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張活游
Cheung Wood-Yau  ♂
Aliases:  Cheong Wood-Yau,  Cheung Wood-Yu
Born: 1910 - Died: December 10th, 1985





 
Filmography (1939-1980)
 
  Producer (2 films)
    Never Too Late to Meet (1949)    
    The Pagoda of Long Life (1955)    
  Actor (304 films)
    The Living Buddha (1939) ... Master Chow
    Daughter Vs. Stepmother (1939)    
    Grave of the Sisters-in-Law (1939)    
    Hubbub at Three Gate Street (1939)    
    Twelve Widows (1939)    
    Breaking Through the Bronze Net (1939) ... Chin Chiu
    Three Trials of Yu Tangchun (1939)    
    Triple Flirtation of the White Chrysanthemum (1939) ... Chin Chiu
    Seduction on the Plains (1940)    
    Why Don't You Return? (1940) ... Sam Long
    For the Love of a Woman (1940) ... Sit Ting-Shan
    White Twister (1940) ... Kam Yuk-Ying
    The Mother Bridge (1940) ... Wan Man-Si
    When Will You Return? (1940)    
    In Memory of a Virtuous Woman (1940)    
    The Stormy Night (1940)    
    Who's the Bride? (1940)    
    More Sons and More Money (1940)    
    Wasted Years (1941)    
    Boudoir Blues (1941)    
    Expedition to the North (1941)    
    Three Amorous Women (1941)    
    Song of the Red Bean (1941)    
    The Heartbreak Flower (1941) ... Cheung Ji Ping
    The Amorous Ghost (1941) ... Cheung Chi Ming
    The White Cloud Pagoda (1941)    
    The Sentimental Swallow Returns (1941)    
    War and Love (1941) ... Cheung Ji Shing
    The Woman of My Dream (1941)    
    Love in Another Life (1941) ... Mok Kai
    The Rich House (1942) ... Yu Fan
    A Couple Forever (1943)    
    Gone with the Song (1943) ... Sung Kar-Wai
    Lonely Life (1943)    
    Illusion of Happiness (1944)    
    Faster Than Lightning (1946)    
    Romance from Temple (1946)    
    Why Not Return? (Part 2) (1947)    
    Sad Love Stories (1947) ... Leung Suet-Lin
    Fiery Trees and Silver Flowers (1947)    
    Take the Poison with Smile (1947) ... Siu Man
    Pavilion of Sorrow (1947)    
    The Distressed Lover (1947)    
    Beauty in War (1947)    
    The Butterfly Lovers (Part 2) (1948)    
    Special Edition of Tso Yi-Man's Funeral (1948) ... Himself
    Gone the Phoenix from the Cage (1948)    
    Tears to be Harvested (1948)    
    The Girl From the Peach Blossom Village (1948)    
    Woman's Heart (1948) ... Sung Yeung-Ming
    Award to the Husband But Not the Wife (1948) ... Lam Chun-Ming
    Return by the Cool Moon (1948)    
    The Butterfly Lovers (Part 1) (1948) ... Leung Shan-Pak
    Jiang Ping, Zhan Chao Versus Bai Juhua (1948)    
    Twelve Beauties Pavilion (1948) ... Kam Chuen
    Wild Imagination (1948) ... Mr. Cheung
    End to the Song, Death to the Soul (1948)    
    The Lusty Thief Girl (1948) ... Cheung Chi-Sing
    Return of the Lascivious Woman's Soul (1948)    
    Mysterious Mind of a Woman (1948) ... Hon Wan-Ng/Hon Wai-Kei
    Rich and Abundant (1948) ... Leung Kin
    Revenge of the Evil Girl (1948)    
    To Kill the Love (1949) ... Man Ching-Po
    Crime Doesn't Pay (Part 1) (1949) ... Siu Yuet-Pak
    The Cow Boy and the Sewing Girl (1949)    
    The Dumb Wife (1949) ... Cheung Kam-Fat
    For My Country (1949) ... Wong Chung
    You Better Return (1949) ... Cheung Siu Hung
    Hanging on Live or Dead (1949) ... Ho Wai-Hung
    A Devoted Soul (Part 2) (1949) ... Lui Chung Yin
    A Devoted Soul (Part 1) (1949) ... Lui Chung Yin
    The Miserable Sisters (1949) ... Lai Kwong-Hei
    The Blood-Soaked Tomb (1949) ... Lee Tit-Keung
    Third Madame's Story (1949)    
    Zhuo Wenjun's Night Visit to Xiangru (1949) ... Sima Seung-Yu
    Golden Leaf Chrysanthemum (1949)    
    Crime Doesn't Pay (Part 2) (1949) ... Siu Yuet-Pak
    Xiao Qing's Shadow (1949) ... Master Law
    Breaking the Medicinal Herb (1949)    
    Owing (1949) ... Ng Chi-Man
    Nocturnal Sacrifice to Leifeng Tower (1949) ... Hui Sin
    Charlie's Escape from the Tianxian Trap (1949)    
    A Pitiable Girl Saved by Love (1949)    
    The Red Chamber Dream (1949) ... Ka Bo-Yuk
    A Woman's Heart Is Never Mended (1949) ... Law Wun-Sun
    Hanging on Together (1949) ... Lee Man-Fu/Lee Kat-Sui
    Never Too Late to Meet (1949) ... Tsi-Ming
    Life Debt of our Children (1949)    
    Romance Forever (1949) ... Yuen Tsi-Ching
    Fragment of a Tearful Song (1950)    
    Morning Sun (1950)    
    A Girl Named Liang Lengyan (Part 2) (1950) ... Luk Ping
    The Cruel Murder of Concubine (1950)    
    A Girl Named Liang Lengyan (Part 1) (1950) ... Luk Ping
    Kaleidoscope (1950) ... 9)
    Ciyun's Farewell in Storm and Fire (Part 1) (1950)    
    Seven Shaolin Heroes' Five Ventures into Mount Emei (Part 1) (1950) ... Magic Pellet/San Da Zi
    Seven Shaolin Heroes' Five Ventures into Mount Emei (Part 2) (1950) ... Magic Pellet
    Ciyun's Farewell in Storm and Fire (Part 2) (1950)    
    They Love to Argue (1950)    
    The Grand Homecoming (1950)    
    Sad Song of an Orphan Girl (1950) ... Man Tsi-Chun
    Love Tears of a Buddhist Recluse (1950) ... Cheng Chin-Pang
    Camille (1950)    
    Love Forever Severed (1950) ... Wong Kim-Wan
    A Phoenix in the Vulture's Nest (1950) ... Pak Wan-Tin
    Ghost House (1950) ... Pak Wan-Fung
    Bird on the Wing (1950) ... Ling Kon-Sau/ Ling Siu-Ngan
    The Lutanist's Seduction Under the Moon (1950) ... Tsui Hok-Lui
    The Great Dictator (1950)    
    The Gardener's Daughter (1950) ... Lam Tsi-Choi
    Eighteen Years of Woe (1950)    
    The Girl Minstrel (1950)    
    A Happy Family Means Wealth (1950)    
    A Dream of Silken Finery (1950)    
    Pear Blossom in a Winter Storm (1950)    
    Dark Paradise (1950)    
    Slave Girl Spanks Her Faithless Lover (1950)    
    Midnight Bells (1950)    
    A Dream of Red Mansions (1951)    
    She Says ''No!'' to Marriage (1951)    
    Why Not Return? (1951) ... Hung Siu-Kong
    Mistaken Responses (1951)    
    Pretty Girl Homeless (1951) ... Dai Chun-Wah
    This Glamorous Life (1951) ... Chiu Ngai-Fung
    From Now on We Are Strangers (1951) ... Auyeung Bun
    A Young Lady Sells Her Maid (1951) ... Cheung Si-Ho
    Love's Misgivings (1951) ... Kim-Yan
    The Singing Girl's Spirit (1951)    
    Love's Captive (1951)    
    How Leung Tin-Loi Was Thrice Beaten Up By Ling Kwai-Hing (Part 2) (1951) ... Leung Tin-Loi
    Debt of Love (1951)    
    She Regrets Having Married a Rich Husband (1951) ... Ko Keung
    How Leung Tin-Loi Was Thrice Beaten Up by Ling Kwai-Hing (Part 1) (1951) ... Leung Tin-Loi
    The Splendid Years of Youth (Part 2) (1951) ... Chin Chun-Yan
    The Splendid Years of Youth (Part 1) (1951) ... Chin Chun-Yan
    Red and White Azaleas (1951) ... Mang Ming
    The Merry Lovers (1951) ... Lee Yau-Heng
    Who Will Sympathize with Stepmother? (1951) ... Yu Boon-Cho
    Camille's Tears (1951)    
    Fathomless Love, Fathomless Hate (1951) ... Cheung Shung
    Pearly Tears (1951) ... Chin Hon-Sing/Chin Hark-Leung
    The Dazzling Devil (1951) ... Cheung Sing
    Orphan Girl in Love (1951) ... Ling Siu-Ngan
    Drifting the Sea (1951) ... Fong Wah
    Flower in the Tempest (1951)    
    A Pretty Girl's Favours (1951) ... Cheung Zhen-Ng
    The Silver World of Stardom (1951) ... Doctor
    Mutual Affections (1951)    
    Red and White Gold Dragons (Part 2) (1951) ... Hung Kam-Fai
    Red and White Gold Dragons (Part 1) (1951)    
    The Chilly Peach Field (1951) ... Sing Sai-On
    Twelve Cheeky Girls (1951) ... Cheung Chun
    A Hall Packed with Riches (1951) ... Ng Yuk-Chiu
    Everybody's Happy (1951)    
    A Lovely Dream of Paradise (1951)    
    No Sign of the Swallow's Return (1951) ... Au Man-Lap
    Stage-fans' Sweetheart (1952)    
    The Gold and the Beauty (1952) ... Wong Maan Fuk
    All the Love Heaven Allows (1952)    
    Ten Years of Marriage (1952)    
    The Lucky Amah (1952) ... Ngan Choi-Wah
    The Love Chain (1952)    
    Never Ended Night (1952)    
    Red and White Peonies (1952) ... Hung's boyfriend
    Back Stage Lovers (1952)    
    Sweet Love Lingers One (1952)    
    The Crab Apple Blossom's Tears (1952) ... Lo Si-Nin
    Return of the Soul (1952)    
    A Tale of Laughter and Tears (1952) ... Fan Kar-Shu
    The Swallow's Return (1952) ... Mang Chau-Fan
    Poor Daddy (1952) ... Lo Siu-Kong
    He Returns by the Lonely Moon (1952) ... Lau Siu-Wing
    A Song of Everlasting Sorrow (1952)    
    The Devoted Soul (1952) ... Lau Yung/Yiu Chung-Shu
    The Red House by the Sea (1952) ... Ho Lun
    Green Window, Red Tears (1952) ... Lau Kin-Man
    Everything Goes Wrong for Poor Couple (1952) ... Teacher Ho
    Love's Bliss (1952) ... Poon Chung-Nin
    Misjudged Courtship (1952) ... Chan Chi-Yau
    A Prayer for Happiness (1952) ... Wong Siu-Kei
    Night of Romance (1952) ... Cheung Kin-Wah
    Wedding Candles (1952) ... Wan Yi-Bo
    Lovesick (1952) ... Lam Kwok-yau/Yau
    She Said ''No!'' to Marriage But Now She Says ''Yes'' (1952)    
    Things of the Past (1953) ... Sung Chi-Chau
    Spring (1953) ... Ko Kok-Man
    Death of a Beauty (1953) ... Ching Man-Lei
    All in the Family (1953) ... Cheung Bing-Sum
    Bird in the Sunset (1953)    
    Two Heroic Rivals (1953) ... Law Pang
    First Come, First Serve (1953)    
    Fallen Petals in the Autumn Rain (1953)    
    The Hell-Raisers (1953)    
    Family (1953) ... Ko Kok Man
    The Newly-Weds (1953) ... Pak Ping
    The Guiding Light (1953) ... Ah-sang/Tin-sang - adult
    A Sweet Love-Affair (1953)    
    The Valiant Dog Saves Its Master (1953) ... Lee Chi-Kin
    At Odds with Each Other (1953)    
    Mother (1954) ... Second son
    Loving Father, Faithful Son (1954) ... Tang Wah-Chung
    Orchid of the Valley (1954) ... Chiu Lan-Sang
    The Noble Family (1954) ... Hoi Yau-Lung
    An Unforgettable Song (1954)    
    Love Killed at Midnight (1954)    
    Big Thunderstorm (1954) ... Tsui Tai-Keung
    The Dream Encounter Between Emperor Wu of Han and Lady Wei (1954) ... Wei Ching
    Lady Ping (1954)    
    The Hills Divide Us (1954)    
    Madam Yun (1954) ... Shum Sam-Pak
    We'll Meet Again (1954) ... Lee Yu-Lung
    Autumn (1954) ... Kok-Man, 2nd brother
    Father and Son (1954) ... Ng Kwan Sing
    A Cuckoo's Spirit (1954) ... Pak Ho-Fai
    Love in Malaya (1954) ... Wong Tai-Wai
    Backyard Adventures (1955) ... Lorry driver
    The Devoted Lover (1955) ... Tso Chi-Fai/Fai
    We Owe It to Our Children (1955)    
    The Pagoda of Long Life (1955) ... Cheng Mung-Ping
    The Hypocritical Heart (1955) ... Wah Kwok-Cheung
    The Next Generation (1955) ... Hong Kin-Man
    In Different Lands We Still Long for Each Other (1955) ... Yu Chi-Kin
    Tragedy on the Hill of the Waiting Wife (1955) ... Sek Tai-Lam
    The Renewal of an Ancient Garden (1955) ... Fong Chin-Ching
    The Story of Qiuhaitang (1955) ... Chau Hoi-Tong
    An Orphan's Tragedy (1955) ... Frank/Fuk-Wan (adult)
    Love (Part 2) (1955) ... Yip Tsi-Kwan
    Broken Spring Dreams (1955) ... Wong Kei-Shu
    Love (Part 1) (1955) ... Yip Tsi-Kwan
    Love and Hate (1956)    
    The Swallows Return to Spring (1956)    
    Matching the Beauty and the Handsome (1956)    
    Beauty Raised from the Dead (1956) ... Lau Mung-Mui
    Madam Mei (1956)    
    The Precious Lotus Lamp (1956) ... Lau Yin-Cheong
    Pleasure Daughter (1956)    
    A Hymn to Mother (1956) ... Do-Sang and Nim-Cho/son
    The Sad Wife in a Grand House (1956) ... Cheong-Ying
    Romance at the Western Chamber (1956)    
    Beauty in the Mist (1956) ... Leng Sheung-Wan
    The Peacock's Sad Tale (1956) ... Chiu Chung-Hing
    I Cannot Love You (1957)    
    Escorting Lady Jing on a 1,000 Mile Journey (1957)    
    Princess Miaoshan (1957) ... General Wai
    The Case of the Blood Stain (Judge Bao's Three Trials) (1957)    
    Return on a Snowy Night (1957)    
    How Prince Xinling Stole the General's Seal to Save the State of Zhao (1957)    
    The Feud Between Mr. Easy-Does-It and the Fierce Wife (1957)    
    The Goddess of Heaven (1957)    
    Taking the Birthday Gifts Caravan by Strategy (1957) ... Siu Yi
    The Lizhi's Tale (1957) ... Chen San
    Lui Bei Crosses the River to Meet His Bride (1957)    
    Pearl's Reconciliation (1957)    
    The Precious Lotus Lamp (The Sequel) (1957)    
    How Xue Rengui Thrice Mocked Liu Jinhua (1957)    
    The Story of Liang Tianlai (1957)    
    The Fox-Spirit's Romance (1957) ... Chow Shun
    Rent a Bride (1958)    
    Liu Yi Sends His Letters (1958) ... Lau Ngai
    Autumn Comes to Purple Rose Garden (1958) ... Kok Hok-Si
    A Scholar Redeems His Love (1958) ... Poon Kam-Wah, Poon Hau-Yin
    The Humble Wife (1958)    
    Kong Hoi-yin, Girl with a Miserable Fate (Part 1) (1958) ... Kong Chi-Kai
    The Precious Lotus Lamp (Part 3) (1958)    
    Marriage on the Rocks (1958) ... Lee Tai-Wai
    Money (1959) ... Cheung Sai Wah
    A Sketch of Humanity (1959) ... Yu Kwok-Leung
    Seven Swordsman Leave Tianshan (1959) ... Leung Muk Long
    Feast of a Rich Family (1959) ... Ah Kei
    The Road (1959) ... Liu Bai-Kwan
    Stepmother (1960) ... Hung Tak-Ming
    Talented Children Getting Robbers (1960) ... Fat Chan
    The Great Devotion (1960) ... Chan Chi-Hong
    Forever Lovers (Part 2) (1960) ... Ching Yuek-Sze
    Forever Lovers (Part 1) (1960) ... Ching Yeuk-Sze
    Humanity (1960) ... Tak-Yan
    Human Cargo (Part 1) (1961)    
    Human Cargo (Part 2) (1961)    
    The Seven Kids (1961)    
    Long Live the Money (1961) ... Ah Sing
    Heart to Heart (1962)    
    The Scholar and the Woman Ghost (1962) ... Young Yi-Hwai
    Vampire Woman (1962) ... Cheung Tai-Shing
    So Siu Siu (1962) ... Pao Yen
    Eternal Regret (Part 2) (1962) ... Lui Duksing
    Eternal Regret (Part 1) (1962) ... Lui Duksing
    Women's World (1963)    
    Sea (1963) ... Tsui Tai-cheung
    Men and Women (1964) ... Manager Chan
    All Are Happy (1964)    
    A Mad Woman (1964) ... Chin Sau-Shun
    The Willow Knife (1964) ... Choi Pak-lung
    Too High to Touch (1964)    
    The Bloody Paper Man (1964)    
    Poor Daughter-in-law (1965) ... Hung
    Remorse (1965) ... Lee Chung Ling
    Violet Girl (1966) ... Jenny's father
    Spy with My Face (1966) ... The boss
    Love Burst (1966) ... Mang Lap-choi
    Running Tears (1966)    
    To Rose with Love (1967)    
    From Here to Eternity (1969)    
    Duel of Death (1980) ... Po Si-Kai
  Planning (3 films)
    Love Never Fades (1965)    
    Spy with My Face (1966)    
    To Rose with Love (1967)    
 
 
Biography
 
  Cheung Wood Yau apprenticed in Guangzhou for Cantonese opera and started his career in 1936 when he became a male lead in both civil and martial roles in operatic performance. In 1939, Cheung became an on screen actor in Hong Kong where he made his debut with Breaking Through the Bronze Net. His career peaked between 1949-1952 during which period he averaged over 20 film outputs a year. In 1952, he, together with Ng Cho Fan, actress Pak Yin and others formed the Union Film Enterprises Ltd, aiming to raise the standard of the Cantonese cinema. Cheung specialised in the interpretation of weak, scholar like and "nice guy" characters, as well as the obedient son and loving father. He took part in classics like Family, Story of Father and Son, The Great Devotion, A Mad Woman and so on. Cheung joined TVB in 1976 and appeared in TV dramas. He took his retirement in 1982.

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Biography (gstage.com)