Liu Yung, a native of Guangdong, was born in Hong Kong, 1952, as Liu Tian-Jue. His mother was actress Li Wen. Liu joined Golden Harvest in 1970 as actor and continuity, and got minor parts in Bruce Lee's ''The Big Boss'' and ''Fist of Fury''. He left Golden Harvest in 1973. Liu joined Shaw Brothers in 1975 as an actor. Liu's performance as Chien Lung in ''Emperor Chien Lung'' made him a star and led to a series of Chien Lung films. His other big-screen features included ''Legend of the Bat''. Liu joined Hong Kong Rediffusion TV in 1984 and starred in a number of TV series, including ''Empress Wu'' and ''Emperor Chin''. After 1985, Liu concentrated his career on mostly television series, video drama and touring. He directed the movie ''Baroness'' in 2000.
From the Celestial DVD release of ''Bloody Parrot''.