Simon Yam Tat Wah 任達華

Simon Yam Tat Wah


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March 19, 1955
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Hong Kong
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The Storm Warriors 2009 as Lord Godless (Movies)

Fatal Move 2008 (Movies)

Ip Man 2008 as Zhou Qing Quan (Movies)

Triangle 2007 (Movies)

Tokyo Juliet 2006 (Taiwanese Dramas)

SPL 2005 (Movies)

Breaking News 2004 (Movies)

My Left Eye Sees Ghosts 2002 (Movies)

Final Romance 2001 (Movies)

Legend: A Dream Named Desire 2001 (ATV TV Series)

My Date With a Vampire II 2000 (ATV TV Series)

Call of the Wild 1999 (Taiwanese Dramas)

Movie Tycoon 1994 (ATV TV Series)

Who is the Winner III 1993 (ATV TV Series)

The Burning Rain 1991 (ATV TV Series)

Heaven's Retribution 1990 (ATV TV Series)

Behind Silk Curtains 1988 (TVB Series)

Fate Takes a Hand 1987 as Nong Xiu Fu (TVB Series)

Born to Be a King 1987 (TVB Series)

Beastly Beings 1987 (TVB Series)

The Legend of the Book and the Sword 1987 as Qian Long (TVB Series)

War of the Dragon 1986 (TVB Series)

The New Heavenly Sword and Dragon Saber 1986 as Cheung Chui San 張翠山 (TVB Series)

Police Cadet II 1985 (TVB Series)

The Reincarnated Princess 1985 (TVB Series)

The Pitfall 1985 (TVB Series)

The Clones 1984 (TVB Series)

The Smiling, Proud Wanderer 1984 as Kok Yeung (TVB Series)

It Takes All Kinds 1984 (TVB Series)

A Woman to Remember - Qiu Jin 1984 (TVB Series)

The New Adventures of Chor Lau Heung 1984 as Yuen Chui Wan 原随云 (TVB Series)

The Legend of Ching Lady 1984 (TVB Series)

Angels and Devils 1983 (TVB Series)

The Return of the Condor Heroes 1983 as Ye Lut Chai 耶律齊 (TVB Series)

The Bold Ones 1983 (TVB Series)

Destiny 1982 (TVB Series)

The Legend of the Unknowns 1982 (TVB Series)

Brother Four 1981 (TVB Series)

The Shell Game II 1981 as Tam Sing (Guest star) (TVB Series)

The Road to Success 1981 (TVB Series)

The Three Musketeers 1981 (TVB Series)

This Land Is Mine 1980 (TVB Series)

The Brothers 1980 (TVB Series)

The Adventurer's 1980 (TVB Series)

The Shell Game 1980 as Tam Sing (TVB Series)

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 1979 (TVB Series)

Simon Yam Tat Wah News:

70-year-old Sun King Kee noodle shop makes way for Hong Kong URA project ...
South China Morning Post (subscription) - Mar 28, 2015

Its unique vibe has drawn food and travel writers, as well as film stars Ricky Hui Koon-ying, Simon Yam Tat-wah and Annie Liu Xin-you. With closure imminent, regulars are lining up for a final bowl of noodles - and many are leaving messages on Post-It ...

Film review: Sara - Charlene Choi plays against type
South China Morning Post (subscription) - Mar 4, 2015

While hanging around the Tsim Sha Tsui East promenade late one evening, she meets the gentlemanly, middle-aged Kam Ho-yin (Simon Yam Tat-wah). The two embark on a complex relationship that involves him getting her into a good school, and they ...

Hong Kong's history of cops and robbers brought to the fore with latest armed raid
South China Morning Post (subscription) - Mar 13, 2015

The 1996 film, The King of Robbery, features actor Simon Yam Tat-wah as a gangster who pretended to have mental problems to get transferred to a psychiatric ward, broke out, and joined other criminals in a spree of violent armed robberies. The 2010 ...

Sara is a step forward for Charlene Choi's acting career
South China Morning Post (subscription) - Mar 2, 2015

In her latest film Sara, 32-year-old Choi plays the title role of a sexual abuse victim who has an affair with a much older man (played by Simon Yam Tat-wah) during her adolescence. Later, she starts working as an investigative journalist, and stumbles ...

Why Sandra Ng's 12 Golden Ducks isn't about the money
South China Morning Post (subscription) - Feb 16, 2015

Another guest star, Simon Yam Tat-wah, is fitting, as he starred in various gigolo movies in the early 1990s. Ng says that the creative team of 12 Golden Ducks was aware of those older movies, among them Hong Kong Gigolo (1990) and Gigolo and Whore ...

Cold Eyes shows how South Korean producers find inspiration in Hong Kong films
South China Morning Post - Aug 6, 2013

While remakes don't necessarily capitalise on the name recognition of the original - Eye in the Sky, the Hong Kong film, was not even released in South Korea - Cold Eyes contains an unexpected cameo by Simon Yam Tat-wah, who gave a memorable ...

Korean idol Kim Soo-hyun to visit Hong Kong amid tight security
South China Morning Post - Apr 18, 2014

Kim, also a popular singer, spent three months living in Hong Kong while making 2012 crime thriller The Thieves, in which he starred alongside local actor Simon Yam Tat-wah. But it is science-fiction hit My Love from the Star that has sent Kim's ...

Disgust at plan to turn Elisa Lam's water tank death into horror movie
South China Morning Post - Mar 4, 2014

Dr Lamb (1992): Simon Yam Tat-wah plays the title role in this depiction of the life and crimes of Lam Kor-wan, the demented Hong Kong sadist known as the Jars Murderer. Lam picked up his four female victims in his taxi, then strangled and dismembered ...

Film review: Smoke-filled doom in As the Light Goes Out
South China Morning Post - Jan 2, 2014

AS THE LIGHT GOES OUT Starring: Nicholas Tse Ting-fung, Shawn Yue Man-lok, Hu Jun, Simon Yam Tat-wah, Andy On Chi-kit. Director: Derek Kwok Tsz-kin. Category: IIA (Cantonese, English and Putonghua) 2.5 stars. As you might expect from a film about ...

City flavour to film extravaganza
South China Morning Post - Feb 27, 2014

Directed by Fruit Chan Kuo, it stars Wong You-nam, model-turned-actress Janice Man Wing-shan and Simon Yam Tat-wah as passengers on a minibus who arrive in an empty, soulless Tai Po and suffer various misfortunes. That Demon Within, directed by ...

New management team to take over operations of Excelsior Hotel soon
The Star Online - Feb 20, 2014

Among those who had participated in the meaningful event were Alan Tam Wing-lun, Simon Yam Tat-wah, Michael Miu Kiu-wai and Danny Lau Dan, she added. A former front desk employee said they had always strived to provide the best service to their ...

Crime lord returns
Hong Kong Standard - Sep 27, 2012

Casino starred Simon Yam Tat-wah as a character called "Giant," modelled on Wan and a glorification of him and his violent, high-rolling life. A famous anecdote of the making of the movie was Wan shutting off the Macau-Taipa Bridge to all traffic for a ...

Postcard: Seoul
South China Morning Post - Jul 28, 2013

On working with the acclaimed cast, which included Hong Kong stars Simon Yam Tat-wah, Lee Sinje, and Derek Tsang Kwok-cheung, Kim says: "That was my first experience acting in film, and what impressed me more than anything else was the level of ...

Director Derek Kwok's firefighting drama is more about smoke than fire
South China Morning Post - Dec 30, 2013

But with As the Light Goes Out - a HK$100 million production that boasts a star-studded cast including Nicholas Tse Ting-fung, Shawn Yue Man-lok, Andy On Chi-kit, Hu Jun and Simon Yam Tat-wah - Kwok has finally joined the big leagues. The action drama ...

Frightfully entertaining
South China Morning Post - Oct 27, 2013

Leong has spent plenty of time figuring out exactly what frightens us all: producing the neon-drenched slasher antics of Sylvia Chang Ai-chia and Simon Yam Tat-wah in a very Hong Kong - and a very 1980s - He Lives By Night (1982), presenting Jude Law ...

Reel partners
South China Morning Post - Apr 14, 2013

Last summer, The Thieves sold a record-breaking 13 million tickets in South Korea, and part of the appeal was the presence of actors Simon Yam Tat-wah, Derek Tsang Kwok-cheung and Lee Sinje, and even the urban landscapes of Hong Kong and Macau.

Society by James Whittle: Stars find their sole mates
South China Morning Post - Aug 9, 2013

Fashionistas came running when Italian footwear brand Geox unveiled its autumn-winter line on Wednesday. Among the celebrities at the preview at Italian restaurant Domani in Pacific Place were actor Simon Yam Tat-wah, model Janet Ma and her ...

Star-studded 'Thieves' takes different route from 'Ocean'
Korea Times - Jul 11, 2012

All of them have done more than a passable job here, especially veterans Kim Yun-seok, Kim Hye-soo, Simon Yam Tat-Wah and Kim Hae-sook standing out as mastermind Macau Park, his former lover Pepsi, head of the Chinese team Chen and his partner ...

Bitter power struggle as election looms for Wo On Lok triad
South China Morning Post - Feb 23, 2013

Simon Yam Tat-wah in a scene from the triad film Election.In an eerie echo of the storyline of director Johnnie To Kei-fung 's hit 2005 movie Election, about a power struggle at the top of a triad gang, one of the city's most active triad groups - the ...

How Macau's gang war spilled over to Vancouver
South China Morning Post - Feb 27, 2013

Hours later, the hulking Baptista (nicknamed "Rambo") arrested Wan at the Lisboa Hotel as Wan and his cohorts were watching a self-funded movie about his criminal exploits starring Simon Yam Tat-wah as Wan. According to contemporary accounts, the ...

A-Listers Vie for Screen Time in Heist Movie 'The Thieves'
The Chosun Ilbo - Jul 23, 2012

The crooks are played by A-listers including Kim Hae-sook, Kim Yun-seok, Kim Hye-soo, Oh Dal-soo, Lee Jung-jae, Jeon Ji-hyun, Kim Soo-hyun and Simon Yam Tat-Wah from Hong Kong. But they only get to appear on screen for a measly 13 minutes each ...

Keanu Reeves To Commence Martial Arts Training With Yuen Woo Ping For ...
Twitch - Nov 21, 2011

One of the actors Keanu is rumored to have met up with is Hong Kong actor Simon Yam Tat-Wah (IP MAN 1 & 2, ELECTION 1 & 2 and BODYGUARDS AND ASSASSINS). A few months ago, Reeves had disclosed that the film was to include 18 fight scenes ...

Collagen+ Medical Laser Skin Care Centre opens in Causeway Bay
South China Morning Post (subscription) - Oct 8, 2012

Taiwanese television actress Joe Chen Chiau-en flew in from Taipei to officiate at the opening ceremony alongside local actor Simon Yam Tat-wah. While another beauty centre was in the spotlight last week because four customers were in critical ...

Miracles of fate & water
Malaysia Star - Jul 29, 2007

WHEN veteran Hong Kong actor, Simon Yam Tat Wah, walked into the suite of the Mandarin Oriental hotel, Kuala Lumpur, where he and his wife, the supermodel QiQi, were staying; I immediately forgot that he is 52. His physique and energy, I would say, ...

HK super model Sophia Kao becomes mother
China Daily - Dec 30, 2004

Kao's husband, Hong Kong movie star Simon Yam Tat-wah, said they were happy with the family's new member. They said it was a good thing that the child was born just a couple of days before New Year's Day so the three could celebrate together.



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