John Chiang, Jr.
Hua Yen, Wei Hong
| 秦沛 (simplified)|
| 17 May 1945 (age 70)
Shanghai, China (1945-05-17) |
David Chiang, Derek Yee, Yim Wai
Benji Chiang, Lesley Chiang
Witness Insecurity, A Simple Life, At the Threshold of an Era, The Silver Chamber of Sorrows, All for the Winner
David Chiang, Derek Yee, Benji Chiang, Tsui Hark, Sammo Hung
Paul Chun Wikipedia
Paul Chun Pui (秦沛/姜昌年) (born 26 June 1945) is a Shanghai-born Chinese actor in Hong Kong who has appeared in over 130 films and TV series. Chun appeared in Cantonese cinema and Taiwanese film industry. In foreign film, he appeared in The Sand Pebbles (1966), an American film produced and directed by Robert Wise.
On June 26, 1945 Chun was born as Chiang Ch`ang-Nien in Shanghai, China. His father was Yan Fa. His mother was Hong Wei. Both of his parents were renowned actors.
He is the older brother of actor David Chiang and older half-brother of actor/ director Derek Yee Tung-Shing. His son Benji Chiang and his daughter Lesley Chiang are duo in the pop group "Benji and Lesley".Father: Yan Fa (嚴化)
Mother: Hong Wei (紅薇)
Brother: David Chiang (姜大衛), Derek Yee (爾冬陞) half brother
Sister: Yim Wai (嚴慧)
Children: Benji Chiang (姜文杰), Lesley Chiang (姜麗文)
In 1949, at age three, Chun started his acting career as a child-actor. From 1949 to 1954, Chun appeared in many films such as Chun lei (1949) directed by Pingqian Li and Dang fu xin (1949) directed by Feng Yueh (aka Griffin Yueh Feng) .
In 1966, Chun (credited as Paul Chinpae) appeared as Cho-jen in The Sand Pebbles (1966), an American film produced and directed by Robert Wise. In The Sand Pebbles (1966), Chun was a young militant student killed by Machinist's Mate 1st Class Jake Holman (played by Steve McQueen).
Chun has continuously acted for over 60 years. He is highly respected by many actors of his generation and also regarded as one of the greatest actors in Hong Kong of all time.
In 2010, Chun was the director with Cheyton Jain as co-director in The Chair, the Box, and the Broom (2010), a short film. In 2011, Chun was the director of Earth (2011), an animation short film about a giant robot shooting at some buildings.