Lam Ching-ying

1952 - 1997

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Lam Ching-ying (Chinese: 林正英; pinyin: Lín Zhèngyĩng; born Lam Gun-bo (simplified Chinese: 林根宝; traditional Chinese: 林根寶; pinyin: Lín Gēnbǎo); 27 December 1952 – 8 November 1997) was a Hong Kong stuntman, actor, and action director. As a practitioner of martial arts Lam starred in a number of notable films that found recognition outside Hong Kong including Encounters of the Spooky Kind, The Prodigal Son and his best known role in Mr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lam Ching-ying has received more than 315,120 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Lam Ching-ying is the 2,036th most popular actor, the 23rd most popular biography from Hong Kong and the 13th most popular Chinese Actor.

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Among actors, Lam Ching-ying ranks 2,036 out of 10,030Before him are Paul Wesley, Mimi Rogers, Guillaume Canet, Catherine Keener, Mikheil Gelovani, and Oleg Yankovsky. After him are Judy Holliday, Tyne Daly, Marie Dubois, Edward Furlong, Sylvester McCoy, and Ray Winstone.

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Among people born in 1952, Lam Ching-ying ranks 146Before him are David Knopfler, Jung Chang, Freddy Maertens, Masaki Yokotani, François Berléand, and Ludmilla Tourischeva. After him are Sharon Osbourne, Mitch Pileggi, Marilyn Chambers, Neil Peart, Pietro Mennea, and Lars Peter Hansen. Among people deceased in 1997, Lam Ching-ying ranks 113Before him are Colonel Tom Parker, Jean-Dominique Bauby, Luigi Villoresi, Giorgio Strehler, Lev Kopelev, and Francisco Aramburu. After him are Adil Çarçani, Jan P. Syse, Georges Marchais, Ho Feng-Shan, Dick van Dijk, and Anatoli Boukreev.

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In Hong Kong

Among people born in Hong Kong, Lam Ching-ying ranks 23 out of 80Before him are Nora Miao (1952), Raymond Chow (1927), Maggie Cheung (1964), John Tong Hon (1939), Jacky Cheung (1961), and Anita Mui (1963). After him are Yuen Wah (1950), James Wong (1959), Eric Tsang (1953), Alan Tam (1950), Nancy Kwan (1939), and Leung Chun-ying (1954).

Among ACTORS In Hong Kong

Among actors born in Hong Kong, Lam Ching-ying ranks 13Before him are Katrina Kaif (1983), John Lone (1952), Tony Leung Chiu-wai (1962), Nora Miao (1952), Maggie Cheung (1964), and Jacky Cheung (1961). After him are Yuen Wah (1950), Eric Tsang (1953), Nancy Kwan (1939), Adam Cheng (1947), Tony Leung Ka-fai (1958), and Simon Yam (1955).

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