Tom Wu is a British Chinese actor who was born in Hong Kong and grew up in Chinatown, London. He is a martial arts expert who has appeared in films such as Revolver, Shanghai Knights, Batman Begins and the Bollywood superhero film Ra.One.[1]

Tom Wu
Born (1972-05-15) May 15, 1972 (age 47)
OccupationActor
Years active1988—present
Known forMartial arts
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)

At the age of ten, Wu began practising various martial arts such as Hung Gar, karate and Wing Chun, and later took up acrobatics. In 1988, he competed for Britain at China's International wu-shu (martial arts) tournament, winning two bronze medals and a gold medal.[2] He is one of the founding members of the British theatre company Yellow Earth Theatre, which was established in 1995.[3]

He portrayed the character Hundred Eyes in the Netflix original series Marco Polo before its abrupt cancellation in late 2016.

Recently, Wu has played the role of Sir George, King Arthur's mentor in King Arthur: Legend of the Sword in 2017.

FilmographyEdit

Film & Television
Year Title Role Notes
1988 Rockliffe's Babies Ho Lee Episode: "A Very Diplomatic Incident"
1991 The Godfather Squad Triad in Restaurant
1992 To Be the Best Airline Official TV movie
1996 Thief Takers Chang Ming 2 episodes
1996 Cracker Detective Lawyer Episode: "White Ghost"
1998 Immotality Gang Member
1999 Rogue Trader George Seow
2003 Shanghai Knights Liu
2003 Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life Sean's Man
2003 Out for a Kill Li Bo
2003 Belly of the Beast General Jantapan
2004 Wake of Death Andy Wang
2005 Batman Begins Bhutanese Prison Guard #1
2005 Revolver Lord John
2008 The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior Fong
2008 Mutant Chronicles Cpl. Juba
2010 Spirit Warriors Hwang 7 episodes
2011 Ra.One Akaashi Hindi movie
2012 Treasure Island Joe Thoby TV movie
2012 Skyfall Silva's Mercenary
2013 RED 2 Security Officer
2013 Kick-Ass 2 Genghis Carnage
2014–2016 Marco Polo Hundred Eyes 18 episodes
2014 Da Vinci's Demons Quon Shan 5 episodes
2015 Marco Polo: One Hundred Eyeds Hundred Eyeds TV short
2017 King Arthur: Legend of the Sword George
2018 Strangers Daniel Tsui 8 episodes
2019 Baliko' King Short film
2019 Strike Back: Revolution Uncle Laoshu 2 episodes
2019 Hobbs & Shaw Tsoi
2019 The Gentlemen Lord George
2020 The Host Yong

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SRK ropes in Tom Wu for 'Ra.One'". NDTV Movies. 2010-07-21. Archived from the original on 2012-07-13. Retrieved 2012-04-29.
  2. ^ "Tom Wu". Visible Chinese. 7 March 2008. Retrieved 13 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Tom Wu". Yellow Earth Theatre. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 13 July 2014.

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