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Leslie Cheung

Leslie Cheung (12 September 1956 – 1 April 2003) was a Hong Kong singer-songwriter, actor, film director, record producer, and screenwriter. Cheung is considered one of the "founding fathers of Cantopop" by "combining a hugely successful film and music career." He rose to prominence as a teen heartthrob and pop icon of Hong Kong in the 1980s, with the turning point in his acting career coming in 1986 with his starring role in John Woo's A Better Tomorrow, which broke Hong Kong's box office record. In the following years Cheung was praised for his performances in films which found popularity with audiences worldwide, including A Chinese Ghost Story (1987), Rouge (1987) and Wong Kar-Wai's Days of Being Wild (1991). Cheung won the 1991 Hong Kong Film Award (Days of Being Wild) and the 1994 Hong Kong Film Critics Society Award (Ashes of Time) for best actor. He had also won the 1994 Japan Film Critics Society Award for best actor for his performance in Farewell My Concubine and ten other best actor nominations, five Golden Horse Awards, three Cannes Film Festival Awards, an Asia Pacific Film Festival Award, and a Venice Film Festival Award. Cheung's music and movies not only captured fans in Hong Kong but also other Asian countries including Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Japan and South Korea. He is the first foreign artist to hold 16 concerts in Japan that has yet to be broken and the record holder as the best-selling C-pop artist in Korea. Cheung was ranked as the favorite actor in the 100 years of Chinese cinema. In 2010, he was voted the third "Most Iconic Musician of All Time" (after Michael Jackson and The Beatles). CNN considered Cheung as the "Most Beautiful Man from Hong Kong Cinema" and one of "Asia's 25 Greatest Actors of All Time."


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Born:
Sep 12, 1956 In Hong Kong
Movie/TV Credits:
57
First Appeared:
In the movie Encore 1980-10-02
Latest Project:
Movie Category III: The Untold Story of Hong Kong Exploitation Cinema 2018-10-08
Known For
Poster of The Phantom Lover
Poster of Energetic-21
Poster of Teenage Dreamers
Poster of Encore

Leslie Cheung Movies Filmography

Movie
Category III: The Untold Story of Hong Kong Exploitation Cinema
Himself (archive footage) 2018-10-08
Movie
Duckweed
(archive footage) 2017-01-28
Movie
Inner Senses
Jim Law 2002-12-31
Movie
From Ashes to Ashes
Lawrence 2000-08-01
Movie
Okinawa Rendez-vous
Jimmy Tong 2000-07-28
Movie
Double Tap
Rick Y.H.Pang 2000-05-27
Movie
Shanghai Story
1999-11-18
Movie
The Kid
Wing 1999-10-14
Movie
Left Right Love Destiny
阿Sam 1999-10-10
Movie
Buenos Aires Zero Degree: The Making of Happy Together
Himself / Ho Po-wing 1999-01-01
Movie
Moonlight Express
Tatsuya Misawa / Shek Karbo 1999-01-01
Movie
Anna Magdalena
Editor 1998-05-28
Movie
Ninth Happiness
1998-02-14
Movie
Happy Together
Ho Po-wing 1997-05-17
Movie
Temptress Moon
Yu Zhongliang 1996-05-09
Movie
Tri-Star
Father Zhong Guo Qiang 1996-02-15
Movie
Viva Erotica
Sing 1996-11-28
Movie
Who's the Man, Who's the Woman
Sam Koo Gai Ming 1996-06-24
Movie
Shanghai Grand
Hui Man Keung 1996-07-13
Movie
The Phantom Lover
1995-07-22
Movie
The Chinese Feast
Chiu Kong Sun 1995-01-28
Movie
Ashes of Time
Ouyang Feng / Malicious West 1994-09-16
Movie
Long and Winding Road
Lam Chiu-Wing 1994-08-04
Movie
He's a Woman, She's a Man
Sam Koo Gai Ming 1994-07-23
Movie
It's a Wonderful Life
Roberto 1994-02-06
Movie
Over the Rainbow, Under the Skirt
Himself 1994-01-01
Movie
All's Well End's Well, Too
David Copper Feel 1993-01-20
Movie
The Eagle Shooting Heroes
Huang Yao Shih 1993-02-05
Movie
The Bride with White Hair
Cho Yi Hang 1993-08-26
Movie
Farewell My Concubine
Ching Dau Ji (Cheng Dieyi) 1993-09-16
Movie
The Bride with White Hair 2
Cho Yi Hang 1993-12-22
Movie
Arrest the Restless
1992-05-14
Movie
All's Well, Ends Well
Shang So 1992-01-25
Movie
The Banquet
Himself/Little B-head 1991-11-30
Movie
Once a Thief
Jim 1991-02-02
Movie
Days of Being Wild
Yuddy 1990-12-15
Movie
A Chinese Ghost Story II
Ning Choi San 1990-07-13
Movie
日落巴黎
1989-06-14
Movie
Aces Go Places V: The Terracotta Hit
Brother Tief 1989-01-01
Movie
Fatal Love
Chi Ken Wing 1988-08-11
Movie
A Better Tomorrow II
Kit 1987-12-17
Movie
A Chinese Ghost Story
Ling Choi Sin 1987-07-18
Movie
Rouge
Chan Chen-Pang 1987-01-07
Movie
A Better Tomorrow
Kit 1986-08-02
Movie
Crazy Romance
Leslie Cheung 1985-08-01
Movie
For Your Heart Only
Piggy Chan 1985-07-09
Movie
The Intellectual Trio
Inspector Chan Wing 1985-06-06
Movie
Merry Christmas
John 1984-12-12
Movie
Double Decker
Eddie 1984-12-07
Movie
Behind the Yellow Line
Paul Chan 1984-10-03
Movie
First Time
1983-05-12
Movie
Little Dragon Maiden
Yang Guo / Yang Kang 1983-02-12
Movie
Nomad
Louis 1982-11-25
Movie
Energetic-21
1982-09-30
Movie
Teenage Dreamers
Jackson Chen 1982-03-24
Movie
Job Hunter
Wing 1981-08-26
Movie
Encore
1980-10-02