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Jimmy Wang Yu

Actor

Born - 28 March 1943, Wuxi, China
Died - 5 April 2022

Impassive Chinese-born actor who made close to 100 films, nearly all of them martial arts thrillers. At one time known as the Asian Steve McQueen, his credits include The Twin Swords (1965), Tiger Boy (1966), The One-Armed Swordsman (1967), Zatoichi and the One-Armed Swordsman (1970), Blood of the Dragon (1971), A Man Called Tiger (1973), The Man from Hong Kong (1975), Master of the Flying Guillotine (1976), Return of the Chinese Boxer (1977), Brotherly Love (1978), Fantasy Mission Force (1982), Shanghai 13 (1984), Thundering Ninja (1987), The Prisoner (1990), Shogun and Little Kitchen (1992), Drug Connection (1993), Dragon (2010), Let's Go! (2011), The Guillotines (2012) and (winning awards for) Soul (2013), his last.