Lau Dan

Danny Lau Dan (Chinese: 劉丹; born 13 January 1944) is a Hong Kong actor.[1]

Danny Lau Dan
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Lau Hing-kei (劉慶基)

(1944-01-13) 13 January 1944 (age 77)
ChildrenHawick Lau (b. 1974)
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese劉丹
Simplified Chinese刘丹
Musical career
Also known asChar-siu Bing 叉燒炳


Lau is known to portray good characters, but could play cunning and sly characters with ease (includes The Bund and Land of Wealth). He is most noted for being the only actor to play the role of Hong Qigong in the TV series adaptations of Louis Cha's novels The Legend of the Condor Heroes and The Return of the Condor Heroes for four times in a row. Lau is also well known for playing the role of the patriarch of a family in A Kindred Spirit. He also appeared in the Latvian/Hong Kong film, Hong Kong Confidential (Amaya).[2]

He was formerly an appointed member of Sai Kung District Council.[citation needed]

Personal lifeEdit

Lau's son, Hawick Lau, also formerly a TVB actor, was married to the famous mainland actress Yang Mi.[3]



  1. ^ "First Hong Kong/Latvia film screened in Vilnius" (PDF). Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office London. Retrieved 29 December 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Productions: Hong Kong Confidential aka Amaya". KrukFilms -. Archived from the original on 13 July 2011. Retrieved 29 December 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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