Before Jet Li, this actor played Wong Fei-hung in 80 films and made the martial arts legend a household name

//Before Jet Li, this actor played Wong Fei-hung in 80 films and made the martial arts legend a household name

Before Jet Li, this actor played Wong Fei-hung in 80 films and made the martial arts legend a household name

Most film fans today tend to associate Jet Li Lianjie with legendary martial artist Wong Fei-hung, after Li’s career-defining performances as the real-life character in the works of Tsui Hark during the 1990s. But to earlier generations, martial arts expert and actor Kwan Tak-hing, who died in 1996, is the embodiment of Wong Fei-hung.Kwan – who reportedly looked like Wong and shared his serene disposition – portrayed him in around 80 films, and the actor became so synonymous with the character…

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