Fan Mei-Sheng

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    • September 13th, 1942
Fan Mei-sheng (樊梅生; born 13 September 1942) also known as Fan Mui Sang, is a prolific Hong Kong Cantonese actor. Fan Mei-sheng started acting in movies from 1964; his first movie was The Story of Sue San. He made his name in Shaw Brothers Studio productions, including the role of 'Black Whirlwind' in All Men Are Brothers. Through the 1970s and 1980s, he was often cast as the villain in many Hong Kong martial arts films and thrillers. In 1979, Fan replaced Simon Yuen (who died during filming) in The Magnificent Butcher. That, as well as his role as an explosives man in The Postman Fights Back, became one of his best known performances. He also acted in the Michael Cimino film, Year of the Dragon; and in total has acted in one hundred films. In addition, he has directed one film, Amsterdam Connection in 1978, and produced another, Dark Side of Chinatown in 1989.


Acting (15 Credits)

2018Attrition as Sifu
1991Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky as Assistant warden
1987Project A 2 as Black Bear
1986Millionaires' Express as Mountain bandit
1985Year of the Dragon as White Powder Ma
1982The Postman Strikes Back as Bu
1981Dreadnaught as Marshal Pao
1980The Young Master as Bull
1979The Magnificent Butcher as Beggar King
1976The Magic Blade as Painting Wu
1976Killer Clans as Ma Fung Chung
1973Dynasty of Blood
1972Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan as Wu Hua-Tian
1972The Water Margin as Black Whirlwind, Li Kuei
1967The One-Armed Swordsman as Guo Sheng / Brother Hua

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