Bak Man-biu

Bak Man Biu(1921–2007) was a veteran Hong Kong actor best known for his role as the Patriatch Lok Fai in the TVB drama A House Is Not a Home (1977).

Bak Man Biu
Chew Hong Fook (招鴻福)

DiedAugust 2, 2007 (aged 86)
Years active1940s–1990s
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese白文彪
Simplified Chinese白文彪


Born as Chew Hong Fook in 1921, during the 1940s, Bak was involved in Cantonese Opera until the 1950s. During the 1950s, he joined the world of Chinese cinema, directing films and collaborating with the legendary director Li Han Hsiang. Bak has acted in many films ever since the 1950s till his retirement in 1996. Bak is considerably one of the best veteran actors in the industry, and is versatile in any roles he plays. He is perhaps best known as the Patriatch Lok Fai in A House Is Not a Home which became a TVB classic.

Bak has also cooperated with many leading TVB actors and actresses then including Chow Yun-fat, Liza Wang and Dodo Cheng.

Bak Man Biu died in 2007 at Manhattan, New York, aged 86.


Year Title Role
1956 The Precious Lotus Lamp
1958 Sweet Girl in Terror
The Butterfly Spirit
The Fairy Shepherdess
1959 How Oriole the Heroine Solved the Case of the Three Dead Bodies
On the Road to Success (Part 2)
On the Road to Success (Part 1)
Till Death Us Do Part (Part 1)
Judge Bao's Night Trial of the Living Dead
1961 Fan to Remember
Riot in the Palace
Witness for the Prosecution
The Warrior in Red Butterfly (Part 2)
Lucky Child Granted by Heaven
1962 The Road to the West
All Because of a Smile
The Birth of Yue Fei
Three Petitions
The Heroes and the Beauty
The 7 Tyrants of Jiangnan
The Birth of the Monkey King
1963 The Swordsman and the Swordswoman
Women's World
Story of the Sword and the Sabre (Part 1)
The Magnificent Ones (Part 1)
1964 The Conquering Sword
Romantic Musketeer
Childless Wife
1965 Beautiful Queen of Hell
A Drop of Chivarous Blood (Part 1)
The Invincible Book from Heaven (Part 1)
The Powerful Fist of a Thousand Hands (Part 2)
The Powerful Fist of a Thousand Hands (Part 1)
The Three Sisters (Part 2)
The Six-fingered Lord of the Lute (Part 2)
1966 ;;Fire Dragon and the Mythical Pearl
Sacred Fire, Heroic Wind (Part 2)
Sacred Fire, Heroic Wind (Part 1)
The Golden Bat
1967 How the Sacred Fire Heroic Winds Defeat the Fire Lotus Array
Terrors Over Nothing
The Legend of Gods and Goddesses
The Butterfly Legend Advisor
Waste Not Our Youth Doctor
I Love A-Go-Go
1968 Dangerous Seventeen
Decree of the Fire Dragon
The Flower and the Sword
Huang Feihong: Duel for the Championship
Huang Feihong: The Invincible Lion Dancer
A Great Lover
Huang Feihong: The Eight Bandits
Flag of Pearls
Nu Zha's Adventure in the Eastern Sea
The Avenging Sword
How Huang Feihong Vanquished the Monster and Conquered the 9 Fractions
The Deadly Dragon Sword
Duel at the Supreme Gate
1969 Huang Feihong's Combat with the Five Wolves
The Invincible
The Gentleman Sword
Silver Knife, Scarlet Blade
Huang Feihong: The Duel for the Sha-Yu-Qing
Mad Dragon
The Fragrant Sword
1970 Quick Swordsman
Xiu Niang
Modern School Life
1971 Bloody Claw
The Blade Spares None Ho Chen
1976 Luk Siu Fung
1977 Love In Hawaii Mr Loo
The Discharged
Mantis Fists and Tiger Claws of Shaolin
Sword Stained with Royal Blood Wan Fong-san
1978 Edge of Fury Sam, old retainer
The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber
1979 Crazy Boy and Pop-Eye
Chor Lau-heung
1980 The Wonderful Hong Kong
1981 Crazy Nuts
Don't Kill Me, Brother! Uncle Lung
Mahjong Heroes Uncle Jin
Avengers from Hell
1982 Interpol
Brothers from Walled City Ninth Uncle
Outlaw Genes
The Legend of the Condor Heroes
1983 The Bund
Seeding of a Ghost Taoist
Red Panther Kiang's dad
Top Fit Black Bow Tie
1984 The Duke of Mount Deer
The Return of Wong Fei Hung
1986 Fury of the Heaven
Missed Date Mei's dad
1987 The Legend of the Book and the Sword Muk Cheuk-lun
1988 The Dragon Family Ho San
Twilight of a Nation Mung Tak-Yan
1989 Seven Warriors
1990 Her Fatal Ways Tzu's Taiwanese friend
Mortuary Blues Uncle Piao
1991 Mainland Dundee
Her Fatal Ways II Min's friend on tour bus
Today's Hero Uncle Chung
Fist of Fury 1991 Bill
1992 92 Legendary La Rose Noire Uncle #2 at Fan's wedding
Fist of Fury 1991 II
Battle Field in Hell
1993 My Hero II Sau's buddy
Boys Are Easy
Last Hero in China Uncle Cheung
1994 The Third Full Moon