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嚴俊(2)
Yan Jun (1)  ♂
Aliases:  Yim Chun,  Yen Chun,  Yim Jun (2),  Yen Chuan,  Yien Chuen,  Yen Tsun
Born: December 17th, 1917 - Died: August 18th, 1980





 
Filmography (1942-1972)
 
  Producer (3 films)
    Laughter and Tears (1958)    
    Story of Lu Siniang (1958)    
    A Romantic Lady (1959)    
  Director (45 films)
    Singing Under the Moon (1953)    
    Lover Eternal (1953)    
    Spring Is in the Air (1954)    
    Nonya and Baba (1956)    
    The Chase (1956)    
    Autumn Affair (1956)    
    Rainstorm in Chinatown (1956)    
    The Orphan Girl (1956)    
    Golden Phoenix (1956)    
    Miss Kikuko (1956)    
    A Marriage for Love (1957)    
    The Valley of the Lost Soul (1957)    
    No Time for Love (1957)    
    The Frosty Night (1957)    
    The Greatest Circus on Earth (1957)    
    The Story of Yuan Yuan Hong (1958)    
    Laughter and Tears (1958)    
    Appointment with Death (1959)    
    The Pink Murder (1959)    
    The Long Voyage Home (1959)    
    A Romantic Lady (1959)    
    A Shot in the Dark (1960)    
    I, Murderer (1961)    
    Bride Napping (1962)    
    The Black Fox (1962)    
    Angel of the Wilderness (1962)    
    Mung Li Chuen (1963)    
    A Maid from Heaven (1963)    
    Three Sinners (1963)    
    Liang San Poh and Chu Ing Tai (1964)    
    The Story of Qin Xiang-Lian (1964)    
    Between Tears and Laughter (1964)    
    The Grand Substitution (1965)    
    Squadron 77 (1965)    
    Lady Jade Locket (1967)    
    Moonlight Serenade (1967)    
    That Man in Chang-An (1967)    
    That Fiery Girl (1968)    
    Mist Over Dream Lake (1968)    
    The Iron Buddha (1970)    
    Revenge of a Beautiful Ghost (1970)    
    The Jade Faced Assassin (1971)    
    The Widow Takes Revenge (1971)    
    The Twins (1971)    
    I Live for You (1972)    
  Actor (101 films)
    Spring (1942) ... Gao Ke-Ding
    Autumn (1942)    
    A Good Name for Generations (1943)    
    Bright Future (1943)    
    Floating Clouds Cover the Moon (1943)    
    Mei Niang Qu (1943)    
    Fairy Ling Bo (1943)    
    Torrent (1943)    
    Colorful (1944) ... Li Yong-Qiao
    Tian Cong Ren Yuan (1944)    
    The Grand Hotel (1945)    
    Struggle (1945)    
    Mother and Child (1947)    
    A Prostitute (1948)    
    Topsy-Turvy (1948)    
    Tong Shi Tian Ya Lun Lao Ren (1948)    
    Zhu Guang Bao Qi (1948)    
    Silent Asking Firmament (1948)    
    An Unfaithful Woman (1949) ... Judge Chen Tao-Sheng
    Blood-Stained Begonia (1949) ... Third Master Ma
    The Lexicon of Love (1949)    
    That Wonderful Age (1949)    
    The Awful Truth (1950) ... Pan Chung-Fu
    The Flower Street (1950) ... Xiao Hu
    A Strange Woman (1950) ... Warlord
    Home Sweet Home (1950)    
    The Vampire (1950)    
    Fury in Their Hearts (1950) ... Xie Hu
    Miss Du Jin (1950)    
    The Joy of Spring (1951)    
    Modern Girl (1951) ... Lin Zhi-Hua
    Unknown Father (1952)    
    Fatal Attraction (1952)    
    Nonya (1952) ... Hsu Bing Hung
    A Moment of Bliss (1952)    
    The Stormy Night (1952)    
    Modern Red Chamber Dream (1952) ... Jia Bao-Yu
    General Chai and Lady Balsam (1953) ... General Cai Songbo
    Marriage Affair (1953) ... Lu Chih Ming
    Lover Eternal (1953)    
    The Story of Begonia (1953)    
    Singing Under the Moon (1953) ... Lao Er/Cui's grandfather
    Night and Every Night (1953) ... Hei San
    Meal Time (1953)    
    The Magic World of Filmdom (1953)    
    Spring Is in the Air (1954) ... Huang Yi Zhe
    The Wind Withers (1954)    
    Night Homecoming (1955)    
    Nonya and Baba (1956)    
    The Chase (1956) ... Wu Feng
    Autumn Affair (1956)    
    Siren, Parts I and II (1956) ... Xia Zong De
    Rainstorm in Chinatown (1956)    
    Merry-Go-Round (1956) ... Doctor Liu
    Love Is Like a Running Brook (1956) ... Feng Chen Hua
    The Orphan Girl (1956) ... Luo Shide
    Golden Phoenix (1956) ... Er Niu Zi
    Fisherman's Delight (1956) ... Huang Zi Jian
    Miss Kikuko (1956) ... Chen Da-Kang
    Happy Union (1957)    
    A Marriage for Love (1957)    
    The Valley of the Lost Soul (1957) ... Tong Da Yuan
    No Time for Love (1957)    
    Hong Kong Tokyo Honeymoon (1957) ... Li Shao Xing
    The Frosty Night (1957)    
    The Greatest Circus on Earth (1957) ... Liu Yingjie
    Story of Lu Siniang (1958)    
    The Story of Yuan Yuan Hong (1958)    
    Laughter and Tears (1958) ... Tao Zu Tai
    The Pink Murder (1959) ... Chen Shan-Fu
    The Long Voyage Home (1959)    
    Darling Daughter (1959)    
    A Romantic Lady (1959) ... Lei Yi-Ming
    The Wild Girl (1960)    
    I, Murderer (1961)    
    Unspeakable Truths (1962) ... Yang Shih-Sheng
    The Black Fox (1962)    
    Yang Kwei Fei (1962) ... Emperor
    Mung Li Chuen (1963)    
    Three Sinners (1963) ... Master Song Jiang (Sun Chiang)
    The Empress Wu Tse-tien (1963) ... Minister Chui Yau Gung
    A Maid from Heaven (1963) ... God Er Lang San
    Liang San Poh and Chu Ing Tai (1964) ... Zhu's father
    The Story of Qin Xiang-Lian (1964) ... Judge Bao
    Squadron 77 (1965) ... Chung Kuo Chiang
    The Grand Substitution (1965) ... Ching Ying
    Gan Jin Xiao Jie (1965)    
    My Dreamboat (1967) ... Dr Du Yi
    Moonlight Serenade (1967) ... Huang Er
    That Man in Chang-An (1967) ... Cao Wu
    Mist Over Dream Lake (1968) ... Chang Yi Wei
    The Iron Buddha (1970) ... Bao Yilong
    A Place to Call Home (1970) ... Jang Chunyin
    Revenge of a Beautiful Ghost (1970)    
    The Jade Faced Assassin (1971) ... Lan Cun Xiu
    Five Plus Five (1971)    
    The Widow Takes Revenge (1971)    
    The Twins (1971)    
    Love Affairs (1972)    
    Impetuous Fire (1972)    
    Huo Tang De Ai Ren (1972)    
  Presenter (1 film)
    The Story of Qin Xiang-Lian (1964)    
  Writer (4 films)
    Miss Kikuko (1956)    
    A Marriage for Love (1957)    
    Mist Over Dream Lake (1968)    
    The Twins (1971)    
 
 
Biography
 
 

His parent were from Nanjing. As a teen he attended Peking Fujen University and Shanghai's Da Xia University. In 1938 Yen debuted in "The New Hell" as an actor. In 1953 he branched out and made his directorial debut with "Love Eternal". He then went on to direct over 50 films such as "The Bride Napping", "Three Sinners", "Squadron 77", "The Grand Substitution" and "That Fiery Girl". Was married to Lee Lai Wah in 1959. In 1972 Yen developed heart problems and so he retired from film, moved to New York. Then in August of 1980 he died at the age of 63 in the United States.

From the Celestial DVD release of "The Jade Faced Assassin".