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Chinese name  金漢 (traditional)
Name  Chin Han
Origin  Hong Kong
Pinyin  Jin Han (Mandarin)
Chinese name  金汉 (simplified)

Birth name  Bi Jen-hsu (畢仁序)Bi Renxu (pinyin)Bat Jan-zeoi (jyutping)
Born  4 December 1938 (age 77)Weihai Wei, Shandong, China (1938-12-04)
Other name(s)  King HanKam HonKien HanRonald Bi

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Ronald Bi Jen-hsu (born 4 December 1938), known by his stage name Chin Han, is a retired Hong Kong actor, director, screenwriter and producer born in mainland China. He has appeared in over 50 Mandarin-language films in Hong Kong and Taiwan, many of them produced by the Shaw Brothers Studio in the 1960s and the 1970s.

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Personal life

Born in Weihai, Republic of China, Bi Jen-hsu moved to Hong Kong as a small child during the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong. After finishing from New Method College, his first career was in a hong. In 1961, he entered Shaw Brothers Studio, working as a script supervisor for director Yueh Feng. In 1964, he rose to fame when Yueh Feng cast him in a major Huangmei opera film Lady General Hua Mu-lan, opposite superstar Ivy Ling Po.

In 1966, Chin Han married Ivy Ling Po. They moved to Taiwan in 1973 where they continued to work in the film industry until immigrating to Canada in the late 1980s. After retirement, they made guest appearances in their son Kenneth Bi's directorial debut Rice Rhapsody (2004).

Film

As actor
As director
  • 1965: Three Beautiful Blind Female Spies (艷諜三盲女)
  • 1966: Three Beautiful Blind Female Spies 2 (盲女地下司令)
  • 1966: Three Beautiful Blind Female Spies 3 (盲女大逃亡)
  • 1966: The In-law Marriage (親姆娶親家)
  • 1967: The Other Day's Typhoon (颱風雨彼日)
  • 1976: Crossroad (十字路口) – also actor, writer and producer
  • 1978: Dream of the Red Chamber (新紅樓夢) – also writer (opera film)
  • 1980: The Imperious Princess (金枝玉葉) – also co-producer (opera film)
  • As writer
  • 1967: The Three Desperate Drunks (賭命三醉客)
  • 1976: Crossroad (十字路口) – also actor, director and producer
  • 1978: Dream of the Red Chamber (新紅樓夢) – also writer (opera film)
  • As producer
  • 1976: Crossroad (十字路口) – also actor, director and writer
  • 1980: The Imperious Princess (金枝玉葉) – also director (opera film)
  • References

    Chin Han (actor, born 1938) Wikipedia