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Dai Tielang (Chinese: 戴铁郎; 17 October 1930 – 4 September 2019) was a Singaporean-born Chinese animator, best known for directing Black Cat Detective.[1]

Dai Tielang
Born(1930-10-17)October 17, 1930
DiedSeptember 4, 2019(2019-09-04) (aged 88)
OccupationDirector of animated films
Years active1980–1993
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Born in Singapore in 1930, Dai was brought to China in 1940. After graduating from Beijing Film Academy in 1953, he worked in Shanghai Animation Film Studio.[2]

Dai's father, Dai Langying was a native of Huiyang. He was a painter, and began to work in Singapore in the 1930s.



  1. ^ "《黑猫警长》导演戴铁郎:艺术是我余生的归宿". Wenhui Bao (in Chinese).
  2. ^ Li, Tie (2018). 中国动画史(下)1977–2015 [The History of Chinese Animation, Part II: 1977–2015] (in Chinese). p. 77. ISBN 9787512134393.

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