Lam Ching-ying

Martial Artist, Film actor

1952 – 1997

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Who was Lam Ching-ying?

Lam Ching Ying was a Hong Kong stuntman, actor, film producer, action director and director. A physically talented and graceful martial artist, Lam was best known for playing the stoic Taoist priest in Mr. Vampire. He had a reputation for being disciplined, headstrong, restrained, and self-willed. As an actor, action choreographer, martial artist, and teacher he touched many people with his candor and uncompromising professionalism. He left behind a lasting cinematic legacy, which can be enjoyed and respected by generations all over the world. Lam died in 1997 of liver cancer.

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Born
Dec 27, 1952
Hong Kong
Also known as
  • Lam Gun Bo
  • Cheng-Ying Lam
  • Ching Ying Lam
  • Ching-Ying Lam
  • Lín Zhèngyĩng
  • Lím Gẽnbǎo
  • Lam4 Gan1bou2
Spouses
Nationality
  • China
Profession
Died
Nov 8, 1997
Hong Kong

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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