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A superstar of the movie and music scenes in Asia, Andy Lau was born Sept. 27, 1961, in Tai Po, Hong Kong. He enrolled in the Television Broadcast Limited Artist Training Program in 1981 and went on to star in 15 successful Hong Kong TV series.

Lau's prolific film career began with 1981's Shanghai 13. Among Lau's 115-plus hits are Infernal Affairs, A World Without Thieves, Blood Brothers and The Magic Kitchen. In 2004, Lau played Leo in the internationally acclaimed House of Flying Daggers.

In addition to his many film credits, Lau is considered one of the "Four Heavenly Kings" of Hong Kong pop singers, along with Leon Lai, Jacky Cheung and Aaron Kwok. He won a 1998 MTV Movie Award as the "Most Multi-Talented Artiste in Asia," one of his record-breaking 292 music awards.

Andy Lau in The Great Wall

The Great Wall

2017 PG-13

Set in 15th-century China, this epic tale follows a pair of traveling British warriors who discover that the Great Wall being erected isn't to keep out the Mongols: It's to repel a horde of rampaging supernatural creatures.

  • Andy Lau in Detective Dee & Mystery of Phantom Flame Detective Dee & Mystery of Phantom Flame
  • Andy Lau in Infernal Affairs Infernal Affairs
  • Andy Lau in House of Flying Daggers House of Flying Daggers
  • Andy Lau in Shaolin Shaolin
  • Andy Lau in Cold War Cold War
  • Andy Lau in Days of Being Wild Days of Being Wild
  • Andy Lau in A World Without Thieves A World Without Thieves
  • Andy Lau in Three Kingdoms Three Kingdoms
  • Andy Lau in Rich and Famous Rich and Famous
  • Andy Lau in Fulltime Killer Fulltime Killer
  • Andy Lau in Running on Karma Running on Karma
  • Andy Lau in Infernal Affairs 3 Infernal Affairs 3
  • Andy Lau in The Warlords The Warlords
  • Andy Lau in As Tears Go By As Tears Go By
  • Andy Lau in First Time Is the Last Time First Time Is the Last Time
  • Andy Lau in The Truth: Final Episode The Truth: Final Episode
  • Andy Lau in Long Arm of the Law 3 Long Arm of the Law 3
  • Andy Lau in Zodiac Killer Zodiac Killer
  • Andy Lau in The Last Blood The Last Blood
  • Andy Lau in Dance with Dragon Dance with Dragon
  • Andy Lau in Casino Raiders II Casino Raiders II
  • Andy Lau in Return to a Better Tomorrow Return to a Better Tomorrow
  • Andy Lau in The Duel The Duel
  • Andy Lau in Condor Hero Condor Hero
  • Andy Lau in Love on a Diet Love on a Diet
  • Andy Lau in The Shoe Fairy The Shoe Fairy
  • Andy Lau in Battle of the Warriors Battle of the Warriors
  • Andy Lau in A Simple Life A Simple Life
  • Andy Lau in Firestorm Firestorm