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Full Name  Kim Young Il
Died  August 12, 2003
Name  Eagle Han-ying
Years active  1977–1997
Occupation  actor

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Born  May 28, 1938 (1938-05-28) Korea

Eagle Han-ying (Korean name known for Kim Young Il and also known as Han Eung outside the Korea) was a Korean and Hong Kong actor and martial artist.



Han made his debut in Lee Man Hui's The Midnight Sun, 3 years later he appeared in Bruceploitation film Return of the Red Tiger and Return of Fist of Fury which gave him more attention and Han gained his role. Han made several films with Godfrey Ho under the name Eagle Han, mostly appearing in villain roles he traveled between Korea and Hong Kong made mostly classic martial art movies. But before he met Godfrey Ho, Han was first known for two Hong Kong films which he worked with Jackie Chan, James Tien and Yen Shi Kwan. Han also made cameo appearance in Jackie Chan`s first directing movie The Fearless Hyena and he is perhaps best known for his role as Nan Qing in Jackie Chan's Dragon Fist.

End of the career and death

After making several films in the 1980s, he eventually retired from acting in 1987. However, in 1992 he made the appearance once again in Walking Towards the Sky the Korean movie and in addition he also made the appearance in 1997 television series Love and War. After Walking Towards the Sky, Han became a monk in Gyeongsang Province after his retirement from filming business. In 2002 he was diagnosed with stomach cancer and died August 12, 2003.


  • The Midnight Sun (1972)
  • Kill the Shogun (1974) extra
  • Return of Red Tiger (1977) as thug leader
  • Young Ja`s Heydays (1977)
  • Wonderman from Shaolin (1977)
  • Duel with the Devils (1977)
  • Gate of Life or Death (1977)
  • Return of Fist of Fury (1977)
  • Manhaunt (1978)
  • The Fist of Hercules (1978)
  • Manhunt (1978)
  • The Fearless Hyena (1979) as one of Unicorn`s man who challenges Yen Chuen Wong
  • Dragon Fist (1979) as Nan Qing
  • Death Duel of Kung Fu (1979) as To Ku Lan
  • Quick Step Mantis (1979)
  • Fist of Hercules (1979)
  • Champ Against Champ (1980) (credited as Charles Han)
  • Fire Lord (1980)
  • Ninja Holocaust (1980)
  • Shaolin Drunken Monkey (1981) as Silver Eagle
  • Hitman in the Hand of Buddha (1981) as Shaolin Monk (cameo)
  • The Shaolin Drunken Monk (1981) as Wong Kin Chung
  • Duel of the Tough (1981)
  • 10 Shaolin Disciples (1981) as Warlord
  • The Snake Strikes Back (1982)
  • Jackie VS Bruce to the Rescue (1982)
  • Revenge of Drunken Master (1982)
  • Incredible Shaolin Thunderkick (1982)
  • Fist of the Golden Monkey (1983)
  • 7-Star Grand Mantis (1983) as white cane beggar
  • Shaolin and Taichi (1983)
  • Sandong Chinese Restaurant (1983)
  • South Shaolin VS North Shaolin (1984) as the big boss
  • Ninja VS Shaolin guards (1984) as Hung Gin
  • Wild Panther (1984)
  • Dragon Against Vampire (1985)
  • Sword of Evil Power (1985)
  • Ninja of the Magnificent (1987)
  • The Meteor Prince from the Milky Way 3 (1988)
  • Marihuana (1988)
  • Milk Chocolate 1950-1990 (1990)
  • Woman in Philopon Addict (1990)
  • The Dark City (1990)
  • Distant Saigon (1990)
  • Walking Towards to the Sky (1992)
  • Back to Even (1992)
  • Christmas Present (1994) as father
  • The Marine Rebelion (1995)
  • Television series

  • Love and War (1995)
  • Happy Time, Masterpiece Theater (2014) (Movie review, achieve footage documentary)
  • Documentary

  • Top Fighters (Documentary, footage from Shaolin Drunk Monk and Dragon Fist)
  • References

    Eagle Han-ying Wikipedia

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