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姜大衛
David Chiang Da-Wei  ♂
Aliases:  John Keung,  John Chiang,  Keung Tai-Wai,  Yan Wei,  John Chang,  John Kiang,  David Keung,  David Chang,  Chiang Ta-Wei,  Yen Wei,  John Chiang Wei-Nien,  Yim Wai (1),  Chiang Da-We
Born: November 5th, 1947





 
Filmography (1952-2016)
 
  Producer (2 films)
    Mr. Handsome (1987)    
    Lover's Tears (1996)    
  Director (15 films)
    A Mad World of Fools (1974)    
    The Drug Addict (1974)    
    The One-Armed Swordsmen (1976)    
    The Condemned (1976)    
    Whirlwind Kick (1977)    
    The Legend of the Owl (1981)    
    Heaven Can Help (1984)    
    Silent Love (1986)    
    Mr. Handsome (1987)    
    The Wrong Couples (1987)    
    Double Fattiness (1988)    
    My Dear Son (1989)    
    When East Meets West (1990)    
    Will of Iron (1991)    
    Mother of a Different Kind (1995)    
  Actor (145 films)
    The Closer the Better (1952) ... Child
    Beautiful Corpse in the Bath (1952)    
    Green Heaven (1953) ... Child
    Return (1954) ... Siao-Ming
    The Orphan Girl (1956) ... Child
    Blind Love (1956) ... Child
    A Mellow Spring (1957) ... Child
    Little Angels of the Streets (1957) ... Si Yuan
    The Blessed Family (1958) ... Child
    Young Vagabond (1958) ... Child
    The Kingdom and the Beauty (1959) ... Child
    Street Boys (1960) ... teenager
    Twilight Hours (1960) ... Teenager
    Kiss Me Again (1960) ... Teenager
    The Orphan in Distress (1960) ... Teenager
    Till the Clouds Roll by (1961) ... Teenager
    The Search of Loved One (1961) ... Orphan Ngau
    Ladies First (1962) ... Lihong's younger brother
    Unspeakable Truths (1962) ... Bobby
    The Lady and the Thief (1963) ... Hsiao Ping
    The Woman in Black and the Black Dragon (1966) ... BDG thug [extra]
    The Black Killer (1967) ... [Extra]
    Lady in Distress: The Invincible Fighter (1967) ... Assassin at hospital
    Blue Falcon (1968)    
    Red Lamp Shaded in Blood (1968) ... [Extra]
    The White Dragon (1968) ... Swordsman in opening [extra]
    Spring Morning Flying Cloud (1968) ... Cousin
    Three Heroines (Part 2) (1968) ... [Extra]
    A Yearn of Unfullfilled Passion (1968)    
    The Silver Fox (1968) ... Jun Wai bureau member [extra]
    The Sword of Swords (1968) ... Shang's thug [extra]
    Golden Swallow (1968) ... Brothel clerk [extra]
    The Invincible Fist (1969) ... Tieh Er-Long
    The Flying Dagger (1969) ... Uncle's man
    Twelve Deadly Coins (1969) ... Lieh's bandit [extra]
    The Rattling Whip (1969) ... Ma Wu
    The Singing Thief (1969) ... [Extra]
    Return of the One-Armed Swordsman (1969) ... Yin / Thug
    Have Sword, Will Travel (1969) ... Lo Yi
    Dead End (1969) ... David Liao Ching-Shui
    The Secret of the Dirk (1970) ... Black Tiger Guard
    The Winged Tiger (1970) ... Jade Face Bai Yun Sheng
    The Singing Killer (1970) ... Johnny
    The Heroic Ones (1970) ... 13th General Li Tsun Hsiao
    The Wandering Swordsman (1970) ... Wandering Swordsman
    Swordswomen Three (1970) ... [Extra]
    Vengeance! (1970) ... Guan Xiao Lou
    Duel of Fists (1971) ... Fan Ke
    The Deadly Duo (1971) ... Little Bat
    The New One-Armed Swordsman (1971) ... Lei Li
    King Eagle (1971) ... Tien Yi Tong member [extra]
    The Anonymous Heroes (1971) ... Meng Kang
    The Duel (1971) ... Chien Nan, the Rambler
    The Two Faces of Love (1972)    
    Four Riders (1972) ... Jin Yi
    Young People (1972) ... Hung Wai
    The Water Margin (1972) ... The Prodigy, Yen Ching/Yen XiaoYi
    Angry Guest (1972) ... Fan Ke
    Boxer from Shantung (1972) ... Boss Tan Si
    Trilogy of Swordsmanship (1972) ... 3) Mu Yu Ji
    All Men Are Brothers (1973) ... Yan Qing
    The Savage 5 (1973) ... Chen Deng / Chen San
    The Pirate (1973) ... General Wu
    The Generation Gap (1973) ... Ling Xi
    The Blood Brothers (1973) ... Chang Wen Hsiang
    A Mad World of Fools (1974)    
    Five Shaolin Masters (1974) ... Hu Te-Ti
    The Legend of the Seven Golden Vampires (1974) ... Hsi Ching / Hsi's Ancestor (flashback)
    Friends (1974) ... Hua Heng
    The Empress Dowager (1975) ... Eunuch Ko Lien Tsai
    The Taxi Driver (1975) ... Chen Guang
    The Imposter (1975) ... Ge Liang
    The Young Rebel (1975) ... Xiang Rong
    Temperament of Life (1975) ... Himself
    The One-Armed Swordsmen (1976) ... Li Hao
    The Condemned (1976) ... Yang Lin
    Seven Man Army (1976) ... Private First Class Bai Zhang Xing
    Shaolin Temple (1976) ... Hu De Di
    Strife for Mastery (1977) ... Wong Sau-ying
    Death Duel (1977) ... Mu-Yung Chien-Lung
    Judgement of an Assassin (1977) ... Swift Sword, Hei Mo Le
    Magnificent Wanderers (1977) ... Chu Tie Xia
    The Naval Commandos (1977) ... Song San
    Whirlwind Kick (1977)    
    Sensual Pleasures (1978) ... Bao Bu Si
    The Red Phoenix (1978)    
    Shaolin Mantis (1978) ... Wai Fung
    Shaolin Hand Lock (1978) ... Li Cheng Ying
    Blooded Treasury Fight (1979) ... Yin Gan To
    The Challenger (1979) ... Yu Kit
    Abbot of Shaolin (1979) ... Monk Chi San
    Murder Plot (1979) ... Shen Lang
    A Sword Shot at the Sun (1979)    
    The Kings of Fists and Dollars (1979) ... Lu Tang
    The Lost Kung Fu Secrets (1980) ... Commander Chen Chia Hsiang
    The Loot (1980) ... Robert Yang Wai
    Fight for Glory (1980)    
    Six Directions of Boxing (1980) ... Sheng Peng
    Heaven and Hell (1980) ... Zhou Bao, Liang Xiao Palace
    Night of the Assassins (1981) ... Kwan Chu
    Yee Dang Bing Chuk Chap (1981)    
    Funny Soldier (1981)    
    Private First Class (1981)    
    The Legend of the Owl (1981) ... Fan Shik Ling
    Return of the Deadly Blade (1981) ... Siu Wan
    Till Death Do We Scare (1982) ... Walter Fink
    The Challenger (1982)    
    Play Con Game (1982)    
    Sword with the Windbell (1983)    
    Play Catch (1983) ... Detective
    Dragon Killer (1983) ... Liang Long
    Heaven Can Help (1984) ... Taxi driver
    The Shanghai Thirteen (1984) ... Wanderer Yip
    Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars (1985) ... [Cameo at the end]
    Yes, Madam! (1985) ... Sifu's roommate
    Soul (1986)    
    From Here to Prosperity (1986) ... Yeh Tai-Goi
    Where's Officer Tuba? (1986) ... Sergeant Rambo Chow
    Angel (1987) ... John Keung
    It's a Mad, Mad, Mad World (1987) ... John
    The Wrong Couples (1987) ... Tai Dai's co-worker at end of movie
    Tiger on the Beat (1988) ... Police Commissioner
    The Revenge Ghost of the Tree (1988)    
    Double Fattiness (1988) ... Hell gate keeper
    Just Heroes (1989) ... Wei
    Mr. Sunshine (1989) ... Mr Zeng
    The Banquet (1991) ... Himself
    Will of Iron (1991) ... Jacky's uncle
    Mary From Beijing (1992) ... Yip
    Once Upon a Time in China II (1992) ... Luke Ho-Dung
    The Twin Dragons (1992) ... Sgt Chiang / Hotel security
    What Price Survival (1994) ... Pai Fu Kuo
    The Adventurers (1995) ... Shang
    The Legend of Speed (1999) ... Tony
    Star Runner (2003) ... Bond's grandfather
    Election (2005) ... Chief Inspector Hui
    Tai Chi Warrior (2005)    
    2 Young (2005) ... Judge
    Daisy (2006)    
    Look for a Star (2009) ... Milan's uncle
    Love on Gallery Bridge (2012) ... Lin Fukun
    The Rooftop (2013) ... Old Langzigao
    Kung Fu Jungle (2014) ... Chan Pak Kwong
    From Vegas to Macau 2 (2015) ... Victor
    From Vegas to Macau 3 (2016) ... Victor
  Planning (2 films)
    Just Heroes (1989)    
    The Twin Dragons (1992)    
 
 
Biography
 
  David Chiang was born as Chiang Wei-Nien into a thespian family. He had an early start in showbiz. When he was a teenager, her appeared in films like "Street Boys" and Li Han-Hsiang's "The Kingdom And The Beauty." He officially started his martial arts career in 1966 when he was hired by wuxia master Chang Cheh as a stuntman for "Golden Swallow". His wiry ability quickly earned him the nickname "the Elastic Double".

The turning point of his career came in 1967 when Chang requested Chiang take up a speaking role in "The One-Armed Swordsman". Although the role was small, it gave the young Chiang a chance to show both his acting and his fighting prowess. This had marked the start of a relationship with Chang that spanned decades.

With Chang's support, Chiang finally made the jump from a unknown stuntman to a true star in his own right with the box office hit "Wandering Swordsman" in 1970. His next film "Vengeance" won him his first Best Actor Award at the Asian Film Festival.

Chiang eventually directed his own productions, and has taken part in TV series and other films in the more recent years. (From the Celestial DVD edition of "Shaolin Temple").

Trivia: David Chiang currently lives in Vancouver, Canada and is married to Maggie Lee Lam-Lam. He has two daughters and a son.

- Celestial Pictures DVD biography

Paul Chun Pui's brother

Law Wai-Chu's brother

Derek Yee's half brother

Hung Wei = mother

Yim Fa = father