ACTOR

Andy Lau

1961 - Today

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Andy Lau Tak-wah (Chinese: 劉德華; Jyutping: Lau4 Dak1 Waa4; born 27 September 1961) is a Hong Kong actor, singer-songwriter and film producer. He has been one of Hong Kong's most commercially successful film actors since the mid-1980s, performing in more than 160 films while maintaining a successful singing career at the same time. In the 1990s, Lau was branded by the media as one of the Four Heavenly Kings of Cantopop and was named as "Fourth Tiger" among the Five Tiger Generals of TVB during the 1980s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andy Lau has received more than 3,164,693 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Andy Lau is the 1,032nd most popular actor (down from 1,024th in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Hong Kong (up from 10th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Actor.

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  • 3.2M

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  • 57.89

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.09

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Andy Lau ranks 1,032 out of 9,996Before him are Edward James Olmos, Paul Scofield, Rachel McAdams, Claude Gensac, Vic Morrow, and Run Run Shaw. After him are Michael Biehn, Roddy McDowall, Michael Fassbender, Jonathan Hyde, Helen Hayes, and Yvonne De Carlo.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1961, Andy Lau ranks 47Before him are Andoni Zubizarreta, Dmitry Muratov, Erwin Koeman, Wayne Gretzky, Ralph Macchio, and Armin Meiwes. After him are Enzo Francescoli, Macky Sall, Boy George, Ben Johnson, Iain Glen, and Kalpana Chawla.

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In Hong Kong

Among people born in Hong Kong, Andy Lau ranks 9 out of 106Before him are Chow Yun-fat (1955), Leslie Cheung (1956), Ma Ying-jeou (1950), Stephen Chow (1962), Katrina Kaif (1983), and Carrie Lam (1957). After him are Stanley Ho (1921), Yuen Biao (1957), Tony Leung Chiu-wai (1962), John Lone (1952), Margaret Chan (1947), and Nora Miao (1952).

Among ACTORS In Hong Kong

Among actors born in Hong Kong, Andy Lau ranks 6Before him are Jackie Chan (1954), Sammo Hung (1952), Chow Yun-fat (1955), Stephen Chow (1962), and Katrina Kaif (1983). After him are Yuen Biao (1957), Tony Leung Chiu-wai (1962), John Lone (1952), Nora Miao (1952), Maggie Cheung (1964), and Yuen Wah (1950).

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