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12 December 1918 Jiangsu Province, China (

Film director, screenwriter, actor

January 20, 1996, Hong Kong

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Lo Wei (sometimes spelled Lo Wai, 12 December 1918 – 20 January 1996) was a Hong Kong film director and film actor best known for launching the martial arts film careers of both Bruce Lee, in The Big Boss and Fist of Fury, and Jackie Chan, in New Fist of Fury.


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After Lee's death it was Lo who gave Jackie Chan his first shot at the big time as part of the wave of Bruceploitation. Lo is said to have been linked with Chinese organized crime, the Triads.

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Lo ran the production company "Lo Wei Motion Picture Company". which operated until 1977-78 due to heavy cost-cutting measures as a result of Jackie Chan signing a deal with Golden Harvest.

Lo died of heart failure on 20 January 1996.

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  • Brothers Five (1970)
  • The Big Boss (1971)
  • Vengeance of a Snow Girl (1971)
  • Fist of Fury (1972)
  • The Black Tavern (1972)
  • A Man Called Tiger (1973)
  • Kung Fu Girl (1973)
  • Naughty, Naughty (1974 film)
  • Shaolin Wooden Men (1976)
  • New Fist of Fury (1976)
  • The Killer Meteors (1976)
  • Snake & Crane Arts of Shaolin (1977)
  • To Kill with Intrigue (1977)
  • Spiritual Kung Fu (1978)
  • Dragon Fist (1979)
  • Fearless Hyena Part II (1983)
  • References

    Lo Wei Wikipedia

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