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Kwan Hoi-San

Kwan Hoi-San

  • Born on
    • October 24th, 1925
  • Died on
    • September 11th, 2006
Herman Kwan Hoi-San (Chinese: 關海山) (October 23, 1925 in Guangzhou, Guangdong — September 11, 2006) was a Hong Kong actor. his English name was Herman Kwan. Kwan started off as a Cantonese opera actor in street theatre before joining New Voice Opera Troupe (新聲劇團). He also started singing for early Hong Kong film soundtracks and moved on to act in films, mostly adaption of opera in Cantonese. He became famous and acted in many lead roles. When Hong Kong films started to move towards Mandarin, Kwan's career faltered and joined TVB and acted in various roles. Directors and filmmakers rediscovered his talent and cast him in many supporting roles in films. In 2001, Kwan suffered apoplexy attack and was left mute and paralysed. He died in 2006.

Filmography

Acting (8 Credits)

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1993Heroes Among Heroes as Chan's foster dad (Beggar Chie)
1992Hard Boiled as Mr. Hoi
1992All's Well, Ends Well as Grandfather
1991Lee Rock as Sergeant Chan
1987Project A 2 as Navy Captain Chi
1983Project A as Captain Chik
1983Shaolin and Wu Tang
1979Clarkson: The Good The Bad And The Ugly

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