The elder brother of star Ken Tang Jan-yip, Tang began his entertainment career in 1980 when he was admitted into the Actors Training Course of TVB and turned to movie industry later. His first film 'Coolie Killer', received critical notice as a ''Hong Kong New Wave'' production. From 1983 to 1985, Tang was under contract to Shaw Borhters and starred in six films, the most popular of which were 'The Siamese Twins' and 'Misfire'. In addition to movies, he made his mark in television sereis like 'Life After Life'. In the late 1980s, Tang became one of the first Hong Kong actors to enter the Mainland Chinese market, and throughout the 1990s and into the 21st century has been a constant presence in Chinese films and TV series. From the Celestial DVD info of 'Twisted Passion'.