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Andy Lau

Andy Lau's biography

Andy Lau is 61 years old actor born at Tai Po. He was born on Wednesday 27th of September 1961. He is often nicknamed as Wah Jai. According to year of birth 1961 he belongs to Boomers. Birthday on 27th of September means he is Libra. Libra sign depicts that it is all about “Balance”. It seems that their life is very balanced, however, things are way opposite as they always face unstable situations in order to balance it further.

He is native cantonese speaker. He is citizen of People's Republic of China. He is an adherent of buddhism. His primary profession is to be actor. You can know him also as film producer, television presenter, singer, justice of the peace, lyricist, songwriter, film actor, television actor. He is recently known as film director.

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Andy Lau's schools

We found 1 school He attended. Name of the school: Ho Lap College.

Andy Lau's career

His main focus is to be actor. You could see him also in Infernal Affairs III, A Simple Life.

Awards and competitions

Andy Lau's Awards

  • Has the most awards won by a male Cantonese pop artist, as of April 2000 he had 292 awards.
  • Awarded "No. 1 Box-office Actor 1985-2005" of Hong Kong, yielding a total box office of HKD 1,733,275,816 for shooting 108 films in the past 20 years.
  • Awarded honorary fellow member by the Hongkong Academy of Performing Arts (HKAPA). Past recipients of the honor include Chow Yun-Fat, John Woo and 'Anthony Wong (IX)'.

Andy Lau's quotes

  • "I think Fruit Chan is an interesting director because he could offer a purely commercial attraction with artistic subjects and personalities." (on director, Fruit Chan).
  • "Wong Kar Wai is a very intense character, very personable, and I believe in general he does not like and he would not want his actors to show their true looks and their true personality on screen." (on working with Kar-Wai Wong).
  • "I want to have a form that fits the times, so I just keep on changing and that makes people feel I'm a hardworking guy trying to do mybest." (on his new approach to acting)
  • In Hong Kong the camera is always moving. Yimou Zhang will put the camera on you and leave it there. And if you're good, you're good. And if you're not, well ... [on the difference between working on Hong Kong productions and a Zhang Yimou production]
  • Sing more and you get better, Fight more and you get better ... But acting is hard.
  • "In any movie you showed your handsome face, maybe stood there in a smart pose, and that's it, that was enough. The hard part was already done." (on his previous acting roles)
  • "The first time I met him, he just showed me his Rolex. He says 'Look at it' then I look at it. Then he told me 'Work hard, and you are going to have it!" (on meeting his idol, 'Chow Yun-Fat', for the first time)
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Andy Lau's body shape

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