Andy Lau

1961 - Today

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Andy Lau Tak-wah (traditional Chinese: 劉德華; simplified Chinese: 刘德华, 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 2,862,422 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Andy Lau is the 1,024th most popular actor (up from 1,133rd in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Hong Kong (down from 5th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Chinese Actor.

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  • 3.20

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Among actors, Andy Lau ranks 1,024 out of 10,030Before him are Drew Barrymore, William Dieterle, Billy Zane, Dorothy Malone, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Linda Lee Cadwell. After him are Djimon Hounsou, Andrew Garfield, Paolo Villaggio, Vinnie Jones, Haya Harareet, and Yvonne De Carlo.

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Among people born in 1961, Andy Lau ranks 41Before him are Samy Naceri, António Costa, James Gandolfini, Ben Johnson, Erwin Koeman, and Daniele Massaro. After him are Billy Ray Cyrus, Boy George, Armin Meiwes, Mylène Farmer, Julia Gillard, and Ricky Gervais.

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In Hong Kong

Among people born in Hong Kong, Andy Lau ranks 10 out of 80Before him are Stanley Ho (1921), Margaret Chan (1947), Ma Ying-jeou (1950), Leslie Cheung (1956), Carrie Lam (1957), and Stephen Chow (1962). After him are Yuen Biao (1957), Katrina Kaif (1983), William Anders (1933), Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg (1964), John Lone (1952), and Tony Leung Chiu-wai (1962).

Among ACTORS In Hong Kong

Among actors born in Hong Kong, Andy Lau ranks 5Before him are Jackie Chan (1954), Sammo Hung (1952), Chow Yun-fat (1955), and Stephen Chow (1962). After him are Yuen Biao (1957), Katrina Kaif (1983), John Lone (1952), Tony Leung Chiu-wai (1962), Nora Miao (1952), Maggie Cheung (1964), and Jacky Cheung (1961).

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