Here are 10 famous actors from China were born in 1965:
Brandon Lee (February 1, 1965 Oakland-March 31, 1993 Wilmington) also known as Brandon Bruce Lee was a Chinese actor and martial artist.
He was the son of legendary martial artist Bruce Lee and Linda Lee Cadwell. Brandon Lee began his career in Hollywood as a stuntman but soon rose to fame with his on-screen roles in action films such as "Showdown in Little Tokyo" and "Rapid Fire". His last film, "The Crow", was released after his untimely death during the filming of the movie due to a tragic accident on set. Lee is remembered for his athleticism, charm, and dedication to his craft in both the martial arts and film industries.
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Aaron Kwok (October 26, 1965 Hong Kong-) a.k.a. 郭富城, ³¢´I«°, Kwok, Aaron, Fu Shing Kwok, Aaron Kwok Fu-Sing, Kwok Fu-Sing, Guo Fucheng, Fucheng Guo, Arron Kwok, Fu-Sing Kwok, Aaron Kwok Fu Shing, Kwok Fu Shing, Sing Sing, Kwok Fu-shing, Gwok3 Fu3 Sing4, Guō Fùchéng or Aaron Kwok Fu-shing is a Chinese singer, actor and dancer.
He started his career as a dancer and rose to fame in the late 1980s with his charismatic performances in Hong Kong. Kwok has released over 30 studio albums and has won numerous awards for his music. He is known for his energetic dance moves and is often called the "Michael Jackson of Asia". In addition to his music career, Kwok has acted in over 70 films, including the blockbuster hit "Cold War" and the critically acclaimed "After This Our Exile", for which he won the Best Actor award at the Hong Kong Film Awards in 2007. Kwok is also a philanthropist and has dedicated his time and resources to various charitable causes, including the fight against SARS and the promotion of environmental awareness. He is considered one of the most influential and successful entertainers in Asia.
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Alan Mak (January 1, 1965 Hong Kong-) a.k.a. Alan Mak Siu-Fai, Mak Siu Fai, Siu Fai Mak or Alan Mak Siu Fai is a Chinese film director, actor, screenwriter and film producer. He has one child, Mai Zi Qiao.
Alan Mak is best known for his work as a co-director and co-writer of the internationally acclaimed Hong Kong crime thriller film, "Infernal Affairs" (2002), which was later adapted into the Academy Award-winning American film "The Departed" (2006). He has also directed and written other successful films, such as "Overheard" (2009) and "So Long, My Son" (2019), and co-produced "Ip Man" (2008), a biographical martial arts film. In addition to his film work, Mak has also acted in a few films and television series. He graduated from Baptist University of Hong Kong with a degree in communication.
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Hung Yan-yan (February 25, 1965 Guangxi-) a.k.a. Xin Xin Xiong, Xin-Xin Xiong, Yan-yan Hung, Xiong Xin Xin, Xiong Xinxin or Xiong Xin-Xin is a Chinese actor, stunt coordinator and martial artist.
He started learning martial arts at the age of seven and eventually became a student of the famous martial artist and actor Jackie Chan. He began his career as a stuntman in Hong Kong cinema and has since worked on over 200 films. Hung Yan-yan is known for his acrobatic fighting style and has been featured in numerous action films, including "Iron Monkey," "The Bodyguard from Beijing," and "Kung Fu Hustle." In addition to his film work, he has also worked as a choreographer for stage productions and has taught martial arts to students around the world.
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Jim Chim (May 27, 1965 Hong Kong-) a.k.a. Sui-man Chim, Chim Sui Man or Jim Chim Sui-man is a Chinese comedian, actor and film director. He has one child, Chim Lok Tung.
Jim Chim gained popularity in the 1990s as a stand-up comedian in Hong Kong. He later transitioned into acting, appearing in various TV dramas and movies such as "Fight Back to School III" and "Forever and Ever". In 2001, he directed his first film "Lan Kwai Fong". He went on to direct several other films, including "Lan Kwai Fong 2" and "12 Golden Ducks".
Aside from his work in entertainment, Jim Chim is also involved in social and political activism. He has been a vocal supporter of the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong and has participated in various protests and demonstrations. In 2019, he was among the protestors who were arrested for peacefully demonstrating against the Hong Kong extradition bill.
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Vincent Kok (August 15, 1965 Shandong-) also known as Kok Tak Chiu, Tak-chiu Kuk, Vincent Kuk, Tak-Chiu Kok, 谷德昭, Vincent Kok Tak-Chiu, Kuk Tak Chiu, Vincent Kuk Tak Chiu or Gǔ Dézhāo is a Chinese film director, actor, screenwriter and film producer.
He started his career in the film industry as an actor starring in several movies in the 1980s. He eventually transitioned into directing and has directed over 20 films including the popular Chinese comedy series "All's Well, Ends Well" and "Love Undercover". Kok has won several awards for his work including the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Director and Best Screenplay. He has also worked with many famous actors and actresses such as Stephen Chow, Maggie Cheung, and Tony Leung. In addition to his work in film, Kok has also served as a judge on several television talent shows in Asia.
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Dante Lam (May 11, 1965 Hong Kong-) a.k.a. Dante Lam Chiu Yin, Lam Chiu Yin or Dante Lam Chiu-Yin is a Chinese screenwriter, film director, choreographer, actor, film producer and writer.
He is known for his work on action and thriller films in Hong Kong and China. Some of his notable works include "Beast Stalker", "The Stool Pigeon", "That Demon Within", "Operation Mekong", and "Operation Red Sea", which became one of the highest-grossing Chinese films of all time. Lam has won several awards for his work, including the Best Director award at the Hong Kong Film Awards and the Golden Horse Awards. Prior to his career in film, Lam worked as a physical education teacher and a stuntman. He graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a degree in physical education.
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Dicky Cheung (February 8, 1965 Hong Kong-) a.k.a. 张卫健, Dicky, Wai-kin Cheung, Killer, Wai Kin Cheung, Zhāng Wèijiàn, WaiKin, Dicky仔, 張衛健, 健仔 or Dicky Cheung Wai-kin is a Chinese singer and actor.
He started his career as a DJ in Hong Kong radio before transitioning into singing and acting. Cheung received his big break in the industry after starring in the popular TVB drama "The Legend of the Condor Heroes" and went on to become a household name in the 1990s. He is known for his comedic and lighthearted roles in TV dramas such as "The Duke of Mount Deer" and "Justice Bao". In addition to his acting career, Cheung has released numerous albums and even held a series of concerts in Hong Kong and mainland China. He is also known for his charitable work and has been involved in various fundraising events for causes such as children's education and disaster relief.
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Michael Wong (April 16, 1965 Troy-) also known as Wong Man-Tak, Michael Man Tak Wong, Michael Fitzgerald Wong, Wong Michael Fitzgerald, Michael Fitzgerald Wong Man-Tak, Michael Wong Man-Tak, Michael Fitzgerald Wong Man Tak, Michael Wong Man Tak, Man Tak Wong, Michael F. Wong, Michael Fitzegerald Wong, 王敏德, Wáng Mǐndé, Michael Fitzereld Wong or Man-Tak Wong is a Chinese actor, model and film producer. He has three children, Kayla Wong, Irisa Shannon Wong and Kadin Miles Wong.
Michael Wong began his career as a model in Hong Kong in the mid-1980s before venturing into the entertainment industry. He made his debut in the film industry with the film "On the Edge" in 1985. He gained popularity in the 1990s, starring in popular TV dramas and films such as "The Greed of Man," "A Chinese Ghost Story," "Days of Being Wild," and "Armageddon."
In addition to acting, Wong has also produced a number of successful films, including "Confession of Pain" and "The Detective." He has won numerous awards throughout his career, including Best Actor at the Hong Kong Film Awards and the Golden Horse Awards.
Wong is also known for his love of music and has released several albums throughout his career, including "Michael Wong's Album" and "Fairy Tale."
Outside of his career, Wong is actively involved in various charitable causes, such as supporting children with autism and donating to disaster relief efforts.
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Bowie Lam (September 4, 1965 Hong Kong-) a.k.a. Bowie Lam Bo-Yee, Lín Bǎoyí, Lam4 Bou2 Ji4, God of Songs or Bo-Yee Lam is a Chinese singer, actor and rapper.
Lam started his entertainment career in 1984 as a member of the Hong Kong pop group called "Downtown Torpedoes". After the group disbanded in 1990, he pursued a solo career in music and released several albums. In addition to his music career, Lam is also known for his work in TV dramas and films. He has won several awards for his acting performances, including the TVB Anniversary Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Some of his notable roles include "Detective Investigation Files IV" (1999), "A Step into the Past" (2001), and "The Four" (2015). In recent years, Lam has also ventured into stage performances and has received critical acclaim for his theater work. He continues to be an active figure in the entertainment industry, and is considered one of the most versatile performers in Hong Kong.
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