Yuen Woo-ping

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Yuen Woo-ping

Yuen Woo-ping (Chinese: 袁和平; pinyin: Yuán Hépíng; alias: Yuen Wo-ping; born 1945) is a Hong Kong martial arts choreographer and film director, renowned as one of the most successful and influential figures in the world of Hong Kong action cinema. He is one of the inductees on the Avenue of Stars in Hong Kong. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yuen Woo-ping has received more than 417,700 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 346th most popular film director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 420k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.06

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Yuen Woo-ping ranks 348 out of 1,305Before him are Paweł Pawlikowski, Jafar Panahi, Donald P. Bellisario, Jerzy Kawalerowicz, Tobe Hooper, and Raúl Ruiz. After him are Sofia Coppola, Mikhail Kalatozov, Delbert Mann, Robert Frank, Park Chan-wook, and Jean Girault.

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Among people born in 1945, Yuen Woo-ping ranks 114Before him are Bob Klose, Bob Gunton, Rhonda Byrne, Mustafa Balel, Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, and Hans-Gert Pöttering. After him are Princess Michael of Kent, Eizo Yuguchi, Linda Lee Cadwell, Birendra of Nepal, Brion James, and Maud Adams.

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In China

Among people born in China, Yuen Woo-ping ranks 461 out of 921Before him are Emperor Xiaowu of Jin (362), Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme (1910), Fan Zhongyan (989), Guo Shoujing (1231), Cao Kun (1862), and Feng Menglong (1574). After him are Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, 16th Karmapa (1924), Yang Xiong (-53), Yen Chia-kan (1905), Song Jiaoren (1882), Yijing (635), and Tang Xianzu (1550).


Among film directors born in China, Yuen Woo-ping ranks 5Before him are Zhang Yimou (1950), John Woo (1946), Wong Kar-wai (1958), and Terence Young (1915). After him are Lo Wei (1918), Chen Kaige (1952), Edward Yang (1947), Ann Hui (1947), James Wong Howe (1899), Jia Zhangke (1970), and Tian Zhuangzhuang (1952).

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