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Daniel Wu

Biography

American actor who produced his film debut in the 1998 film, Bishonen, and has appeared in more than 60 films. He made an appearance in the 2014, That Demon within, as well as the 2016 film, Warcraft. He majored in structures at the University or college of Oregon and founded the wushu golf club in 1994. He committed to Racks MDB Shanghai in 2008. He wedded Lisa S in Apr 2010 plus they experienced a daughter called Raven on June 2, 2013. He offers mentioned that he likes and is influenced by Luc Besson’s movies.

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Full Name Daniel Wu
Date Of Birth September 30, 1974
Place Of Birth Berkeley, CA
Height 1.82 m
Profession Movie Actor
Education Head-Royce School, University of Oregon
Nationality American, Hong Kong
Spouse Lisa S.
Children Raven Wu
Parents George Wu, Diana Wu
Siblings Greta Wu, Gloria Wu
Awards Hong Kong Film Award for Best New Director
Nominations Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actor, Hong Kong Film Award for Best Supporting Actor, Hong Kong Film Award for Best New Performer, Golden Rooster Award for Best Supporting Actor
Movies Warcraft, Tomb Raider, New Police Story, Shinjuku Incident, That Demon Within, Tai Chi 0, Naked Weapon, The Banquet, Protégé, Geostorm, Tai Chi Hero, The Heavenly Kings, Around the World in 80 Days, The Man with the Iron Fists, Night Corridor, Beauty, House of Fury, Gen-X Cops, Sky on Fire, One Nite in Mongkok, Don't Go Breaking My Heart, Devil Face, Angel Heart, Inseparable, Enter the Phoenix, Europa Report, Triple Tap, The Twins Effect II, Everlasting Regret, Love Undercover, Peony Pavilion, Beyond Our Ken, City of Glass, Go Away Mr. Tumor, The Founding of a Party, Overheard, Rob-B-Hood, Ming Ming, Cop on a Mission, Hot Summer Days, Purple Storm, Hit Team, Beijing Rocks, The Last Supper, Overheard 2, Young and Dangerous: The Prequel, Like a Dream, Blood Brothers, 2000 AD, Drink-Drank-Drunk, DragonBlade: The Legend of Lang, Princess D
TV Shows Into the Badlands, Getaway
Star Sign Libra

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#Fact
1His first English-speaking film was Dayyan Eng's Inseparable (2011) which also stars Kevin Spacey.
2Hong Kong [October 2005]
3Together with Andrew Lin, Terence Yin and Conroy Chi-Chung Chan, created the Hong Kong boy band Alive. The band was created as a vehicle to make the film Sei dai tinwong (2006) (aka The Heavenly Kings), a mockumentary about the Hong Kong pop music industry based on their experience.
4He is referred to as Ng Yin-Cho (or Ng Yin-Jo) in Cantonese and Wu Yan-zu in Mandarin.
5He was born in Berkeley, California, grew up in Orinda, California and went to high school in Oakland, California.
6Is of Shanghainese descent.
7Posed for renowned Singaporean photographer Leslie Kee for Kee's 2006 charity photo-book "Super Stars", dedicated to the victims of the 2004 Asian tsunami disaster, which consist of photographs (mostly erotic) of 300 Asian celebrities by Kee.
8Founder and first instructor of the University of Oregon Wushu (Chinese Martial Arts) Club.
9Co-starred in Naked Weapon (2002) (aka 'Naked Weapon') along with ex-girlfriend Maggie Q.
10Favorite movies: The Godfather (1972), Pulp Fiction (1994), Citizen Kane (1941)
11His best friend is also bandmate Terence Yin.
12Favorite sports: basketball, boxing, wushu, boardsports.
13Physique: 39R W32 H37.
14Has two older sisters
15Hobbies: Kung Fu practice, travelling, photography
16Speaks English, Shanghainese, Cantonese and Mandarin. Wu's parents are from Shanghai. He grew up speaking Shanghainese and English.
17Education: University of Oregon (BA of Architecture)


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tomb Raider2018filmingLu Ren
Wished2017post-production
Into the Badlands2015-2017TV SeriesSunny
Chongtian huo2016
Skylanders Academy2016TV SeriesKing Pen
Warcraft2016Gul'dan
Go Away Mr. Tumor2015Dr. Liang
A Rose Reborn2014Short
Daan gyun naam yu 22014
Sit ting fung wan 32014Joe
Mo jing2014Dave Wong
Kong cheng ji2013Mark
Europa Report2013William Xu
Sap ji sang ciu2012Hospital Doctor
Tai Chi Hero2012Mad Monk
The Man with the Iron Fists2012Poison Dagger
Wang de Shengyan2012Lord Yu
Tai Chi Zero2012Mad Monk
Daai mo seut si2011Captial Tsai
Inseparable2011Li
Sit ting fung wan 22011Joe Szema
Jian dang wei ye2011Hu Shi
Daan gyun naam yu2011Kevin
Cheung wong chi wong2010Chong Tze-wai
Red Earth2010Short
Chuen sing yit luen - yit lat lat2010Master Chef
Jump2009
Ru meng2009Max
Sit ting fung wan2009Max
San suk si gin2009Jie
The Boxer2008Short
Tian tang kou2007Ah Feng
Moon to2007Nick
Ming Ming2006D
Bo bui gai wak2006Daniel
Ye yan2006Prince Wu Luan
Sei dai tinwong2006Daniel Wu
Changhen ge2005Kang Mingxun
Qian bei bu zui2005Michael / 'Michel'
Saam cha hau2005Koo
Jing mo gaa ting2005Jason
DragonBlade2005Hung Lang (voice)
Gung ju fuk sau gei2004Ken
San ging chaat goo si2004Joe Kwan
Chin gei bin 2: Fa tou tai kam2004High Priest Wei Liao
Around the World in 80 Days2004Bak Mei
Wang jiao hei ye2004Lai-fu
Da lao ai mei li2004Georgie Hung
Magic Kitchen2004Kevin
Miss Du Shi Niang2003Ken Li
Cham chau Chou Chieh Lun2003Man
Yao ye hui lang2003Sam Yuen / Ah Hung
San chat bye mooi 22003Au Hoi Man
Naked Weapon2002Jack Chen
Bin lim mai ching2002Lon / Michael
Seung fei2002Joker
Sun jaat si mui2002Hoi
Fung hung bei cup2002Harper
Tau kwai mo jeu2002Calvin
Bak Ging lok yue liu2001Michael Wu
Ye shou zhi tong2001Tide Ho
Youyuan jingmeng2001Xing Zhi Gang
Ji fat faan fat2001Mike
Chung chong ging chaat2001Insp. Chung Chai
Tau hiu yan mat2001Peter Wong
Ying - Saat ji faat2000
Gong yuan 2000 AD2000Benny
Zi yu feng bao1999Todd Nguyen
Gen-X Cops1999Daniel
Boh lei chun1999Photographer's Assistant
Boli zhi cheng1998as Daniel Ng
Mei shao nian zhi lian1998Sam Fai
San goo waak chai ji siu nin gik dau pin1998Big Head (as Daniel Ng)

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Into the Badlands2015TV Series executive producer - 6 episodes
Kong cheng ji2013producer
Tai Chi Zero2012producer
Ru meng2009associate producer
Sei dai tinwong2006producer
Yao ye hui lang2003producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sei dai tinwong2006

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sei dai tinwong2006

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Last Call with Carson Daly2015TV SeriesHimself
Getaway2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
World Film Report2004TV SeriesHimself
MTV Whatever Things2003TV SeriesHimself (2003)
Hong Kong Superstars2001TV Movie documentaryHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007China Film Media AwardChinese Film Media AwardsBest New DirectorSei dai tinwong (2006)
2007Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest New DirectorSei dai tinwong (2006)
2004Golden Horse AwardGolden Horse Film FestivalBest Supporting ActorSan ging chaat goo si (2004)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest ActorMo jing (2014)
2014Golden Lotus AwardsMacau International Movie FestivalBest ActorMo jing (2014)
2009Golden Horse AwardGolden Horse Film FestivalBest Leading ActorRu meng (2009)
2007HKFCS AwardHong Kong Film Critics Society AwardsBest DirectorSei dai tinwong (2006)
2007HKFCS AwardHong Kong Film Critics Society AwardsBest ScreenplaySei dai tinwong (2006)
2005Golden RoosterGolden Rooster AwardsBest Supporting ActorSan ging chaat goo si (2004)
2005Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest ActorWang jiao hei ye (2004)
2005Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest Supporting ActorSan ging chaat goo si (2004)
2003Golden Horse AwardGolden Horse Film FestivalBest Leading ActorYao ye hui lang (2003)
1999Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest New PerformerBoli zhi cheng (1998)


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