| ||Original in Guangdong, Kuei was born in Hong Kong in 1937. Educated in Taiwan for directing, he participated in several projects immediately after graduate. Invited by Shaw Brothers and returned to Hong Kong, Kuei worked as assistant to directors such as Ho Meng-Hua and Chang Cheh, building his reputation as one of the hottest assistant directors in town. Kuei made his directorial debut in 1970 co-directing "Love Song Over the Sea" with Shih Ma-Shan. Although Kuei started with commercial fare such as "A Time For Love", he later found his niche with gritty, realistic dramas and crime thrillers. Among his more representative works at Shaw Brothers were "The Tea House", "Big Brother Cheng" and several for the crime series "The Criminals", which firmly established his reputation as one of the top crime thriller directors in town. "The Boxer's Omen" is one of the last projects he made in Shaw Brothers. Later he retired from film and settled in U.S. Died in 1999 whe he was 62.
From the Celestial DVD release of "Godfather of Canton".
Son: Beaver Kwei Yau-Ming