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Simon Lui Yu-Yeung
雷宇s揚
- actor - writer - producer -
Simon Lui in Raped by an Angel 3 (1998) Simon Lui in All's Well, Ends Well '97 (1997) Simon Lui in The Cheaters (2001)
Biography:
 

Simon Lui Yu-Yeung is trying to take over Hong Kong... well their entertainment industry anyways. Born in Hong Kong on July 8th, 1964, Lui spent time overseas in North America before returning home and becoming a DJ and an actor at TVB. He started acting in movies in 1991 and has been gradually spreading his creative tentacles ever since, composing music, writing scripts and starting his own production company, Buddy Film Creative Workshop Limited, in 2000.

All told, Lui has been in nearly 100 films (20 in just 1999), most of them low budget, forgettable fare. Some notable entries in his filmography are Play with Strangers (2000), Headlines (2001) and a documentary called How to Get Rich by Fung Shui (1998). Some of the films in which Lui acted and co-wrote are Killer (2000), Paramount Motel (2000), and Esprit D’Amour (2001). He also shared co-writing credits on The Replacement Suspects (2001), though the film was largely a rip-off of the American thriller Albino Alligator (1996).

Without a doubt, Lui has been a major player in the recent resurgence of Hong Kong horror films. He has come to be known as the Ghost King, thanks in large part to appearances in 11 of the 17 (and counting) Troublesome Night films. Appearing in numerous horror films, and penning a number of ghost novels, have made Lui as as identifiable with the supernatural as Helena Law Lan. (Yinique 2003)

selected filmography
(actor unless otherwise noted)
Easy Money (1991)
Hero Of The Beggars (1992)
The Sting (1992)
Always On My Mind (1993)
Give and Take (1994)
Oh! My Three Guys (1994)
Infatuation (1995)
Banana Club (1996)
Wild (1996)
Street of Fury (1996)
War of the Underworld (1996)
Mr. Mumble (1996)
24 Hour Ghost Story (1997)
The Wedding Days (1997)
Troublesome Night (1997)
Lawyer, Lawyer (1997)
97 Aces Go Places (1997)
Troublesome Night 2 (1997)
Love Cruise (1997)
Troublesome Night 3 (1998)
Ninth Happiness (1998)
Young and Dangerous 5 (1998)[cameo]
F***/Off (1998)
The Professionals (1998)
The Group (1998)
Ballistic Kiss (1998)
The Extra (1998)
How to Get Rich by Fung Shui (1998)
Step into the Dark (1998)
The Three Lusketeers (1998)
Tricky King (1998)
Raped by An Angel 3 (1998)
Magnificent Team (1998)
Love in the River (1998)
Troublesome Night 4 (1998)
Big Spender (1999)
The Doctor in Spite of Himself (1999)
Fourteen Days Before Suicide (1999)
Gigolo of Chinese Hollywood (1999)
Hong Kong Spice Gals (1999)
Horoscope 1: The Voice from Hell (1999)
Viagara Madness (1999)
Never Compromise (1999)
Wan Chai Express (1999)
X Imp (1999)
The Young Ones (1999)
The Rules of the Game (1999)
The Truth about Jane and Sam (1999)
Troublesome Night 5 (1999)
Killing Maze (1999)
A Lamb in Despair (1999)
Last Ghost Standing (1999)
Sunshine Cops (1999)
Troublesome Night 6 (1999)
Ungrateful Tink (1999)
Super Car Criminals (2000)
Sworn Revenge (2000)
Paramount Motel (2000)[also writer]
Killer (2000)[also writer]
Hong Kong Pie (2000)
Play with Strangers (2000)
Man Wanted 3 (2000)
Money Laundry (2000)
Prostitute Killer (2000)
Troublesome Night 7 (2000)
Treasure Hunter (2000)
Untouchable Maniac (2000)
Undercover Blues (2000)[also writer]
Headlines (2001)
Esprit D'Amour (2001)[also writer]
The Cheaters (2001)
The Replacement Suspects (2001)[also writer]
Troublesome Night 8 (2001)
Hero of City (2001)
Troublesome Night 9 (2001)
Tough Cop Inside (2001)
Nightmares in Precinct 7 (2001)[also writer]
Killing End (2001)[also writer]
Happy Family (2002)
Troublesome Night 16 (2002)
Sleeping with the Dead (2002)[also writer/producer]
Heartbreak Motel (2002)
The Wall (2002)[also writer]
Troublesome Night 17 (2002)
Hidden Enforcers (2002)
Hooker's World (2002)[V]
Nine Girls and a Ghost (2002)[writer/producer only]
Seamy Side of Life II - Crying Stars (2003)
Troublesome Night 18 (2003)[V]
ICQ Ghost (2003)
Feel 100% 2003 (2003)[writer/producer only]
Get the Murderer (2003)[V]
I want to get married (2003)
Troublesome Night 19 (2003)
Drug Baron (2004)
Herbal Tea (2004)[also writer/producer]
Super Model (2004)
Escape from Hong Kong Island (2004)[writer/director only]
The Fantastic Water Babes (2010)
Virtual Recall (2010)
Choy Lee Fut Kung Fu (2011)
Vulgaria (2012)
Young and Dangerous: Reloaded (2013)
SDU: Sex Duties Unit (2013)
Paris Holiday (2015)
Knock Knock! Who's There? (2015)
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