Yuen Siu-tien

1912 - 1979

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Yuen Siu-tien (Chinese: 袁小田) (27 November 1912 – 8 January 1979) (also known as Yuan Xiaotian, Simon Yuen, Sam Seed or "Ol' Dirty") was a Hong Kong martial arts film actor in the late 1970s. Yuen is perhaps best known as Beggar So (a.k.a. Sam Seed) in three films: Drunken Master, Story of Drunken Master and his final film Dance of the Drunk Mantis. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yuen Siu-tien has received more than 426,220 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Yuen Siu-tien is the 1,066th most popular actor, the 433rd most popular biography from China and the 9th most popular Chinese Actor.

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Among actors, Yuen Siu-tien ranks 1,066 out of 10,030Before him are John Nettles, Susan Sullivan, Kathleen Turner, Tchéky Karyo, Karin Schubert, and Yuen Biao. After him are Lyudmila Gurchenko, Kelly McGillis, Cyd Charisse, Holly Hunter, María Casares, and John Barrymore.

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Among people born in 1912, Yuen Siu-tien ranks 82Before him are Ivan Yakubovsky, Herbert C. Brown, Lev Gumilyov, György Sárosi, Kim Sung-gan, and Jiří Trnka. After him are Michel Debré, Richard Brooks, Jacques Ellul, Perry Como, Nereo Rocco, and Rihei Sano. Among people deceased in 1979, Yuen Siu-tien ranks 62Before him are Louis Durey, Wilfred Bion, Ali Hassan Salameh, Richard Rodgers, Jacques Mesrine, and Jean-Marie Villot. After him are Elizabeth Bishop, Heinz Reinefarth, Aleksei N. Leontiev, Nicos Poulantzas, Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, and Gio Ponti.

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In China

Among people born in China, Yuen Siu-tien ranks 433 out of 1,186Before him are Yuen Woo-ping (1945), Sima Xiangru (-179), Zhou Dunyi (1017), Chen Sheng (-250), Watchman Nee (1903), and Di Yi (-1200). After him are Wang Zhengjun (-71), Prince Gong (1833), Ayurbarwada Buyantu Khan (1285), Demchugdongrub (1902), Yao Wenyuan (1931), and Bo Xilai (1949).

Among ACTORS In China

Among actors born in China, Yuen Siu-tien ranks 9Before him are Donnie Yen (1963), Yoshiko Yamaguchi (1920), Bolo Yeung (1946), Gong Li (1965), Run Run Shaw (1907), and Shih Kien (1913). After him are Hou Hsiao-hsien (1947), Zhou Xuan (1920), Ti Lung (1946), Ruan Lingyu (1910), Joan Chen (1961), and Zhang Ziyi (1979).

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