Andy Lau

Lau in 2011, photo by Denis Makarenko/

Place of Birth: Tai Po, British Hong Kong (now Hong Kong)

Date of Birth: 27 September, 1961

Ethnicity: Chinese

Andy Lau is a Hong Kong actor, singer, songwriter, and film producer. He has been one of Hong Kong’s most successful performers since the 1980s. Among his many hit films are As Tears Go By, A Moment of Romance, Infernal Affairs, and House of Flying Daggers. He is a major star of Cantopop.

Andy is married to Malaysian-Chinese entertainer and model Carol Chu (朱麗倩), with whom he has a daughter. He is a devout Buddhist. He has roots in the Siyi region.


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  1. Oaken05 says:

    Andy Lau’s people’s ancestral homeland is the Seiyup / Sze Yup (Siyi in Mandarin) region, which is not too far from Hong Kong in southern Gaundong province, and is the ancestral homeland of many other Chinese celebrities.

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