Lung was born August 3rd, 1946 in Hong Kong and began
studying Wing Chun under Master Chu Wan. In 1969 at the
age of 23 he appeared with Jimmy Wang Yu in Chang Cheh's
Return of the One Armed Swordsman for Shaw Bros.
Studios. The studio saw potential in the earnest young
man and trained him in the arts of swordplay, acting and
The investment paid off, as Lung's
relationship with Shaw Bros. remained fruitful for many
years to come. Lung went on to become one of Shaw Bros.
top Kung Fu stars alongside frequent co-star David Chiang
in many of Chang Cheh's epic films, including Blood
Brothers and Five Masters of Death. After the
demise of Shaw Studios, Ti Lung made a few films in Tawain
and then returned to Hong Kong in the eighties with John
Woo's A Better Tomorrow.
Ti Lung has a reputation
for being very serious and is one of the most respected
actors working in Hong Kong today. His most recent accomplishment
is winning the Best Supporting Actor Award at the 2000
Hong Kong Film Awards for his role in 1999's The Kid, starring Leslie Cheung and directed by Jacob Cheung Chi-Leung.
Ti has been married to wife To Man-Ming for many years,
and has a son named Shaun Tam Jun-Yin who is currently
attempting to start an acting career in Taiwan. (Magicvoice