Xing Yu

Xing Yu or Shi Xing Yu aka Shi Yanneng (or Shi Yan Neng) is a 32nd generation Shaolin monk born on December 27, 1978 in Zhangqiu, Shandong. His father and brother are policemen and his mother is a housewife.

Xing Yu
Born (1978-12-27) December 27, 1978 (age 42)
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese行宇
Simplified Chinese行宇

At the age of 12, he went to the Shaolin Temple, where he stayed for 10 years. He began to act in movies in 1997, and was cast in 2004 in the movie Kung Fu Hustle, directed by Stephen Chow.

He always plays secondary roles or little roles and he's very appreciated and solicited for his authentic kung-fu.

He got his first leading role in the film The Wrath Of Vajra.[1]

His character dies in most of the major movies he is in.

He lives in Shenzhen, Guangdong (near Hong Kong), but he is still attached to Shaolin Temple.

He ran a Shaolin school in Shenzhen from 2000 to 2007.




  1. ^ The Wrath of Vajra (2013) - IMDb, retrieved 2019-03-16
  2. ^ "S.M.A.R.T. Chase new movie poster released". S.M.A.R.T. Chase at Sina Weibo. Bliss Media. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  3. ^ Xing Yu at
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