Louis Fan (1972)

Louis Fan (1972)

Other Name: 樊少皇 Fan Siu Wong Fan Shui Wong Fan Siu Wang Fan Shao Huang Fan Louis Terry Fan Fan Terry Луис Фань

Age: 52

Birthday: June, 19, 1972

Nationality: British Hong Kong

Height: 177 CM

Zodiac sign: Gemini

Fan is the son of Fan Mei-sheng, an actor of the Shaw Brothers Studio. When he was 14, his father sent him to Xuzhou, China, to learn gymnastics and wushu.

After completing his studies, Fan returned to the film industry and made his debut as a leading actor in Stanley Tong's The Stone Age Warriors (1991). In 1992, at the age of 18, Fan portrayed the titular character in Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky, a Hong Kong film based on the manga Riki-Oh.

Fan was a contract artiste under the Hong Kong television station TVB throughout the 1990s, and he starred in some television dramas like Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils (1997) and Young Hero Fang Shiyu (1999). He left TVB later and worked on some Taiwanese and mainland Chinese television series before focusing on films.

Fan also portrayed "Jin Shanzhao", the tough Northern martial artist in the 2008 film Ip Man, which starred Donnie Yen as Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man. Fan's performance in Ip Man earned him a nomination for Best Supporting Actor at the 28th Hong Kong Film Awards in 2009. He reprised his role as Jin Shanzhao in Ip Man 2, a 2010 sequel to Ip Man. He played a new character in The Legend Is Born – Ip Man (2010), another movie about Yip Man that is unrelated to Ip Man and Ip Man 2.

(Source: Wikipedia)

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