Hong Kong actor, singer-songwriter and film producer
Andy Lau Tak-wah BBS MH JP (born 27 September 1961) is a Hong Kong actor, singer-songwriter and film producer. He has been one of Hong Kong's most commercially successful film actors since the mid-1980s, performing in more than 160 films while maintaining a successful singing career at the same time. In the 1990s, Lau was branded by the media as one of the Four Heavenly Kings of Cantopop and was named as "Fourth Tiger" among the Five Tiger Generals of TVB during the 1980s. In the Philippines, he was previously given the screen name Ricky Chan.
Lau entered into the Guinness World Records for the "Most Awards Won by a Cantopop Male Artist". By April 2000, he had already won an unprecedented total of 292 awards. Lau also holds numerous film acting awards, having won the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actor three times and the Golden Horse Award for Best Leading Actor twice. In 2005, Lau received the "No.1 Box office Actor 1985–2005" award of Hong Kong, yielding a box office total of HK$1,733,275,816 for shooting 108 films in the past 20 years, and in 2007, he received the "Nielsen Box Office Star of Asia" award by the Nielsen Company (ACNielsen). On 25 June 2018, Lau was invited to be a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The more you do, the more experience you have and the next time it will be easier to choose the right thing.
Don't wait. If it's not right, move on.
Before you do anything, you need to know if it's right or wrong.
You know, if I tell the press that I like long blonde hair, the next day there will be girls with long hair wigs outside waiting for me.
When you feel like this isn't your business, get out of the business.
Unfortunately, I don't have much free time
I am classified as an idol in Hong Kong and in Asia.
For example, in Malay, there are pronunciations that are similar to Chinese.
Wong Kar Wai is a very intense character, very personable, and I believe in general he does not like and he would not want his actors to show their true looks and their true personality on screen.
Now I do bowling, golf, and tennis. I want to be a good bowler.
Actually, I look the same in real life as I do in the movies.
I would like to do some musicals.
If I was born again, I would be able to do any sport because I would have time to learn.
I start by using Chinese and many of the sounds of other languages are similar.
I became producer so that I could work with persons like him and to rock the world of Hong Kong Cinema a bit.
There are many kinds of movies in Hong Kong. Some are commercial and others are more artistic.