Lo Wei

1918 - 1996

Lo Wei

Lo Wei (sometimes spelled Lo Wai, 12 December 1918 – 20 January 1996) was a Hong Kong film director and film actor best known for launching the martial arts film careers of both Bruce Lee, in The Big Boss and Fist of Fury, and Jackie Chan, in New Fist of Fury. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lo Wei has received more than 102,827 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 433rd most popular film director.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Lo Wei ranks 435 out of 1,305Before him are John Badham, Luis García Berlanga, Marcel L'Herbier, Valerio Zurlini, Anton Corbijn, and Jerzy Stuhr. After him are Claire Denis, Henry Koster, Alexander Sokurov, Edward Zwick, Alberto Cavalcanti, and Michel Gondry.

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Among people born in 1918, Lo Wei ranks 105Before him are Joseph Wiseman, Bobby Riggs, Ángel Labruna, Cornell Capa, Marie Smith Jones, and George Mosse. After him are Adolfo Pedernera, Alexander Shelepin, Anna Mani, Jay Wright Forrester, Thomas Gordon, and Gottfried von Einem. Among people deceased in 1996, Lo Wei ranks 102Before him are Idries Shah, Muhammad al-Badr, Haing S. Ngor, Jo Van Fleet, Chas Chandler, and J. R. Jayewardene. After him are Tito Okello, Gottfried von Einem, Cao Yu, Annabella, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, and Edison Denisov.

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In China

Among people born in China, Lo Wei ranks 514 out of 921Before him are Margaret Chan (1947), Wang Can (177), Ma Huan (1380), Huang Tingjian (1045), Wang Fuzhi (1619), and Boris Blacher (1903). After him are Xu Shichang (1855), Liu Bocheng (1892), Wang Ming (null), Xu Beihong (1895), Joseph Zen (1932), and Li Hongzhi (1951).