the Seed / Beggar Su 1979-06-26
Movie Snake in the Eagle's Shadow Beggar, Pai Chang Tien 1978-03-01
Movie The 36th Chamber of Shaolin Abbot in charge of Boxing Chamber 1978-02-02
Movie Drunken Master Strikes Back Su Hua Chi / Beggar So / Sam Seed 1978-08-01
Movie Drunken Master Su Hua Chi / Beggar So / Sam Seed 1978-10-05
Movie Kung Fu Master Named Drunk Cat Unknown 1978-12-07
Movie Heroes of the East Ho To's sifu 1978-12-30
Movie Deadly Snake Versus Kung Fu Killers Head Snake Demon 1977-01-01
Movie Karate from Shaolin Temple Yuen Yun 1976-11-27
Movie The Valiant Ones Bald pirate monk with bow 1975-02-19
Movie The Young Rebel Rong's sifu 1975-02-08
Movie Martial Arts Street performer 1974-01-01
Movie Shaolin Martial Arts Master Liang Hong 1974-08-03
Movie The Association Sifu 1974-11-21
Movie The Kiss of Death Yuen 1973-05-11
Movie Fist to Fist Sleeping waiter 1973-09-01
Movie Wong Fei-Hung: Bravely Crushing the Fire Formation Unknown 1970-08-05
Movie The Fragrant Sword 1969-01-22
Movie Iron Bones 1969-01-16
Movie Dragon Swamp Ding Long (fisherman) 1969-03-27
Movie Wong Fei-Hung's Combat with the Five Wolves 1969-05-20
Movie The One-armed Magic Nun Unknown 1969-11-19
Movie Sword of Emei Chiu's man 1969-09-10
Movie The Sword and Knife (Conclusion) Unknown 1968-09-06
Movie Wong Fei-Hung: Duel for the Championship Unknown 1968-11-15
Movie The Witch Unknown 1967-04-11
Movie The Goddess of Mercy Dancing soldier 1967-03-21
Movie The Sword and the Lute Red Lotus Clan member 1967-04-20
Movie Paragon of Sword and Knife Unknown 1967-12-20
Movie Come Drink with Me Jade Faced Tiger's man 1966-04-07
Movie Sword of Swords Pole-fighter 1965-05-11
Movie The All-powerful Flute: Part 2 Unknown 1965-08-25
Movie Red Dragon 1965-07-16
Movie Operation Hong Kong 1964-03-20
Movie Magic Snowflake Sword Unknown 1964-07-15
Movie The White-Bone Sword (Part 4) 1963-07-31
Movie The Black Centipede Unknown 1963-04-09
Movie Hong Kong Hot Harbor 1962-05-22
Movie The Birth of Yue Fei Unknown 1962-09-26
Movie Wong Fei-hung: The Whip That Smacks the Candle Thug 1949-10-08