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Philip Chan

Philip Chan
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Nationalité Chine
Naissance 25 janvier 1945 (77 ans)

Philip Chan Yan-kin (born 25 January 1945) is a Hong Kong actor, film director, producer, screenwriter and music composer of Taishan area origin.

He worked as a Royal Hong Kong Police Force police inspector before entering the entertainment industry. His most memorable moment as a police inspector was during a press conference he held with members of Hong Kong's press at the scene of the 1974 Po Sang Bank robbery, which was one of the biggest bank robbery cases up until then in Hong Kong history. He resigned as a Superintendent of Police in 1976 to join Bang Bang Films as a Producer and simultaneously headed its Advertising Department, marketing the then very popular jeans and apparel brand-name in Hong Kong.

Chan first made his popularity in the then British Colony of Hong Kong by being the lead vocalist for the first all-Chinese college pop group, "The Astro-Notes" (taken after the Astronauts representing the US and the Sputniks representing the USSR during the space race in the early 60s. He became a household name when he joined the Royal Hong Kong Police in 1965 by displaying courage and leadership in solving several sensational, major crime cases in the British Colony, including the first ever armed bank robbery in 1974 in which 11 hostages were held at ransom. He was nicknamed the "Singing Inspector" when he wrote the lyrics and went on TV to promote road safety for school children. His success in police work earned him a quick promotion to Superintendent of Police in 1975.

In 1976, he was invited by actress Josephine Siu (Siu Fong Fong) and director Pochi Leung to write a police screenplay involving heroin trafficking between Amsterdam and Hong Kong, "Jumping Ash". The upbeat detective movie hit an instant box-office success in 1976, grossing one million dollars in three days and caused the young policeman to consider pursuing his greatest love of his life, films and music. . He resigned from public service to head the film production department and marketing department for Bang Bang Group, which was then the most successful jeans company in Hong Kong. He also took the helm in producing two popular youth programs on Hong Kong Television Broadcasting Limited and the then Rediffusion Television respectively to promote Bang Bang Fashion. He went on to become a renowned actor, script-writer, director and producer, with 14 films under his direction from 1976 to 1990. He is the Honorable Lifetime Chairman of the Hong Kong Film Director's Guild and an Honorable committee member of the Hong Kong Performing Artistes Guild. He was also one of the principal emcees in Hong Kong's leading television station, Hong Kong Television Broadcasting Limited (TVB) for over 15 years.

Intending to strengthen his skills in Management and Marketing, he spent less and less time in acting and producing and eventually became a fully fledged executive working for several commercial conglomerates in Hong Kong:-

1980s general manager, Capital Artist Company (華星娛樂唱片公司) – creating numerous hits and propelling a string of singers into super stardom, including Aaron Kwok (郭富城), Sammi Cheng (鄭秀文), Andy Hui (許志安), Edmond Leung (梁漢文) and Coco Lee (李玟).
1990s managing director, Metro Broadcasts Limited (香港新城電臺) – Hong Kong’s youngest radio station, owned by business tycoon Li Ka Shing was running on loss for five consecutive years since it opened. It was during this time that he produced numerous stage award shows and events that gave Metro Broadcast the success and increase in revenue that was long overdue. In three years he turned the business around.
Late 1990s until early 2000, chief operating officer, Star East Group (東方魅力集團) – a stars/celebrities owned company engaged in the running of themed restaurants (including the then very successful Planet Hollywood). Philip was involved in the opening of the Star East Entertainment complexes in Hong Kong, Guangzhou and the driver of the franchised project in Chengdu. The Group has been sold to another listed company in 2002.
Since 2000 Proprietor and chief operating officer, Endless Idea Management Limited – A promoter of concerts and event marketing in Hong Kong. Apart from supplying Hong Kong stars’ performances and concerts to Mainland China, Singapore, Malaysia and Atlantic City, he also produced the very popular Winter Wonderland in Tsuen Wan for Sino Properties and the same show was, by demand, produced in Donguan, China.
2003–2005 He was the chief executive officer, Mandarin Films (東方電影).
2005–2007 chief operating officer, Emperor Motion Pictures (英皇電影). Once again he became a front-line filmmaker with the opening up of the China market. He simultaneously headed the Emperor Films/Shanghai Film Group joint-venture, the SFG Emperor Film Company(上映英皇电影有限公司)in Shanghai. During this period he produced two films, “Home Run” (回家的路)and the comedy ”The Fantastic Water babes”(出水芙蓉).
Chan has established himself as a successful all rounder in the television, film, radio and entertainment industries in Hong Kong. He is conversant with management as well as operational work. His solid human network in these fields is his greatest asset as a project leader. Since 1999 he started his penetration into the entertainment market of Mainland China in the fields of television production (the starting up of the Lucky Paid TV Channel in Shanghai), film production (for Emperor Films in the movie "Home Run" and its subsequent distribution. He acted as a consultant for the Canadian independent horror film “Walking the Dead” which was shot on location in Heibei, Northern China in 2009.

His other valuable asset lies in his 32 years as one of Hong Kong’s top masters of ceremony and show host. His unique style is the result of his congenial style and personality, his energy and humour. From grand TV appearances on “The Return Of Hong Kong’s Sovereignty to China” to the annual main Hong Kong beauty pageant “The Miss Hong Kong Pageant”, from the “Eastern China Flood Relief Charity Gala” at the People’s Hall in Beijing to “Miss Playboy International”, he never fails to host and entertain in good humour and good-taste.

As a manager he has an all round experience in radio, films and event planning and management. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of Endless Idea Management (Hong Kong) Limited and Fantasia Entertainment Production Group (Macao) Company Limited. These companies engage in event planning and production for major Casinos and Hotels in Macao and Mainland China. He has also formed a new film company, Good Earth Films, to consult and produce for overseas and Chinese film companies in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Chan is the CEO of Endless Idea Management (Hong Kong) Limited and Endless Idea Management (International) Limited, companies which he founded in the 1990s. The two companies engage in the work of artists agent, variety event production, event management and film production consultancy. He is also the CEO of Grand Olympia Films (Hong Kong) Limited. He heads the development of several films to be jointly produced by Mainland China and Hong Kong film companies. One of these films, The Tiger and I, is under pre-production and is due for principal photography in October 2014.

Ses meilleurs films

Double Impact (1991)

Le plus souvent avec

Philip Chan
Philip Chan
(18 films)
Sammo Hung
Sammo Hung
(9 films)
Michael Hui
Michael Hui
(5 films)
John Shum
John Shum
(9 films)
Eric Tsang
Eric Tsang
(6 films)
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Filmographie de Philip Chan (33 films)

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Love on Delivery, 1h40
Réalisé par Stephen Chow, Lee Lik-chi
Genres Comédie, Action
Acteurs Stephen Chow, Christy Chung, Ng Man-tat, Jacky Cheung, Philip Chan, Joe Cheng
Note67% 3.396183.396183.396183.396183.39618
Ang Ho-Kam, un livreur faible et gentil, tombe amoureux de la fille de ses rêves et se bat avec un garçon Bully.
Fight Back To School 3, 1h29
Réalisé par Wong Jing
Origine Hong kong
Genres Comédie, Action, Policier
Acteurs Stephen Chow, Sharla Cheung, Anita Mui, Anthony Wong, Natalis Chan, Kathy Chow
Rôle Officer Chan
Note62% 3.102053.102053.102053.102053.10205
Star Chow reprend du service pour enquêter cette fois sur des meurtres suspects dans lesquels Judy serait mêlée...
The Mad Monk, 1h29
Réalisé par Johnnie To, Ching Siu-tung
Origine Hong kong
Genres Comédie, Action
Thèmes Magie, Religion
Acteurs Stephen Chow, Maggie Cheung, Anthony Wong, Kirk Wong, Ng Man-tat, Wong Yat-fei
Rôle God No. 2
Note61% 3.096333.096333.096333.096333.09633
Une divinité bienveillante redescend sur Terre changer la vie d'un mendiant, d'une prostituée et d'un assassin.
Police Story 3 : Supercop, 1h35
Réalisé par Stanley Tong
Origine Hong kong
Genres Thriller, Comédie, Comédie policière, Kung-fu, Action, Policier, Wuxiapian
Thèmes Sport, Arts martiaux
Acteurs Jackie Chan, Michelle Yeoh, Maggie Cheung, Yuen Wah, Kenneth Tsang Wing Kong, Bill Tung
Rôle Insp. Y.K. Chen
Note68% 3.448553.448553.448553.448553.44855
L'Inspecteur « Kevin » Chan Ka Kui de la police Hong Kongaise doit faire équipe avec Jessica Yang, officier de l'armée chinoise, pour lutter un syndicat du crime et le trafiquant de drogue Chaibat...
À toute épreuve, 2h6
Réalisé par John Woo
Origine Hong kong
Genres Thriller, Action, Policier
Thèmes Sport, Arts martiaux, Gangsters
Acteurs Chow Yun-fat, Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Philip Chan, Teresa Mo, John Woo, Philip Kwok
Rôle Supt. Pang
Note76% 3.849123.849123.849123.849123.84912
Dans les années 1990 à Hong-Kong, le policier Tequila enquête sur des trafiquants d'armes. Lors d'une transaction portant sur la vente de trois armes à feu, Tequila intervient avec un coéquipier. Une fusillade s'engage, le coéquipier et tous les trafiquants sont tués.
Shen suan
Shen suan (1992)

Réalisé par Michael Hui
Origine Hong kong
Genres Comédie
Acteurs Michael Hui, Leon Lai, Ricky Hui, Winnie Lau, Dayo Wong, Philip Chan
Rôle David Ho
Note62% 3.1447153.1447153.1447153.1447153.144715
Hui Wai Kuk (Michael Hui) tells people's fortunes by feeling their bones. In reality, he is a scam who is able to read minds of others because he has gathered information about them in advance; he is able to make a lot of money. The wife of Commissioner David Ho (Philip Chan) of the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) is suspicious that her husband is cheating on her. Hui tells Mrs. Ho the name of the mistress. She then scolds Ho in his office.
Double Dragon, 1h40
Réalisé par Tsui Hark, Ringo Lam
Origine Hong kong
Genres Comédie, Action, Wuxiapian
Thèmes La famille, Sport, Arts martiaux, Kung-fu
Acteurs Jackie Chan, Maggie Cheung, Nina Li Chi, Teddy Robin, Philip Chan, Philip Chan
Rôle Hotel Manager Chen
Note64% 3.2020453.2020453.2020453.2020453.202045
Deux frères jumeaux sont séparés à la naissance. Le premier devient une petite frappe dans la ville de Hong Kong, tandis que le second est un grand chef d'orchestre. Lorsque Boomer, le premier, commence à avoir des ennuis, le second se rend à Hong Kong pour un concert, et c'est le début d'une série de quiproquos sans fin…
The Banquet, 1h37
Réalisé par Tsui Hark, Clifton Ko, Joe Cheung, Alfred Cheung
Origine Hong kong
Genres Comédie
Acteurs Eric Tsang, Carol Cheng, Sammo Hung, John Shum, Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Tony Leung Ka-fai
Rôle Policier
Note58% 2.902972.902972.902972.902972.90297
Le promoteur immobilier Tsang Siu-chi (Eric Tsang) et son agent (Jacky Cheung) achètent deux propriétés sur un groupe de quatre, tandis que le promoteur concurrent, Boss Hung (Sammo Hung) acquiert les deux autres propriétés. Tous deux visent à s'emparer des quatre afin de pouvoir les détruire et construire des hôtels.
Double Impact, 1h47
Réalisé par Sheldon Lettich
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Drame, Thriller, Art martial, Action, Aventure, Policier, Wuxiapian
Thèmes Sport, Arts martiaux
Acteurs Jean-Claude Van Damme, Geoffrey Lewis, Alan Scarfe, Philip Chan, Bolo Yeung, Philip Chan
Rôle Raymond Zhang
Note56% 2.804332.804332.804332.804332.80433
Hong Kong, 1966. Paul Wagner, un industriel, est assassiné ainsi que sa femme par la mafia chinoise. Leurs deux fils, Chad et Alex, des jumeaux seulement âgés de quelques mois, échappent au massacre et sont séparés. 25 ans plus tard, Chad vit aux États-Unis avec Frank, l'ancien garde du corps des Wagner, et est devenu professeur de karaté. De son côté, Alex vit à Hong Kong et mène une existence de malfrat. Chad, qui ignore tout de l'existence de son frère jumeau, et Frank décident de se rendre à Hong Kong afin de retrouver Alex et, par la même occasion, les deux frères que tout opposent vont tout tenter pour venger leurs parents...
The Tigers
The Tigers (1991)
, 1h50
Réalisé par Eric Tsang
Origine Hong kong
Genres Drame, Thriller, Action, Policier
Thèmes Maladie, Psychotrope, Sport, Arts martiaux
Acteurs Andy Lau, Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Felix Wong, Michael Miu, Kent Tong, Eric Tsang
Rôle Tsao Siu-Ping
Note61% 3.097693.097693.097693.097693.09769
Une équipe de cinq policiers hongkongais démantèle un trafic de drogue. Mais le beau-frère d'un des policiers est impliqué dans l'affaire et leur donne une grosse somme d'argent en échange de leur silence. Mais avec l'argent vient la galère car le syndicat du crime organisé en veut toujours plus pour son argent.
Pantyhose Hero, 1h39
Réalisé par Sammo Hung
Origine Hong kong
Genres Comédie, Action, Wuxiapian
Thèmes Sexualité, Sport, Homosexualité, Arts martiaux, Kung-fu, LGBT, LGBT
Acteurs Sammo Hung, Alan Tam, Wu Ma, Corey Yuen, Paul Chun, Philip Chan
Rôle Officer raiding gay bar
Note64% 3.2333553.2333553.2333553.2333553.233355
Deux flics doivent s'infiltrer dans les milieux gays de HK pour trouver le meurtrier qui assassine plusieurs personnes appartenant au 3° sexe. Pour ce faire, ils sont initiés à la démarche et aux comportements gays.
Eat a Bowl of Tea, 1h43
Réalisé par Wayne Wang
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Drame, Romance
Acteurs Cora Miao, Russell Wong, Victor Wong, Eric Tsang, Philip Chan, Helena Law
Note62% 3.147313.147313.147313.147313.14731
The story begins with exposition of the difficult lives of the first generation of male Chinese-American immigrants who were not allowed to bring their wives and families with them into the United States due to the Chinese Exclusion Act. For decades, these immigrant men have not seen their families they had left back in China. Ben (Russell Wong) is the son of one these immigrants and has just finished serving in the U.S. Army during World War II. Due to the G.I. Bill, he is allowed to bring a bride back from China which he does after an arranged marriage. Mei Oi (Cora Miao), the bride, besides being attracted to Ben also wants to see her father in the U.S., who emigrated to the States before she was born. As one of the first couples of child-bearing age within Chinatown, Ben and Mei Oi have to deal with the expectations of the entire Chinatown community as well as his father (Victor Wong). But the pressures on Ben render him impotent, and in her confusion over his seeming lack of interest, Mei Oi succumbs to the attentions of Ah Song (Eric Tsang). Their affair creates complications not only for their own marriage, but for the reputations of their fathers in the close-knit "bachelor society" of New York's Chinatown.