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岳華
Yueh Hua  ♂
Aliases:  Yo Hua,  Ngok Wah,  Yue Hua,  Elly,  Yuen Hua,  Yuei Hwa,  Elliot ,  Liang Le-Hua,  Ngok Wa,  Yao Hua,  Yueh Hwa,  Elliot Yue,  Yues Hua,  Hwa Yuen,  Elly Leung,  Leung Lok-Wah,  Yeun Hua
Born: July 13th, 1942





 
Filmography (1964-2016)
 
  Actor (138 films)
    The Warlord and the Actress (1964) ... Rebel
    The Dancing Millionairess (1964) ... Dancer
    The Lark (1965) ... Charity concert dancer
    Come Drink with Me (1966) ... Fan Dapei / Drunken Knight
    The Monkey Goes West (1966) ... Monkey King Su Wu Kong
    Princess Iron Fan (1966) ... Sun Wu-Kung, Monkey King
    Hong Kong Nocturne (1967) ... Mr Pan
    The Sword and the Lute (1967) ... Shen Shu-Wen
    Trapeze Girl (1967) ... Lou Tian-Xing
    Sweet Is Revenge (1967) ... Xiao Pao
    Blue Skies (1967) ... Member of musical troupe
    Swan Song (1967) ... Dancer [guest star]
    Death Valley (1968) ... Chiu Yu-Lung
    Killer Darts (1968) ... Liu Yu-Long
    Mist Over Dream Lake (1968) ... Yu Ya Na
    Black Butterfly (1968) ... Liu Xi Lang
    Dragon Swamp (1969) ... Roaming Knight Xi Zheng Yuan
    Vengeance Is a Golden Blade (1969) ... Liu Qingsong
    Raw Courage (1969) ... Chou Fei Yun
    Brothers Five (1970) ... Valet Kao Wei
    The Twelve Gold Medallions (1970) ... Wavering Sword Miao Lung
    Lady of Steel (1970) ... Qin Shang Yi
    The Shadow Whip (1971) ... Wang Jianxin
    Village of Tigers (1971) ... Luo Hong-Xun
    The Long Chase (1971)    
    Vengeance of a Snowgirl (1971) ... Kao Tien-Ying
    The Drinking Knight (1971) ... Drinking Knight
    The 14 Amazons (1972) ... Lu Chao
    Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan (1972) ... Chief Constable Ji De
    The Lizard (1972) ... Cheng Long / Brother Dumb
    Trilogy of Swordsmanship (1972) ... 1) Master Kuang
    The Two Faces of Love (1972)    
    The Water Margin (1972) ... Leopard Man, Lin Chong
    Pursuit (1972) ... Instructor Lin Chong
    The Young Avenger (1972) ... Chen Shi Lun
    The Casino (1972) ... Luo Tianguang
    The Yellow Muffler (1972) ... Dancer
    The Iron Bodyguard (1973) ... Tan Si-Tong
    The House of 72 Tenants (1973) ... Fat Chai
    Facets of Love (1973) ... Emperor Zheng-De
    All Men Are Brothers (1973) ... Lin Chong [cameo]
    Illicit Desire (1973) ... 1) Hsiao I
    Payment in Blood (1973) ... Fang Chih Kien
    The Villains (1973) ... Fang Zheng
    Bruce Lee, the Man and the Legend (1973) ... [Himself]
    Sex, Love and Hate (1974) ... Lu Jun
    Sorrow of the Gentry (1974) ... Chen Bo Wen
    Virgins of the Seven Seas (1974) ... Ko Pao
    Hong Kong 73 (1974) ... Chan Yau Fook
    Mutiny on the High Sea (1975)    
    The Big Holdup (1975) ... Li Guochao
    Lover's Destiny (1975) ... Professor Yu
    Black Magic (1975) ... Mr Wang
    Supermen Against the Amazons (1975)    
    My Bewitched Wife (1975)    
    Temperament of Life (1975) ... Policeman
    That's Adultery! (1975) ... 3) Cui Ming
    Killer Clans (1976) ... Lu Hsiang Chuan
    Beautiful Vixen (1976) ... Chang Wei-Lian (William)
    The Criminals (1976) ... 3) Yue Hua
    The Last Tempest (1976) ... Tan Si Tong
    Love Swindler (1976) ... 4) Wang Juan Shung
    Super Dragon (1976)    
    The Fierce Fist (1976) ... Sher Lee Chan
    The Web of Death (1976) ... Fei Ying Xiang
    The Drug Connection (1976) ... Deng Weipin
    Wedding Nights (1976)    
    Erotic Nights (1976)    
    Shaolin Temple (1976) ... Li Se Kai
    The Green Dragon Inn (1977)    
    The Greatest Plot (1977) ... Emperor Yung Zhen
    Clans of Intrigue (1977) ... Monk Wu Hua/Yi Feng
    Moods of Love (1977) ... Master Yu-Tong
    Death Duel (1977) ... 'Tu Lang Chun' Chou Yu Feng
    The Adventures of Emperor Chien Lung (1977) ... Prince Yong
    5 Kung Fu Daredevil Heroes (1977)    
    The Chivalry, the Gunman and Killer (1977) ... Young Master Ling
    The Invincible Swordswoman (1977)    
    The Sentimental Swordsman (1977) ... Long Xiao Yun
    Jade Tiger (1977) ... Tang Ao
    Lady Exterminator (1977) ... Geng Weiping
    The Dream of the Red Chamber (1977) ... Official Jia Zheng
    The Face Behind the Mask (1977) ... Hsiao Meng-Fei
    The 18 Bronze Girls of Shaolin (1978)    
    Filthy Guy (1978)    
    The Red Phoenix (1978)    
    The Vengeful Beauty (1978) ... Wang Jun
    Clan of Amazons (1978) ... Hua Manlou
    The Adventure of the ''Heaven Mouse'' (1978)    
    The Voyage of Emperor Chien Lung (1978) ... Zheng Xie-Qiao
    Legend of the Bat (1978) ... Lee Yuk Hom
    The Unique Lama (1978)    
    Eagle's Claw and Butterfly Palm (1978) ... Mao Hsin Ku
    The Souls of the Sword (1978)    
    Kung Fu Girls (1978)    
    The Murder of Murders (1978)    
    Lung Wei Village (1978) ... Hao Yanbang
    My Blade, My Life (1978) ... King of Yin Yang
    The Master and the Kid (1978) ... Nan Kung Sao
    The Dream Sword (1979) ... Swordsman Li
    In the Beginning (1979)    
    The Deadly Confrontation (1979)    
    Return of the Dead (1979) ... Jiang Tao
    A Pretended Rebel (1979) ... Japanese
    The Idiot Swordsman (1979)    
    Art of War by Sun Tzu (1979)    
    Full Moon Scimitar (1979) ... 3rd Master Xie Xiao Feng
    The Ghost Story (1979) ... Wang Chun
    A Deadly Secret (1980) ... Magistrate Ling Tui Si
    Monkey Fist, Floating Snake (1980)    
    Heroes Shed No Tears (1980) ... Hsiao Lei Hsueh
    Bruce Tuan's 7 Promises (1980)    
    Six Directions of Boxing (1980)    
    The Duel of the Century (1981) ... Shimen Chuei Shiue
    Return of the Sentimental Swordsman (1981) ... Guo Songyang
    The Imp (1981) ... Master Chiu
    Black Lizard (1981) ... Security Chief Xiao Lik
    Crippled Kung Fu Boxer (1981)    
    Mahjong Heroes (1981) ... Kwok Chu
    Coolie Killer (1982) ... Chung
    The Spirit of the Sword (1982) ... Purple Robe Duke
    Hell Has No Boundary (1982) ... Inspector Wong
    The Enchantress (1983) ... Master Purple Robe
    On the Wrong Track (1983) ... Paul and De's father
    The Siamese Twins (1984) ... Mr Kei
    Love Bittersweet (1984)    
    Fascinating Affairs (1985) ... Inspector
    In the Line of Duty III (1988) ... Yamamoto
    Just Heroes (1989)    
    Princess Madam (1989)    
    Never Ending Summer (1992) ... Balloon seller
    Rumble in the Bronx (1995) ... Wah
    Faithfully Yours (1995)    
    Migratory Bird (2001)    
    Wo Hu (2006) ... Boss Tong Chun
    Confession of Pain (2006) ... Chow Yuen Sing
    Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon (2008) ... Liu Bei
    Trivisa (2016) ... Ho Yu-Kei
  Writer (1 film)
    Snuff Bottle (1988)    
 
 
Biography
 
  Although his family is from Canton, Yueh Hua was born in Shanghai under the name of Liang Le-Hua. After training at the Shanghai Music Institute, he came to Hong Kong in 1962. A year later he entered the Shaw Brothers acting class after a stint with the Nan Guo experimental film group. And in 1966 was contracted with Shaw Brothers at a time when actresses were more popular than actors. Finding work was difficult. Yet Yueh found luck. He was cast opposite the soon to be crowned "Queen of Kung-fu films", Cheng Pei-pei, in first Princess Iron Fan (1966) then in Come Drink With Me (1966), considered by many to be the precursor for all swordswomen films to come and King Hu's most influential directed film done at Shaw Brothers. Yueh's characeter from Come Drink With Me is still considered classic. Before appearing on camera he would get into character by drinking two bottles of Chinese wine.

During the 1960's and 1970's he averaged five films per year and with all the Shaw's main leading actresses in mostly classic martial art films such as Chin Ping's Killer Darts (1968), Cheng Pei-pei's Lady of Steel (1969) and The Shadow Whip (1970), and Taiwan's kung-fu queen Shih Szu's The Young Avenger (1972) and The Villains (1973). He topped off his career with a final appearance in Jackie Chan's Rumble in the Bronx (1995).

A film career that spanned more than 30 years, he was in over 90 films. Yueh and his wife eventually Tanny Tien Ni moved to Canada. His peers and fans have labelled him "Mr. Nice Guy: and lately he became the chairman of the Association of Performing Artists in Canada.

- adapted from Celestial Pictures' biography from the Come Drink With Me DVD