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劉家良
Liu Chia-Liang  ♂
Aliases:  Lau Kar-Leung,  Kung Fu-Leung,  Gung Fu-Leung,  Kung Fu-Liang,  Lau Ga-Leung,  Liu Chia-Liung,  Liu Ka-Liang,  Lau Ka-Leung,  Liu Brothers,  Liu Gu-Liang,  Lau Kar-Lung,  Pops
Born: August 1st, 1936 - Died: June 24th, 2013





 
Filmography (1953-2005)
 
  Action Director (173 films)
    Crossing Yuanyang River by Night (1953)    
    The Blazing Volcano (1962)    
    South Dragon, North Phoenix (1963)    
    The Strange Hero 'Flying Swallow' (1963)    
    Romantic Musketeer (1964)    
    Five Swordsmen (1964)    
    Sword of Justice (1964)    
    The Willow Knife (1964)    
    Noxious Palm (1964)    
    Treasure Hunt (1965)    
    Two Swordswomen (1965)    
    The Furnace of Heavenly Fire (1965)    
    The Furious Buddha's Palm (1965)    
    The Invincible Book from Heaven (Part 1) (1965)    
    The Decree of Death (1965)    
    In Pursuit of the Murderer (1965)    
    Romance of the Sword (1966)    
    One Duel Too Many (Part 1) (1966)    
    The Aftermath of a Fire (Part 2) (1966)    
    The Aftermath of a Fire (Part 1) (1966)    
    The Jade Bow (1966)    
    Magnificent Trio (1966)    
    The Infernal Gate (Part 1) (1966)    
    Return of the Golden Bat (1966)    
    The Dark Heroine Mu Lanhua (1966)    
    One Duel Too Many (Part 2) (1966)    
    The Woman in Black and the Black Dragon (1966)    
    Return of Lady Bond (1966)    
    Jade in the Red Dust (Part 2) (1966)    
    Jade in the Red Dust (Grand Finale) (1966)    
    Jade in the Red Dust (Part 1) (1966)    
    The Infernal Gate (Part 2) (1966)    
    The Big Chase (1966)    
    The Golden Bat (1966)    
    Sacred Fire, Heroic Wind (Part 2) (1966)    
    Sacred Fire, Heroic Wind (Part 1) (1966)    
    Lady Bond (1966)    
    The Golden Cat (1967)    
    Lady in Distress: The Invincible Fighter (1967)    
    Lady Black Cat Strikes Again (1967)    
    Lady with a Cat's Eyes (1967)    
    The Assassin (1967)    
    The Charming Little Bird (1967)    
    The Flying Killer (1967)    
    How the Sacred Fire Heroic Winds Defeat the Fire Lotus Array (1967)    
    The Black Killer (1967)    
    The Sweetest Moment (1967)    
    The Trail of the Broken Blade (1967)    
    One-Armed Swordsman (1967)    
    Seven Princesses (Part 1) (1967)    
    Seven Princesses (Part 2) (1967)    
    The Brave Girl (1967)    
    To Rose with Love (1967)    
    Lady in Black Cracks the Gate of Hell (1967)    
    The Black and the White Cats (1967)    
    The Iron Lady Against the One-eyed Dragon (1967)    
    Girl in Red (1967)    
    The Professionals (1967)    
    She's So Brave! (1967)    
    Nu Zha's Adventure in the Eastern Sea (1968)    
    How Huang Feihong Vanquished the Monster and Conquered the 9 Fractions (1968)    
    The Dragon Fortress (1968)    
    The Avenging Sword (1968)    
    Golden Swallow (1968)    
    The Unicorn Fortress (1968)    
    The White Dragon (1968)    
    The Sword of Swords (1968)    
    Fight for the Agreement (1968)    
    The Assasinator (1968)    
    Three Heroines (Part 2) (1968)    
    The Silver Fox (1968)    
    Three Heroines (Part 1) (1968)    
    Blue Falcon (1968)    
    Iron Fiddle (1968)    
    The Grand Duel (1968)    
    The Deadly Dragon Sword (1968)    
    Mysterious Weapon (1969)    
    Red Rose, the Beautiful Avenger (1969)    
    Three Encounters (1969)    
    Supreme Sword (1969)    
    The Singing Thief (1969)    
    Return of the One-Armed Swordsman (1969)    
    Flying Thief, White Flower (1969)    
    The Little Warrior (1969)    
    Twelve Deadly Coins (1969)    
    The Flying Dagger (1969)    
    The Rattling Whip (1969)    
    The Sainted Sword (1969)    
    The Charming Killer (1969)    
    Dead End (1969)    
    Silver Knife, Scarlet Blade (1969)    
    The Invincible Fist (1969)    
    Redress (1969)    
    Swordswomen Three (1970)    
    The Singing Killer (1970)    
    Three Desperados (1970)    
    Modern School Life (1970)    
    The Heroic Ones (1970)    
    The Winged Tiger (1970)    
    The Filial Girl at the Icy Valley (1970)    
    The Naked Runner (1970)    
    A Bewitched Princess (1970)    
    I'll Get You One Day (1970)    
    Duel of Fists (1971)    
    The Deadly Duo (1971)    
    The Anonymous Heroes (1971)    
    The New One-armed Swordsman (1971)    
    Flyer & Magic Sword (1971)    
    The Mighty Couple (1971)    
    The Water Margin (1972)    
    Angry Guest (1972)    
    Delightful Forest (1972)    
    Boxer from Shantung (1972)    
    Four Riders (1972)    
    Man of Iron (1972)    
    Trilogy of Swordsmanship (1972)    
    The Generation Gap (1973)    
    The Pirate (1973)    
    The Delinquent (1973)    
    The Savage 5 (1973)    
    Police Force (1973)    
    The Iron Bodyguard (1973)    
    The Blood Brothers (1973)    
    All Men Are Brothers (1973)    
    A Mad World of Fools (1974)    
    Men from the Monastery (1974)    
    Heroes Two (1974)    
    Five Shaolin Masters (1974)    
    The Legend of the Seven Golden Vampires (1974)    
    Shaolin Martial Arts (1974)    
    Young Lovers on Flying Wheels (1974)    
    Na Cha the Great (1974)    
    Friends (1974)    
    The Spiritual Boxer (1975)    
    Disciples of Shaolin (1975)    
    The Fantastic Magic Baby (1975)    
    Boxer Rebellion (1976)    
    One-armed Boxer vs. the Flying Guillotine (1976)    
    The Ming Patriots (1976)    
    Challenge of the Masters (1976)    
    Executioners from Shaolin (1977)    
    Whirlwind Kick (1977)    
    The Secret of the Shaolin Poles (1977)    
    Breakout from Oppression (1978)    
    Shaolin Mantis (1978)    
    Heroes of the East (1978)    
    Dirty Kung Fu (1978)    
    The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)    
    Fists and Guts (1979)    
    Mad Monkey Kung Fu (1979)    
    Dirty Ho (1979)    
    Spiritual Boxer, Part II (1979)    
    Return to the 36th Chamber (1980)    
    Clan of the White Lotus (1980)    
    Martial Club (1981)    
    My Young Auntie (1981)    
    Shaolin Drunken Monk (1981)    
    Legendary Weapons of China (1982)    
    Cat Vs. Rat (1982)    
    The Lady Is the Boss (1983)    
    Shaolin and Wu Tang (1983)    
    The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter (1984)    
    Disciples of the 36th Chamber (1985)    
    The Thirty Million Dollar Rush (1987)    
    Evil Cat (1987)    
    The Dragon Family (1988)    
    New Kids in Town (1990)    
    Operation Scorpio (1992)    
    The Bare-Footed Kid (1993)    
    Drunken Master III (1994)    
    Drunken Master II (1994)    
    Drunken Monkey (2003)    
    Seven Swords (2005)    
  Producer (1 film)
    Shaolin and Wu Tang (1983)    
  Director (25 films)
    The Spiritual Boxer (1975)    
    Challenge of the Masters (1976)    
    Executioners from Shaolin (1977)    
    Heroes of the East (1978)    
    Shaolin Mantis (1978)    
    Breakout from Oppression (1978)    
    The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)    
    Mad Monkey Kung Fu (1979)    
    Dirty Ho (1979)    
    Spiritual Boxer, Part II (1979)    
    Return to the 36th Chamber (1980)    
    Martial Club (1981)    
    My Young Auntie (1981)    
    Cat Vs. Rat (1982)    
    Legendary Weapons of China (1982)    
    The Lady Is the Boss (1983)    
    The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter (1984)    
    Disciples of the 36th Chamber (1985)    
    Martial Arts of Shaolin (1986)    
    Tiger on the Beat (1988)    
    Aces Go Places V (1989)    
    Tiger on the Beat 2 (1990)    
    Drunken Master III (1994)    
    Drunken Master II (1994)    
    Drunken Monkey (2003)    
  Executive Director (1 film)
    Shaolin and Wu Tang (1983)    
  Actor (207 films)
    How Wong Fei-Hung Defeated Three Bullies with a Rod (1953)    
    Wong Fei-Hung's Victory at Fourth Gate (1955)    
    How Wong Fei-Hung Saved the Dragon's Mother's Temple (1956)    
    Wong Fei-Hung's Pilgrimage to Goddess of the Sea Temple (1956) ... Sek Koo disciple
    How Wong Fei-Hung Thrice Tricked the Lady Security Escort (1956)    
    How Wong Fei-Hung Set Fire to Dashatou (1956) ... Disciple
    How Wong Fei-Hung Saved the Lovelorn Monk from the Ancient Monastery (1956)    
    Wong Fei-Hung's Battle at Shuangmendi (1956) ... Leung Tsai
    Wong Fei-Hung Rescues the Fishmonger (1956)    
    How Fangtangjing Made a Fool of the Unruly Girl (1956)    
    The White Crane Heroes (1956)    
    How Wong Fei-Hung Vanquished the Bully at the Red Opera Float (1956)    
    Wong Fei-Hung and the Lantern Festival Disturbance (1956) ... Kwok To
    Wong Fei-Hung's Fight in Foshan (1956)    
    How Wong Fei-Hung Thrice Captured So Shu-Lim in the Water (1956)    
    Wong Fei-Hung at a Boxing Match (1956)    
    How Wong Fei-Hung Vanquished the Ferocious Dog in Shamian (1956)    
    Love and Hate (1956)    
    Wong Fei-Hung Goes to a Birthday Party at Guanshan (1956) ... Thug
    Wong Fei-Hung's Story: Iron Cock against Centipede (1956) ... Child
    Wu Song's Bloody Fight on Lion's Bower (1956) ... Goon
    How Wong Fei-Hung Vanquished the Twelve Lions (1956)    
    Wong Fei-Hung Wins the Dragon Boat Race (1956)    
    Hold-up on the Road to Hell (1957)    
    How Wong Fei-Hung Fought a Bloody Battle in the Spinster's Home (1957) ... Pirate
    Wong Fei-Hung, King of Lion Dance (1957)    
    Devil's Sword (1957)    
    How Wong Fei-Hung Smashed the Flying Dagger Gang (1957)    
    Wong Fei-Hung's Fight in He'nan (1957)    
    Nazha's Adventures in the Heavenly Palace (1957)    
    How Wong Fei-Hung Spied on Black Dragon Hill at Night (1957)    
    Nazha's Adventures in the East Sea (1957)    
    Wong Fei-Hung's Battle at Saddle Hill (1957)    
    How Wong Fei-Hung and Wife Eradicated the Three Rascals (1958)    
    Wong Fei-Hung Saves the Kidnapped Leung Foon (1958)    
    How Wong Fei-Hung Pitted an Iron Cock Against the Eagle (1958)    
    Wong Fei-Hung Seizes the Bride at Xiguan (1958)    
    Wong Fei-Hung's Victory at Ma Village (1958)    
    Wong Fei-Hung's Battle with the Five Tigers in the Boxing Ring (1958) ... One of the Five Tigers
    Wong Fei-Hung's Fierce Battle (1958)    
    How Oriole the Heroine Caught the Murderer (1959)    
    How Oriole the Heroine Solved the Case of the Three Dead Bodies (1959)    
    Wong Fei-Hung Trapped in Hell (1959)    
    The Rascal He on Fire (1959)    
    On the Road to Success (Part 2) (1959)    
    Story of the White-Haired Demon Girl (Grand Finale) (1959)    
    On the Road to Success (Part 1) (1959)    
    Story of the White-Haired Demon Girl (Part 1) (1959)    
    How Wong Fei-Hung Defeated the Tiger on the Opera Stage (1959)    
    The White Lady's Reincarnation (1959)    
    The Deadly Whip of Bones (1960)    
    How Na Zha Rescued His Mother from the Snake Mountain (1960) ... Muk Zha
    Iron Arms and the Boxer (1960)    
    The Book and the Sword (Part 2) (1960)    
    Wong Fei-Hung's Battle with the Gorilla (1960) ... Gang member
    The Heroines' Queen (1960)    
    Wong Fei-Hung's Combat in the Boxing Ring (1960) ... Gang member
    Two Orphans Conquered the Dragon at Tianshan (1960)    
    Tao Lung Fighting Against Fin Kum Kong (1960)    
    The Snow Peak Nymph (1960)    
    Apartment Murder (1960)    
    Little Warrior in Red Butterfly (Part 1) (1960)    
    Wong An Vs. the Flying Tigers (1960) ... Thug
    The Story of Wong Ang the Heroine (1960) ... Cheung Sam
    Sword of Vengeance (Part 2) (1961)    
    How Wong Fei-Hung Smashed the Five Tigers (1961) ... Gang member
    The Breakthrough (1961)    
    The Attack of the Five Fairies Monastery (1961)    
    Showdown at Ching-seng Hill (1961)    
    Combat Between Seven Swords and Five Dragons (1961)    
    China at Dawn (1961)    
    Lady 'Lightning' Among Swordsmen (1961)    
    White Hair Girl of Miu Shan (Part 1) (1961)    
    Ingenious Fluter (Part 2) (1961)    
    Ingenious Fluter (Part 1) (1961)    
    White Hair Girl of Miu Shan (Part 2) (1961)    
    Hound Murderer Case (1961) ... Gangster
    Secret Book (Part 1) (1961)    
    Secret Book (Part 2) (1961) ... One of So's men [extra]
    Decisive Battle at Nan Ling Temple (1961)    
    Hero of the Twin Swords and the Magic Whip (1962)    
    The Beauty and the Swordsman (1962)    
    Story of the Sword (1962)    
    The Blonde Hair Monster (1962) ... A fei, popsicle buyer
    Grandest of All Families (1962)    
    3 Encounters of Na Zha and Scarlet Boy (1962)    
    Hunting for the Murderer (1962) ... Gangster [extra]
    Chain Murder (1962) ... Shot Thug [extra]
    Secret Book (Part 3) (1962) ... One of So's men
    Young Sparrow in Fright (1962) ... Detective Lee
    How Na Zha Shattered Heaven to Save His Mother (1962)    
    The Birth of Yue Fei (1962)    
    The Blazing Volcano (1962)    
    The Strange Hero 'Flying Swallow' (1963) ... Thug
    Murder at the Pier (1963)    
    Magic Sword (Part 2) (1963)    
    The Swordsman and the Swordswoman (1963)    
    Magic Sword (Part 1) (1963)    
    The Killing Flag (Part 1) (1963) ... Ruffian
    The Magnificent Ones (Part 2) (1963)    
    Story of the Sword and the Sabre (Part 2) (1963)    
    The King of Swords (1963) ... Ng Mei
    The Flying Sword (1963)    
    Golden Scissors (Part 1) (1963)    
    Two Heroes (1963)    
    The New Tale of the Flying Crane (Part 2) (1963)    
    South Dragon, North Phoenix (1963) ... [Extra]
    The Golden Gourd (1963)    
    Burning of the Red Lotus Monastery (Part 1) (1963)    
    The Magic Whip (1963)    
    The Golden Coat (Part 1) (1963)    
    The White-boned Pin (Part 1) (1964)    
    The Golden Hairpin (Part 3) (1964)    
    Seven Tigers (1964)    
    Noxious Palm (1964)    
    Palace of Evil (Part 2) (1964)    
    The White-boned Pin (Part 2) (1964)    
    Sword of Justice (1964) ... Thug
    The Flying Fox (1964)    
    The Amorous Lotus Pan (1964) ... Qing's man
    Five Swordsmen (1964)    
    She's a Musketeer (Part 1) (1964)    
    Romantic Musketeer (1964)    
    The Furious Buddha's Palm (1965)    
    The Hero and the Beauty (Part 2) (1965)    
    The Hero and the Beauty (Part 1) (1965)    
    Temple of the Red Lotus (1965) ... Red Lotus member
    The All-powerful Flute (Part 1) (1965)    
    Loyalty (1965)    
    The Lotus Lamp (1965) ... [Extra]
    Whatever You Say, My Darling Wife (1965)    
    The Black Rose (1965) ... Rascal
    Sons of Good Earth (1965) ... Japanese agent
    Story of the Sword and the Sabre (Part 4) (1965)    
    The Twin Swords (1965) ... Red Lotus member
    Three Lady Musketeers (1965) ... [Extra]
    Story of the Sword and the Sabre (Part 3) (1965)    
    Pursuit of the Murderer in the Dog-racing Court (1965) ... Thug
    Dial 999 for the Three Murderers (1965) ... Gangster
    The Skeleton Tower Under the Sea (Part 1) (1965)    
    A Mysterious Murder (1965) ... Kidnapper
    The Decree of Death (1965) ... White-bone thug
    Story of the Sword and the Sabre (Part 2) (1965)    
    A Drop of Chivalrous Blood (Part 1) (1965)    
    Two Swordswomen (1965)    
    The Furnace of Heavenly Fire (1965)    
    One Duel Too Many (Part 2) (1966)    
    One Duel Too Many (Part 1) (1966)    
    Magnificent Trio (1966) ... Brother Hu
    The Perfumed Arrow (1966) ... Bandit
    The Aftermath of a Fire (Part 1) (1966) ... [Extra]
    The Woman in Black and the Black Dragon (1966) ... BDG killer 'Sea Tiger'
    Fire Dragon and the Mythical Pearl (1966)    
    The Big Chase (1966)    
    Lady with a Cat's Eyes (1967) ... Detective
    The Assassin (1967) ... Tian Qing
    One-Armed Swordsman (1967) ... Ba Shuang
    The Brave Girl (1967)    
    Lady Black Cat Strikes Again (1967) ... Gang member [extra]
    The Sweetest Moment (1967) ... One of Liu's thugs
    The Sword and the Lute (1967) ... Bandit [extra]
    The Thundering Sword (1967) ... Lau, Yue's Security Escort member
    The Flying Killer (1967)    
    Lady in Distress: The Invincible Fighter (1967) ... Thug [extra]
    Rape of the Sword (1967) ... Han's thug [extra]
    The Trail of the Broken Blade (1967) ... Qiu's fighter with shield
    King Cat (1967) ... One of Hsiang brothers
    How the Sacred Fire Heroic Winds Defeat the Fire Lotus Array (1967)    
    The Charming Little Bird (1967) ... Gang member
    She's So Brave! (1967)    
    The Black Swan (1967)    
    Lady in Black Cracks the Gate of Hell (1967) ... Policeman
    The Iron Lady Against the One-eyed Dragon (1967)    
    The Black Killer (1967) ... Gang member
    The Professionals (1967) ... Henchman
    Red Lamp Shaded in Blood (1968)    
    Golden Swallow (1968) ... Golden Dragon Branch Leader
    The White Dragon (1968) ... Thug
    Decree of the Fire Dragon (1968)    
    The Sword of Swords (1968) ... 2nd Brother
    The Silver Fox (1968) ... Hsia Wu's servant
    Return of the One-Armed Swordsman (1969) ... Ape's Arms King Yuan Qian
    The Flying Dagger (1969) ... Thug [extra]
    Twelve Deadly Coins (1969) ... Meng Gang
    The Spiritual Boxer (1975) ... Chien's disciple
    Challenge of the Masters (1976) ... Ho Fu
    Executioners from Shaolin (1977) ... Governor's fighter on the stairs
    Heroes of the East (1978) ... Master So
    Mad Monkey Kung Fu (1979) ... Uncle Chan
    My Young Auntie (1981) ... Yu Jing-Chuen
    Martial Club (1981) ... Explains lion dance in intro
    Legendary Weapons of China (1982) ... Lui Gung/Uncle Yu
    The Lady Is the Boss (1983) ... Wang Hsieh Yun
    The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter (1984) ... Hunter, helps Yang 5th escape
    Disciples of the 36th Chamber (1985) ... Manchu Gym chief
    The Thirty Million Dollar Rush (1987) ... Boxer Liang
    Evil Cat (1987) ... Master Cheung
    A Bloody Fight (1988) ... Leung
    Pedicab Driver (1989) ... Casino boss [cameo]
    New Kids in Town (1990)    
    The Banquet (1991) ... Master Lau
    The Twin Dragons (1992) ... Doctor
    Operation Scorpio (1992) ... Master Lo
    Drunken Master III (1994) ... Uncle Yan
    Drunken Master II (1994) ... Fu Wen-Chi
    Drunken Monkey (2003) ... Man Bill
    Seven Swords (2005) ... Fu Qingzhu
  Planning (1 film)
    Clan of the White Lotus (1980)    
  Writer (5 films)
    My Young Auntie (1981)    
    Legendary Weapons of China (1982)    
    The Lady Is the Boss (1983)    
    The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter (1984)    
    Disciples of the 36th Chamber (1985)    
 
 
Biography
 
  Liu Chia Liang is a direct decendant (master-wise) of the legendary Wong Fei Hung. Wong Fei Hung was Lam Sai Wing's master, and Lam Sai Wing in turn was Lau Jan's master. Lau Jan is Liu Chia Liang (Lau Kar Leung)'s father and master.
In terms of titles, Liu Chia Liang's lineage is:
Wong Fei Hung = elder master
Lam Sai Wing = grand master
Lau Jan = master

Born in XinHui, a City district of the City of Jiangmen in the province of Guangdong in southern China

Is third child of Lau Cham

Married to Yung Jing-Jing (Mary Jean Reimer)

Brother of Lau Kar-Wing and Gordon Liu (Lau Kar-Fai)

Have two daughters Jeanne and Rosemary

Started as a stuntman in his early films and was known as a fearless performer, as well as being an expert in Hung Gar Fist style.

Literally born into the world of martial arts and movies, Liu Chia-liang's father studied under Lam Sai-wing, a student of the famous Wong Fei-hung. Liu himself was mentor to the late Alexander Fu Sheng, Adam Cheng, Hsiao Hou, among others. Liu began practicing martial arts at seven, and joined the film industry as a martial arts stuntsman while a teenager, to become action director on martial arts movies of the 50s and 60s. During the 1970's Liu was one of Hong Kong's most dominant, innovative and influential martial arts directors. IN the early 1960s, Liu and action director Tang Chia joined Shaw Brothers, providing fight choreography for most of Chang Cheh's ground-breaking movies including One-Armed Swordsman.
In the early 1970's Liu and Chang began to cooperate on film projects based on Shaolin Temple's legendary heroes. Chang directed Men From the Monastery and Five Shaolin Masters, while Liu was the action choreographer in borh films. Liu took the director's chair alone in 1975 with The Spiritual Boxer. He continued to demonstrate his individual style by using comedy, strong heroines and alternatives to violent and gory deaths that hitherto ended most films. One of Liu's final films for Shaw Brothers was The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter, inspired by the tragic death of its star Alexander Fu Sheng during the production. Liu also worked with Jet Li on Martial Arts of Shaolin.
In 1994, Liu worked with Jackie Chan on Chan's Drunken Master II. The film was a tremendous success and reintroduced Liu to the world. Having been out of the spotlight, Liu made a comeback as director for the first Shaw Brothers production in many years, Drunken Monkey to be released in 2003.

- Celestial Pictures biography