Chow Yun-Fat facts for kids
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Chow Yun-fat in 2007
|Born||18 May 1955
Lamma Island, Hong Kong
|Other names||Donald Chow|
|Alma mater||City University of Hong Kong|
(m. 1983; div. 1983)
Jasmine Tan (m. 1986)
Hong Kong Film Awards – Best Actor
1987 A Better Tomorrow
1988 City on Fire
1990 All About Ah-Long
Golden Horse Awards – Best Actor
1985 Hong Kong 1941
1987 An Autumn's Tale
TVB Anniversary Awards – My Most Memorable Male Leading Role
1999 The Bund
His parents were farmers and poor. When he was seventeen year old, he left school to work. One year later, he saw a TV station advertisement about some actors, so he decided to apply and was asked to go for an audition.
Chow then started acting, but at first he could only act in some minor roles. From 1975 to 1995 Chow acted in 70 movies. When he finished the movie called "Peace Hotel", he left Hong Kong and went to Hollywood. In Hollywood, the first movie he acted in was "Replacement Killers". Then he acted in some movies like "Anna & the King".
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