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Age : 34
Location : Indonesia-Medan
Registration date : 2007-08-26

PostSubject: Andy Lau   Thu Aug 30, 2007 10:46 am

Andy Lau has since appeared in more than 100 films, and has a huge fan base throughout Asia with the success of both his onscreen performance and his musical career. Andy Lau is best known for his (often) recurring roles as a "Heroic Gangster."

Though a respectable actor, Andy in the early days been known more for his good looks, though he has answered his detractors since the turn of the century with a series of critically acclaimed movies, especially those
directed by Johnnie To. His first major acting prizes came with A Fighter's Blue and Running Out of Time in 2000. With Running Out of Time, he won his very first Hong Kong Film Awards ("aka" Golden Statue Award) for Best Actor. In 2004, he won the prestigious Golden Horse Award for his performance in Infernal Affairs 3, the sequel to the popular Infernal Affairs. Western audiences may also be familiar with his performance in the House of Flying Daggers.

Andy Lau was awarded "No.1 Box Office Actor 1985-2005" of Hong Kong, yielding a total box office of HKD 1,733,275,816 for shooting 108 films in the past 20 years. It is compared to the first runner-up Stephen Chow (HKD 1,317,452,311) and second runner-up Jackie Chan (HKD 894,090,962). "I've never imagined that would be as much as 1.7 billion!" he told the reporters

Birth name 劉福榮 (Cantonese Yale: Lau Fuk-Wing)
Also known as 華仔,劉華
Born September 27, 1961 (1961-09-27) (age 45)
Origin Hong Kong
Genre(s) C-pop, Cantopop
Occupation(s) Singer, actor, film producer, and presenter
Years active 1982–present
Label(s) Focus Music (2003–present

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