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Tony Leung Ka-fai (梁家辉, Hanyu Pinyin: Liang Jiahui; born 1958) is an actor from Hong Kong who made his name during the heyday of the Hong Kong film industry.

He made his film debut in Burning Of The Imperial Palace in 1983 as the Xianfeng Emperor, a role he would play again that same year in Reign Behind A Curtain. Most active in the '90s, he has become known for his work in a variety of genres like the romantic drama The Lover, the martial arts fantasy The Myth, and the crime thriller Triad Election.

Not to be confused with fellow Hong Kong actor Tony Leung Chiu-wai, whom he has co-starred with on multiple occasions; Leung Ka-fai is often given the moniker "Big Tony" (due to being taller and older) and Leung Chiu-wai "Little Tony" to differentiate them.


Tropes in his works:

  • Fake Nationality: He's from Hong Kong and played a Japanese man in The Christ of Nanjing.
  • Historical Domain Character: He's played historical Chinese emperors (his debut roles), princes (Lover of the Last Empress), and political figures (Center Stage, Bodyguards and Assassins).