Chow Yun-fat (born May 18, 1955) is an actor and a native of Hong Kong. He came to that attention of Eastern audiences for his role in Heroic Bloodshed movies by director John Woo. He came to the attention of Western audiences after his role in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.
He frequently played honorable badasses and tragic heroes in Asia, but is unfortunately typecast into stereotypically "Asian" roles in Hollywood films.
- The Head Hunter - Nguyen Dich (Andy)
- The Seventh Curse - Wisely
- A Better Tomorrow - Mark Gor (Star-Making Role)
- A Better Tomorrow 2 - Ken Gor
- A Better Tomorrow 3: Love and Death in Saigon - Mark Gor
- City on Fire - Ko Chow
- Prison On Fire - 41671 / Chung Tin Ching
- Tiger On The Beat - Sergeant Francis Li
- The Killer - Ah Jong (Jeffery)
- Once A Thief - Red Bean Pudding (Joe)
- Full Contact - Gou Fei (Jeff)
- Hard Boiled - Inspector Tequila Yuen
- The Replacement Killers - John Lee
- The Corruptor - Nick Chen
- Anna and the King - King Mongkut
- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - Li Mu Bai
- Bullet Proof Monk - "Nameless"
- Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End - Captain Sao Feng
- Dragonball Evolution - Master Roshi
- John Woo Presents Stranglehold - Inspector Tequila Yuen
- Curse of the Golden Flower - Emperor Ping