With a lineage to Xinhui, Guangdong, Hsu Shao-Chiang was born in 1955 in Hong Kong. He first joined Shaw Brothers as an action star and became the hottest actor in the martial arts genre. He later joined Rediffusion and made his fame starring in the serial drama "Bastard Swordsman". Hsu has been heavily involved in the movie industry since, and is still been active in TV and movie productions in the Greater China region. Hsu is a mentor to fellow ATV actor Eric Wan Tin-Chiu.
From the Celestial DVD release of "Return of the Bastard Swordsman".