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Cheung Wood-Yau
Cheong Wood-Yau,  Cheung Wood-Yu
Born: 1910 - Died: December 10th, 1985





 
Filmography (1939-1980)
 
  Producer (2 films)
    Never Too Late to Meet (1949)    
    The Pagoda of Long Life (1955)    
  Actor (303 films)
    Breaking Through the Bronze Net (1939) ... Chin Chiu
    Twelve Widows (1939)    
    Triple Flirtation of the White Chrysanthemum (1939) ... Chin Chiu
    Hubbub at Three Gate Street (1939)    
    Grave of the Sisters-in-Law (1939)    
    Daughter Vs. Stepmother (1939)    
    The Living Buddha (1939) ... Master Chow
    Three Trials of Yu Tangchun (1939)    
    In Memory of a Virtuous Woman (1940)    
    Who's the Bride? (1940)    
    More Sons and More Money (1940)    
    When Will You Return? (1940)    
    The Mother Bridge (1940) ... Wan Man-Si
    White Twister (1940) ... Kam Yuk-Ying
    For the Love of a Woman (1940) ... Sit Ting-Shan
    The Stormy Night (1940)    
    Why Don't You Return? (1940) ... Sam Long
    Seduction on the Plains (1940)    
    Love in Another Life (1941) ... Mok Kai
    Expedition to the North (1941)    
    The Woman of My Dream (1941)    
    Three Amorous Women (1941)    
    War and Love (1941) ... Cheung Ji Shing
    Boudoir Blues (1941)    
    The Sentimental Swallow Returns (1941)    
    The White Cloud Pagoda (1941)    
    Wasted Years (1941)    
    The Amorous Ghost (1941) ... Cheung Chi Ming
    The Heartbreak Flower (1941) ... Cheung Ji Ping
    Song of the Red Bean (1941)    
    The Rich House (1942) ... Yu Fan
    Lonely Life (1943)    
    A Couple Forever (1943)    
    Gone with the Song (1943) ... Sung Kar-Wai
    Illusion of Happiness (1944)    
    Faster Than Lightning (1946)    
    Romance from Temple (1946)    
    Beauty in War (1947)    
    The Distressed Lover (1947)    
    Why Not Return? (Part 2) (1947)    
    Sad Love Stories (1947) ... Leung Suet-Lin
    Pavilion of Sorrow (1947)    
    Take the Poison with Smile (1947) ... Siu Man
    Fiery Trees and Silver Flowers (1947)    
    Revenge of the Evil Girl (1948)    
    Rich and Abundant (1948) ... Leung Kin
    Mysterious Mind of a Woman (1948) ... Hon Wan-Ng/Hon Wai-Kei
    Return of the Lascivious Woman's Soul (1948)    
    The Lusty Thief Girl (1948) ... Cheung Chi-Sing
    End to the Song, Death to the Soul (1948)    
    Wild Imagination (1948) ... Mr. Cheung
    Tears to be Harvested (1948)    
    Twelve Beauties Pavilion (1948) ... Kam Chuen
    The Butterfly Lovers (Part 1) (1948) ... Leung Shan-Pak
    Jiang Ping, Zhan Chao Versus Bai Juhua (1948)    
    The Butterfly Lovers (Part 2) (1948)    
    Return by the Cool Moon (1948)    
    Gone the Phoenix from the Cage (1948)    
    Award to the Husband But Not the Wife (1948) ... Lam Chun-Ming
    Special Edition of Tso Yi-Man's Funeral (1948) ... Himself
    Woman's Heart (1948) ... Sung Yeung-Ming
    The Girl From the Peach Blossom Village (1948)    
    Romance Forever (1949) ... Yuen Tsi-Ching
    Life Debt of our Children (1949)    
    Never Too Late to Meet (1949) ... Tsi-Ming
    Hanging on Together (1949) ... Lee Man-Fu/Lee Kat-Sui
    A Woman's Heart Is Never Mended (1949) ... Law Wun-Sun
    The Red Chamber Dream (1949) ... Ka Bo-Yuk
    A Pitiable Girl Saved by Love (1949)    
    You Better Return (1949) ... Cheung Siu Hung
    Charlie's Escape from the Tianxian Trap (1949)    
    For My Country (1949) ... Wong Chung
    The Dumb Wife (1949) ... Cheung Kam-Fat
    Nocturnal Sacrifice to Leifeng Tower (1949) ... Hui Sin
    Owing (1949) ... Ng Chi-Man
    Breaking the Medicinal Herb (1949)    
    Xiao Qing's Shadow (1949) ... Master Law
    The Cow Boy and the Sewing Girl (1949)    
    Crime Doesn't Pay (Part 1) (1949) ... Siu Yuet-Pak
    Crime Doesn't Pay (Part 2) (1949) ... Siu Yuet-Pak
    Golden Leaf Chrysanthemum (1949)    
    Zhuo Wenjun's Night Visit to Xiangru (1949) ... Sima Seung-Yu
    To Kill the Love (1949) ... Man Ching-Po
    Third Madame's Story (1949)    
    The Blood-Soaked Tomb (1949) ... Lee Tit-Keung
    The Miserable Sisters (1949) ... Lai Kwong-Hei
    A Devoted Soul (Part 1) (1949) ... Lui Chung Yin
    Hanging on Live or Dead (1949) ... Ho Wai-Hung
    A Devoted Soul (Part 2) (1949) ... Lui Chung Yin
    Ciyun's Farewell in Storm and Fire (Part 2) (1950)    
    Slave Girl Spanks Her Faithless Lover (1950)    
    Dark Paradise (1950)    
    Pear Blossom in a Winter Storm (1950)    
    Ciyun's Farewell in Storm and Fire (Part 1) (1950)    
    A Dream of Silken Finery (1950)    
    A Happy Family Means Wealth (1950)    
    Midnight Bells (1950)    
    The Girl Minstrel (1950) ... Sek Sun
    Eighteen Years of Woe (1950)    
    The Gardener's Daughter (1950) ... Lam Tsi-Choi
    The Great Dictator (1950)    
    The Lutanist's Seduction Under the Moon (1950) ... Tsui Hok-Lui
    Bird on the Wing (1950) ... Ling Kon-Sau/ Ling Siu-Ngan
    Ghost House (1950) ... Pak Wan-Fung
    A Phoenix in the Vulture's Nest (1950) ... Pak Wan-Tin
    Seven Shaolin Heroes' Five Ventures into Mount Emei (Part 1) (1950) ... Magic Pellet/San Da Zi
    Seven Shaolin Heroes' Five Ventures into Mount Emei (Part 2) (1950) ... Magic Pellet
    Kaleidoscope (1950) ... 9)
    Love Forever Severed (1950) ... Wong Kim-Wan
    A Girl Named Liang Lengyan (Part 1) (1950) ... Luk Ping
    A Girl Named Liang Lengyan (Part 2) (1950) ... Luk Ping
    The Cruel Murder of Concubine (1950)    
    Camille (1950)    
    Love Tears of a Buddhist Recluse (1950) ... Cheng Chin-Pang
    Sad Song of an Orphan Girl (1950) ... Man Tsi-Chun
    Morning Sun (1950)    
    The Grand Homecoming (1950)    
    Fragment of a Tearful Song (1950)    
    They Love to Argue (1950)    
    No Sign of the Swallow's Return (1951) ... Au Man-Lap
    A Lovely Dream of Paradise (1951)    
    Everybody's Happy (1951) ... Cheung Ming
    Twelve Cheeky Girls (1951) ... Cheung Chun
    A Hall Packed with Riches (1951) ... Ng Yuk-Chiu
    The Chilly Peach Field (1951) ... Sing Sai-On
    Red and White Gold Dragons (Part 1) (1951)    
    Red and White Gold Dragons (Part 2) (1951) ... Hung Kam-Fai
    Mutual Affections (1951)    
    The Silver World of Stardom (1951) ... Doctor
    Debt of Love (1951)    
    A Pretty Girl's Favours (1951) ... Cheung Zhen-Ng
    Flower in the Tempest (1951)    
    The Singing Girl's Spirit (1951)    
    Drifting the Sea (1951) ... Fong Wah
    Orphan Girl in Love (1951) ... Ling Siu-Ngan
    The Dazzling Devil (1951) ... Cheung Sing
    Pearly Tears (1951) ... Chin Hon-Sing/Chin Hark-Leung
    Love's Captive (1951)    
    Fathomless Love, Fathomless Hate (1951) ... Cheung Shung
    Camille's Tears (1951)    
    Who Will Sympathize with Stepmother? (1951) ... Yu Boon-Cho
    The Merry Lovers (1951) ... Lee Yau-Heng
    Love's Misgivings (1951) ... Kim-Yan
    This Glamorous Life (1951) ... Chiu Ngai-Fung
    From Now on We Are Strangers (1951) ... Auyeung Bun
    Red and White Azaleas (1951) ... Mang Ming
    Pretty Girl Homeless (1951) ... Dai Chun-Wah
    The Splendid Years of Youth (Part 1) (1951) ... Chin Chun-Yan
    The Splendid Years of Youth (Part 2) (1951) ... Chin Chun-Yan
    Five Sisters (1951)    
    Mistaken Responses (1951)    
    A Young Lady Sells Her Maid (1951) ... Cheung Si-Ho
    Why Not Return? (1951) ... Hung Siu-Kong
    How Leung Tin-Loi Was Thrice Beaten Up by Ling Kwai-Hing (Part 1) (1951) ... Leung Tin-Loi
    How Leung Tin-Loi Was Thrice Beaten Up By Ling Kwai-Hing (Part 2) (1951) ... Leung Tin-Loi
    She Regrets Having Married a Rich Husband (1951) ... Ko Keung
    She Says "No!" to Marriage (1951)    
    A Dream of Red Mansions (1951)    
    Wedding Candles (1952) ... Wan Yi-Bo
    Night of Romance (1952) ... Cheung Kin-Wah
    A Prayer for Happiness (1952) ... Wong Siu-Kei
    Misjudged Courtship (1952) ... Chan Chi-Yau
    The Love Chain (1952)    
    Everything Goes Wrong for Poor Couple (1952) ... Teacher Ho
    Green Window, Red Tears (1952) ... Lau Kin-Man
    The Red House by the Sea (1952) ... Ho Lun
    The Devoted Soul (1952) ... Lau Yung/Yiu Chung-Shu
    A Song of Everlasting Sorrow (1952)    
    He Returns by the Lonely Moon (1952) ... Lau Siu-Wing
    Ten Years of Marriage (1952)    
    All the Love Heaven Allows (1952)    
    The Swallow's Return (1952) ... Mang Chau-Fan
    Poor Daddy (1952) ... Lo Siu-Kong
    A Tale of Laughter and Tears (1952) ... Fan Kar-Shu
    Return of the Soul (1952)    
    Lovesick (1952) ... Lam Kwok-yau/Yau
    The Crab Apple Blossom's Tears (1952) ... Lo Si-Nin
    Sweet Love Lingers One (1952)    
    The Gold and the Beauty (1952) ... Wong Maan Fuk
    The Lucky Amah (1952) ... Ngan Choi-Wah
    Red and White Peonies (1952) ... Hung's boyfriend
    Stage-fans' Sweetheart (1952)    
    She Said "No!" to Marriage But Now She Says "Yes" (1952)    
    Back Stage Lovers (1952)    
    Never Ended Night (1952)    
    At Odds with Each Other (1953)    
    Family (1953) ... Ko Kok Man
    The Hell-Raisers (1953) ... Wai Fa-Long
    Fallen Petals in the Autumn Rain (1953)    
    The Valiant Dog Saves Its Master (1953) ... Lee Chi-Kin
    A Sweet Love-Affair (1953)    
    First Come, First Serve (1953)    
    The Guiding Light (1953) ... Ah-sang/Tin-sang - adult
    Two Heroic Rivals (1953) ... Law Pang
    Bird in the Sunset (1953)    
    The Newly-Weds (1953) ... Pak Ping
    All in the Family (1953) ... Cheung Bing-Sum
    Death of a Beauty (1953) ... Ching Man-Lei
    Things of the Past (1953) ... Sung Chi-Chau
    Spring (1953) ... Ko Kok-Man
    Father and Son (1954) ... Ng Kwan Sing
    Autumn (1954) ... Kok-Man, 2nd brother
    We'll Meet Again (1954) ... Lee Yu-Lung
    Madam Yun (1954) ... Shum Sam-Pak
    The Hills Divide Us (1954)    
    Lady Ping (1954)    
    The Dream Encounter Between Emperor Wu of Han and Lady Wei (1954) ... Wei Ching
    Big Thunderstorm (1954) ... Tsui Tai-Keung
    Love in Malaya (1954) ... Wong Tai-Wai
    Love Killed at Midnight (1954)    
    An Unforgettable Song (1954)    
    Mother (1954) ... Second son
    The Noble Family (1954) ... Hoi Yau-Lung
    Orchid of the Valley (1954) ... Chiu Lan-Sang
    Loving Father, Faithful Son (1954) ... Tang Wah-Chung
    A Cuckoo's Spirit (1954) ... Pak Ho-Fai
    Love (Part 1) (1955) ... Yip Tsi-Kwan
    Love (Part 2) (1955) ... Yip Tsi-Kwan
    An Orphan's Tragedy (1955) ... Frank/Fuk-Wan (adult)
    The Story of Qiuhaitang (1955) ... Chau Hoi-Tong
    The Renewal of an Ancient Garden (1955) ... Fong Chin-Ching
    In Different Lands We Still Long for Each Other (1955) ... Yu Chi-Kin
    Tragedy on the Hill of the Waiting Wife (1955) ... Sek Tai-Lam
    The Next Generation (1955) ... Hong Kin-Man
    The Devoted Lover (1955) ... Tso Chi-Fai/Fai
    The Hypocritical Heart (1955) ... Wah Kwok-Cheung
    The Pagoda of Long Life (1955) ... Cheng Mung-Ping
    We Owe It to Our Children (1955)    
    Broken Spring Dreams (1955) ... Wong Kei-Shu
    Backyard Adventures (1955) ... Lorry driver
    The Peacock's Sad Tale (1956) ... Chiu Chung-Hing
    Beauty in the Mist (1956) ... Leng Sheung-Wan
    Romance at the Western Chamber (1956)    
    The Sad Wife in a Grand House (1956) ... Cheong-Ying
    A Hymn to Mother (1956) ... Do-Sang and Nim-Cho/son
    Pleasure Daughter (1956)    
    The Precious Lotus Lamp (1956) ... Lau Yin-Cheong
    Madam Mei (1956)    
    Beauty Raised from the Dead (1956) ... Lau Mung-Mui
    Matching the Beauty and the Handsome (1956)    
    The Swallows Return to Spring (1956)    
    Love and Hate (1956)    
    How Xue Rengui Thrice Mocked Liu Jinhua (1957)    
    The Precious Lotus Lamp (The Sequel) (1957)    
    Pearl's Reconciliation (1957)    
    Lui Bei Crosses the River to Meet His Bride (1957)    
    The Lizhi's Tale (1957) ... Chen San
    Taking the Birthday Gifts Caravan by Strategy (1957) ... Siu Yi
    The Goddess of Heaven (1957)    
    The Fox-Spirit's Romance (1957) ... Chow Shun
    The Feud Between Mr. Easy-Does-It and the Fierce Wife (1957)    
    How Prince Xinling Stole the General's Seal to Save the State of Zhao (1957)    
    Return on a Snowy Night (1957)    
    The Case of the Blood Stain (Judge Bao's Three Trials) (1957)    
    Princess Miaoshan (1957) ... General Wai
    Escorting Lady Jing on a 1,000 Mile Journey (1957)    
    I Cannot Love You (1957)    
    The Story of Liang Tianlai (1957)    
    Marriage on the Rocks (1958) ... Lee Tai-Wai
    The Precious Lotus Lamp (Part 3) (1958)    
    The Humble Wife (1958)    
    Kong Hoi-yin, Girl with a Miserable Fate (Part 1) (1958) ... Kong Chi-Kai
    A Scholar Redeems His Love (1958) ... Poon Kam-Wah, Poon Hau-Yin
    Autumn Comes to Purple Rose Garden (1958) ... Kok Hok-Si
    Liu Yi Sends His Letters (1958) ... Lau Ngai
    Rent a Bride (1958)    
    Money (1959) ... Cheung Sai Wah
    Feast of a Rich Family (1959) ... Ah Kei
    The Road (1959) ... Liu Bai-Kwan
    Seven Swordsman Leave Tianshan (1959) ... Leung Muk Long
    A Sketch of Humanity (1959) ... Yu Kwok-Leung
    Humanity (1960) ... Tak-Yan
    Forever Lovers (Part 1) (1960) ... Ching Yeuk-Sze
    Forever Lovers (Part 2) (1960) ... Ching Yuek-Sze
    The Great Devotion (1960) ... Chan Chi-Hong
    Talented Children Getting Robbers (1960) ... Fat Chan
    Stepmother (1960) ... Hung Tak-Ming
    Long Live the Money (1961) ... Ah Sing
    Human Cargo (Part 1) (1961)    
    Human Cargo (Part 2) (1961)    
    Heart to Heart (1962)    
    Eternal Regret (Part 1) (1962) ... Lui Duksing
    Eternal Regret (Part 2) (1962) ... Lui Duksing
    So Siu Siu (1962) ... Pao Yen
    Vampire Woman (1962) ... Cheung Tai-Shing
    The Scholar and the Woman Ghost (1962) ... Young Yi-Hwai
    Sea (1963) ... Tsui Tai-cheung
    Women's World (1963) ... Siu Chung-Kuen
    Men and Women (1964) ... Manager Chan
    The Bloody Paper Man (1964)    
    Too High to Touch (1964)    
    The Willow Knife (1964) ... Choi Pak-lung
    A Mad Woman (1964) ... Chin Sau-Shun
    All Are Happy (1964)    
    Remorse (1965) ... Lee Chung Ling
    Poor Daughter-in-law (1965) ... Hung
    Running Tears (1966)    
    Love Burst (1966) ... Mang Lap-Choi
    Spy with My Face (1966) ... The boss
    Violet Girl (1966) ... Jenny's father
    To Rose with Love (1967)    
    From Here to Eternity (1969)    
    Duel of Death (1980) ... Po Si-Kai
  Planning (5 films)
    Tear-Laden Rose (1963)    
    A Mad Woman (1964)    
    Love Never Fades (1965)    
    Spy with My Face (1966)    
    To Rose with Love (1967)    
 
 
Biography
 
  Cheung Wood Yau apprenticed in Guangzhou for Cantonese opera and started his career in 1936 when he became a male lead in both civil and martial roles in operatic performance. In 1939, Cheung became an on screen actor in Hong Kong where he made his debut with ''Breaking Through the Bronze Net''. His career peaked between 1949-1952 during which period he averaged over 20 film outputs a year. In 1952, he, together with Ng Cho Fan, actress Pak Yin and others formed the Union Film Enterprises Ltd, aiming to raise the standard of the Cantonese cinema. Cheung specialised in the interpretation of weak, scholar like and "nice guy" characters, as well as the obedient son and loving father. He took part in classics like ''Family'', ''Story of Father and Son'', ''The Great Devotion'', ''A Mad Woman'' and so on. Cheung joined TVB in 1976 and appeared in TV dramas. He took his retirement in 1982.

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Biography (gstage.com)

Father of Chu Yuan.