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關海山
Kwan Hoi-San  ♂
Aliases:  Kuan Hai-Shan,  Kwan Ning,  Kwan Hoi-Shang,  Kwan Hoi-Sun,  Kwan Hoi-Shan,  Herman Kwan
Born: October 23rd, 1925 - Died: September 11th, 2006





 
Filmography (1949-2000)
 
  Actor (178 films)
    Dead End Case (1949)    
    The Divorce of Chu Mai-Sen (1949)    
    An Act of Righteousness (Part 2) (1962)    
    An Act of Righteousness (Part 1) (1962)    
    Awaiting Mother to Return on the Beach (1962)    
    The Combat between the Fire Dragon and the Two Generals (1962)    
    Emperor Han Lured by the Romantic Tune (1962)    
    Spring Comes to the Palace (1962)    
    Reincarnation of the Red Plum (1962)    
    Scarlet Boy (1962)    
    The Iron Wild Goose (Part 2) (1963)    
    The Eight Fairies' Adventure in the Eastern Sea (1963)    
    Killing the Sister-in-law (1963) ... Chow Kwok-Choi
    The Monkey Soldiers Come to the Rescue (1963)    
    Sixteen Years of Love and Hate (1963)    
    Funny Thief (1963)    
    Story of Lee Sin (1963)    
    Father Earns, Daughter Spends (1963)    
    Determination (1963)    
    The Shrewd Wife (1963)    
    The Iron Wild Goose (Part 1) (1963)    
    Everything You Want Comes True (1963)    
    Head for Sale (1963)    
    The Young Boss of the Factory (1963)    
    The Iron Horse and the Magic Draogon (1963)    
    Seven Fights with Nine Tail Fox (1964) ... Monk Tang Xuan Zang
    Buddha's Palm (Part 4) (1964)    
    Buddha's Palm (Part 3) (1964)    
    Buddha's Palm (Part 2) (1964) ... Luk Yu
    Buddha's Palm (Part 1) (1964)    
    The Tomb of the Roses (Part 1) (1964)    
    The Tomb of the Roses (Part 2) (1964)    
    All Are Happy (1964)    
    Queen of the Marketplace (1964)    
    Beautiful Heaven (1964)    
    A House of Happiness (1964)    
    The Pitiless Sword (1964)    
    The Rainbow Pass (1964)    
    The Flying Phoenix from Wudang (Part 2) (1964)    
    The Flying Phoenix from Wudang (Part 1) (1964)    
    Five Swordsmen (1964)    
    The Golden Hairpin (Final Episode) (1964)    
    Blood No. 1 (1965) ... Guan Jian-Feng
    The Eternal Beauty Chiu Fei-Yin (1965)    
    Monkey Saint Versus Eight Fairies (1965) ... Monk Tripitaka
    Sword of Swords (1965)    
    The Powerful Fist of a Thousand Hands (Part 1) (1965)    
    The Red Robe (1965)    
    An Eye for an Eye (1965)    
    The Blood-Stained Butterly Mountain (1965)    
    The Powerful Fist of a Thousand Hands (Part 2) (1965)    
    The Invincible Kid Fong Sai-yuk (1965)    
    The Furious Buddha's Palm (1965)    
    Family Doctrine (Part 2) (1965) ... 3rd Uncle Kam-Shing
    Family Doctrine (Part 1) (1965) ... Kam-Shing
    A Drop of Chivalrous Blood (Part 2) (1965)    
    Monkey Saint Teases the Fairy of Flowers (1965) ... Monk Tripitaka
    A Drop of Chivalrous Blood (Part 1) (1965) ... Siu Chen-Man
    Monkey King and the Imps (1966) ... Monk Tripitaka
    Ji Gong and the 8 Immortals (1966)    
    Eight Dieties (1966)    
    A Lady Prime Minister of Two Countries (1966) ... King of Chao
    The Woman in Black and the Black Dragon (1966) ... Constable Kwan
    The One-Armed Swordsman (1966) ... Nin Kang-yiu
    Lady in Black Cracks the Gate of Hell (1967) ... Policeman
    Who Should be the Commander-in-chief? (1967)    
    Uproar in Jade Hall (1967)    
    The Full Moon (1967) ... Lam Kwok-Cheong
    The Brave Girl (1967)    
    The Butterfly Legend (1967)    
    A Sweet Girl (1967)    
    Famous Swordsman Tin Kiu (1969)    
    Bloody Handkerchief (1969)    
    To Crack the Dragon Gate (1970) ... 2nd Chief
    The Lonely Rider (1970)    
    The Mighty Couple (1971) ... Ri Er's father
    On Probation (1977)    
    Descendant of Wing Chun (1978)    
    Erotic Dreams of Red Chamber (1978)    
    By Hook and by Crook (1978)    
    Bruce Le's Greatest Revenge (1978) ... Inspector Chow
    Illusions Come True (1979)    
    Money Trip (1979)    
    Crazy Boy and Pop-Eye (1979) ... Gold Haired Lion
    The Kung Fu Warrior (1980)    
    House of the Lute (1980) ... Mr Lui
    A Gambler's Story (1980) ... Loan Shark Wong
    The Struggle (1980)    
    Shaolin Disciple (1980) ... Chan Hei
    Ordinance 17 (1981)    
    The Executor (1981) ... Uncle Suk
    Mahjong Heroes (1981) ... Yau Bun Lap
    Lucky Breaks (1981)    
    Brothers from Walled City (1982) ... Chan Yuan Loong
    Kid from Kwangtung (1982) ... Master Wu Changjiu
    Crazy Horse, Intelligent Monkey (1982)    
    Energetic 21 (1982) ... Alan's father
    Coolie Killer (1982) ... Choi [cameo]
    Ran for Life (1982)    
    Interpol (1982) ... Boss Ching
    The Roving Swordsman (1983) ... Master Bai Yu-Lou
    Shaolin and Wu Tang (1983) ... Master Law
    Project A (1983) ... Captain Chik
    Lost Generation (1983) ... New hotel manager
    Hong Kong, Hong Kong (1983) ... Uncle Kwai
    Struggle for Leader (1983)    
    Brutal Sorcery (1983) ... Dr Kwok
    The Siamese Twins (1984) ... Medical Director Cheung
    Working Class (1985) ... Uncle Ha
    The Young Vagabond (1985) ... So's father
    Curse (1985) ... Master Ling Kwong
    Dead Curse (1985) ... Master Kwan
    Hong Kong Butcher (1985)    
    Crocodile Evil (1986)    
    The Man From Holland (1986) ... Boss Chow
    Yu Pui Tsuen (1986)    
    Blood Sorcery (1986) ... Au Yeung
    Fury of the Heaven (1986) ... Ling Hoi Faat Bye
    Ghost's Lover (1987) ... Ho Tak
    Happy Go Lucky (1987) ... Henry's father
    Project A II (1987) ... Navy Captain Chi
    Reincarnation (1987) ... Peter's father
    Back to the Beyond (1987)    
    Eight Diagram Cudgel (1988) ... Chiu
    The Criminal Hunter (1988) ... Master Hou
    Devil's Curse (1988) ... Taoist priest
    The Devil Sorcery (1988) ... Master Chan
    The Youth Tigers (1988) ... William's father
    One Way Ticket to Bangkok (1988)    
    Ninja, Phantom Heros U.S.A. (1988) ... [STRUGGLE FOR LEADER footage]
    Ghost's Hospital (1988)    
    My Heart Is That Eternal Rose (1989) ... Uncle Cheung
    Running Mate (1989)    
    Darkside of Chinatown (1989)    
    Queen of Temple Street (1990)    
    Kung Fu Vs. Acrobatic (1990) ... Man in intro (From Buddah's Palm 1964)
    Day of Thunder (1990)    
    Manchester Dead Warrant (1990)    
    Unmatchable Match (1990) ... Uncle Kin [cameo]
    Witchcraft Vs Curse (1991) ... [Cameo]
    Mission of Condor (1991) ... Chief Insp. Chan Fong
    The Transmigration Romance (1991) ... Hell Judge
    Lee Rock (1991) ... Sergeant Chan
    Red Lips (1991) ... Master Pai
    The Banquet (1991) ... Chicken Roll
    The Son of Dragon (1992)    
    Legend of Wong Tai Sin (1992) ... Wise Taoist
    All's Well End's Well (1992) ... Papa Shang
    Devil of Rape (1992)    
    Deadly Dream Woman (1992) ... Mr Yip
    Martial Arts Master Wong Fei Hung (1992) ... Mayor
    Angel Delight (1992) ... Man at the Beauty Contest
    Casino Tycoon (1992) ... Fu Lao Cha
    Hard Boiled (1992) ... Mr. Hoi
    Man of the Times (1993) ... Sir Ha
    Heroes Among Heroes (1993) ... Chan's foster dad (Beggar Chie
    Perfect Exchange (1993) ... Robinson Shun
    A Moment of Romance II (1993) ... Bill
    Hero of Hong Kong 1949 (1993) ... Uncle Sheung
    The Tale of a Heroine (1993)    
    A Roof with a View (1993) ... Bill
    The Street Car Named Desire (1993)    
    Whore & Policewoman (1993) ... Prosecutor Yin Li Shin
    Home Together (1994)    
    Kung Fu Kid (1994)    
    Marked for Murder (1994)    
    The Great Conqueror's Concubine (1994) ... Zhao Gao
    O.C.T.B. Case - The Floating Body (1995) ... Father Li
    Touch of Evil (1995) ... Uncle Qiao
    Country Side Hero (1995)    
    Thanks for Your Love (1996)    
    Exodus from Afar (1998) ... Grandpa Hsu [From Witchcraft vs Curse]
    Portland Street Blues (1998) ... Uncle Pun
    Young and Dangerous 5 (1998) ... Uncle Pun
    Wonton Love (1999) ... Kuan
    Queen of Kowloon (2000) ... Tung Ka Ming
    What Is a Good Teacher (2000) ... Old Won
    Textiles at Heart (2000) ... Wen's dad
 
 
Biography
 
  The actor, whose real name was Kwan Ning, affectionately known as Ha Shuk, was born in Hong Kong in 1926. Kwan learned the art of Cantonese opera acting from his father as a child, and entered show business when he was 11. He was recruited by renowned Cantonese opera stars Yam Kim-fai and Bak Shuet-sin through their famous Sun Sing opera troupe, having performed in Hong Kong, Macau and Vietnam. From 1950 to 1960, Kwan was a key character in many films, including Lee Rock and Hard-Boiled. He joined Television Broadcasts in 1976 and acted in scores of television dramas including Shu Kim Yan Sau Luk (1976), Lau Man Tai Hang (1986) and Wong Fei Hung Xi Lie Zhi Yi Tai Shi (1992). At the 11th Hong Kong Film Awards in 1992, Kwan was named best supporting actor for his role in Lee Rock. The actor suffered a stroke in early 2001, which confined him to a wheelchair and forced him to retire. (From Hong Kong's The Standard obituary)