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Ringo Lam

Director

Born - 8 December 1954, Hong Kong, UK (now China)
Died - 29 December 2018

Spindly, long-necked, dynamic director of Hong Kong action films, with the occasional foray into Hollywood. Quickly into his stride as one of the foremost and most influential far eastern 'action auteurs', Lam, born Lin Lingdong, made, among others, Esprit d'Amour (1983), Cupid One (1985), City on Fire (1987, and three sequels/spin-offs), Touch and Go (1991), Twin Dragons (1992), The Adventurers (1994), Maximum Risk (1996), Full Alert (1997), Victim (1999), Replicant (2001), In Hell (2003), The Iron Triangle (2007), Wild City (2014) and Sky on Fire (2016), his last. He died from a suspected heart attack in his sleep.