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Paul Chun
Hong Kong actor

Paul Chun

Paul Chun
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Quick Facts

Intro Hong Kong actor
A.K.A. Qin Pei
Is Actor Television actor
From China
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 17 May 1945, Shanghai, People's Republic of China
Age 77 years
Star sign Taurus
Family
Mother: Hong Wei
Siblings: David ChiangDerek Yee
Children: Chiang Man KitLesley Chiang
Education
Wah Yan College, Hong Kong
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Biography

Paul Chun (Chinese: 秦沛; pinyin: Qín Pèi; born 26 June 1945) is a Hong Kong actor. He has appeared in more than 130 films and television series since 1949. In 1966, he appeared in The Sand Pebbles, an American film produced and directed by Robert Wise.

Early life

He was born as Chiang Chang-nien (Chinese: 姜昌年; pinyin: Jiāng Chāngnián) in Shanghai, China in June 26, 1945. His father was Yan Fa (严化). His mother was Hung Wei (红薇). Both of his parents were renowned actors.

He is the older brother of actor David Chiang and older half-brother of actor/ director Derek Yee Tung-Shing. His son Benji Chiang and his daughter Lesley Chiang are duo in the pop group "Benji and Lesley".

Family

  • Father: Yan Fa (嚴化)
  • Mother: Hung Wei (紅薇)
  • Brother: David Chiang, Derek Yee (half brother)
  • Sister: Yim Wai (嚴慧)
  • Ex-Wife: Thelma Leung (梁盛子)
  • Children: Benji Chiang (姜文杰), Lesley Chiang (姜麗文)

Career

In 1949, at age three, Chun started his acting career as a child-actor. From 1949 to 1954, Chun appeared in many films such as Chun lei (1949) directed by Li Pingqian and Dang fu xin (1949) directed by Feng Yueh (aka Griffin Yueh Feng) .

In 1966, Chun (credited as Paul Chinpae) appeared as Cho-jen in The Sand Pebbles (1966), an American film produced and directed by Robert Wise. In The Sand Pebbles, Chun was a young militant student killed by Machinist's Mate 1st Class Jake Holman (played by Steve McQueen).

Chun has continuously acted for over 60 years. He is highly respected by many actors of his generation and also regarded as one of the greatest actors in Hong Kong of all time.

In 2010, Chun was the director with Cheyton Jain as co-director in The Chair, the Box, and the Broom (2010), a short film. In 2011, Chun was the director of Earth (2011), an animation short film about a giant robot shooting at some buildings.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 05 Apr 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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