Paul Chun

For the University of Florida professor emeritus, see Paul Chun (professor).
Paul Chun
Chinese name 秦沛
Chinese name 秦沛 (traditional)
Chinese name 秦沛 (simplified)
Birth name Chiang Ch`ang-Nien
Born (1945-05-17) 17 May 1945
Shanghai, China
Years active 1949present
Children Benji Chiang (b. 1980)
Lesley Chiang (b. 1986)
Parents Yan Fa (嚴化)
Hong Wei (紅薇)

Paul Chun Pui (秦沛/姜昌年) (born 17 May 1945) is a Hong Kong based actor.

He is the older brother of actor David Chiang and older half-brother of actor/ director Derek Yee Tung-Shing. His son Benji Chiang and his daughter Lesley Chiang are duo in the pop group "Benji and Lesley".[1][2][3]

Paul started his acting career at the age of three. He has appeared in Robert Wise production The Sand Pebbles (1966), acting alongside Steve McQueen and Candice Bergen. He has continuously acted for over 60 years. He is highly respected by many actors of his generation and also regarded as one of the greatest actors in Hong Kong of all time.



Television series

Year Title Role Network Awards
1976 The Legend of the Condor Heroes Yeung Tit-sam CTV
The Return of the Condor Heroes Mou Sam-tung CTV
1980 Fatherland Tong Bing-fun ATV
1982 You Only Live Twice Nip Man-fung TVB
The Legend of the Condor Heroes Genghis Khan TVB
1985 Take Care, Your Highness! Yuti TVB
1996 The Good Old Days Fong Sai-faan ATV
1997 A Recipe for the Heart Chun Maan-shek TVB
1998 Journey to the West II Maitreya, Elephant Demon TVB
Moments of Endearment Chung Ji Wai TVB
1999 At the Threshold of an Era Yip Hao-Lai TVB
2000 At the Threshold of an Era II Yip Hao-Lai TVB
2002 Family Man Ko Hai TVB Nominated - TVB Award for Best Actor (Top 5)
2002 Doomed to Oblivion Kangxi TVB
2003 The King of Yesterday and Tomorrow TVB TVB Award for Best Supporting Actor
2004 Shine on You Ga Wa Beu TVB
2005 Love Bond Gei Tin-man TVB Nominated - TVB Award for Best Supporting Actor (Top 5)
Life Made Simple Chung Kam-Wing TVB
2006 Love Guaranteed Kwok Sing TVB Nominated - TVB Award for Best Supporting Actor
Glittering Days Chu Dai-gut TVB Nominated - TVB Award for Best Supporting Actor (Top 5)
2007 Life Art Yum Ching-cheun TVB
2008 Wasabi Mon Amour Ko Shau TVB Nominated - TVB Award for Best Supporting Actor
The Master of Tai Chi TVB
The Silver Chamber of Sorrows Sheung Hang TVB
2008-2009 Pages of Treasures Fong Hok Man TVB
2009 Born Rich Chow Shun-Shing TVB
Black & White Head of San-Lian Hui PTS
2010-2011 Show Me the Happy Kot Yat-dou TVB
2012 Witness Insecurity TVB
2013 Hot Mom!

Feature Films[4][5]

Year Title Role Awards
2016 My Ten Million
2015 Distance
2014 Ameera
2012 The Great Magician
2011 A Simple Life
2010 Echoes of the Rainbow
Don Quixote
2009 Shinjuku Incident Uncle Tak
2006 Karmic Mahjong Qin Long-sheng
2004 PaPa Loves You Professor Mak
2003 Lost in Time Siu Wai's Dad
2000 China Strike Force Sheriff Lin
The Teacher Without Chalk
Don't Look Back... Or You'll Be Sorry!! Elvis Siu
1999 Super Car Criminals
1998 Young and Dangerous 5 Datuk Chan Ka-Nam
1996 Viva Erotica Boss Wong
1995 Full Throttle Paul
One and a Half
Great Adventurers Ray Lui
1994 Fist of Legend Uncle Noh
C'est la vie, mon chéri Uncle/Cheung Po-Tsai Hong Kong Film Award for Best Supporting Actor
Love on Delivery Chan
Return to a Better Tomorrow Fred Simon
1993 Executioners Colonel
The Heroic Trio Chief of Police
Fight Back to School III Mr.Hung 'King of Gamblers'
The Bare-Footed Kid Teacher Hua
Legal Innocence Prosecutor
The Kidnap of Wong Chak Fai Wong Chat-Fai
Bogus Cops Doctor
1992 Arrest the Restless Ngan Tung
Heart Against Hearts Edmond Tang
What a Hero! Lan's Father
Best of the Best Ngan Kwan
A Moment of Romance II Frank's Father
Casino Tycoon Wong Chang
Royal Tramp II King Ng Sam Kwai
Lee Rock III
Royal Tramp Ng Sam Kwai
Justice, My Foot! Inspector General
1991 Lee Rock II Ngan Tung
Lee Rock Ngan Tung
Fantasy Romance Li/Lemon Head
The Raid Lieutenant Mang Tai-Hoi
Bury Me High Nguen
The Gambling Ghost Gambler
Fight Back to School Lam
Top Bet Hung Kwong
1990 Front Page Dr. Pong
All for the Winner Wong Hung Kwong
Pantyhose Hero Captain
Best Friend of the Cops Pao Pu-Ping
1989 Tragic Heroes Tsou
Wild Search Mr. Hung
The Final Judgement Stanley Wu Tai Kit
1988 Profiles of Pleasure Chu
Double Fattiness Kum Dai Tse
I Love Maria Police Captain
In the Line of Duty III Inspector Cameron Chuen
Bet on Fire Tong Pun
1987 People's Hero
Spiritual Love Pu's Boss
The Wrong Couples
1986 Rosa Paul Tien
A Hearty Response Lui Tak
Immortal Story
Peking Opera Blues Fa Gum-Sao Nominated - Hong Kong Film Award for Best Supporting Actor
The Lunatics Tsuen Hong Kong Film Award for Best Supporting Actor
Golden Horse Awards for Best Supporting Actor
Where's Officer Tuba? Trumpet player
Royal Warriors Chubby escort policeman
1985 The Battlefield Hung Leung
Let's Make Laugh II Mr. Xiao Quanshi
It's a Drink, It's a Bomb! Befuddled Cop
1984 The Young Wanderer
Hong Kong 1941 Sergeant Fa Wing
Rainbow Around My Shoulder
Heaven Can Help Shek
Double Trouble
1983 All the Wrong Spies Fat Pig - Commissioner of Police
1981 No One Is Innocent
The Six Directions of Boxing
To Hell with the Devil Priest
Dangerous Person Commissioner
The Legend of the Owl Knight
1980 The Lost Kung Fu Secrets
1979 Raining in the Mountain Hui Ssu
1978 Breakout from Oppression
Killers Two
1977 Jackie Chan's Bloodpact Chu Shan Feng
1976 I Want More!
Dance of Death Ku Cheng-yuan
1975 7 Soldiers of Kung Fu Hua Rong
The Sharp Fists of Kung Fu Yang Hu
1974 The Drug Addicts Police Officer Tang Kuo-Liang
Mad World of Fools Sing Kee twin no. 1
1973 Black Belt Tommy
Death on the Docks
Breakout from Oppression
1972 The Yellow Killer Li
Fourteen Amazons 4th prince
Water Margin Hua Yung
Pursuit! Lu Chien
1971 Sunset Chen Zhongkang
The Yellow Muffler Huang Peilin
1969 Famous Swordsman Tin Kiu
Sky Dragon Castle
The Joys and Sorrows of Youth
1968 Unicorn Fortress
Three Young Girls
The Magnificent Five
1966 The Sand Pebbles Cho-jen
1953 Parents' Love


  1. "Benji & Lesley".
  2. "Benji & Lesley".
  3. "Benji & Lesley".
  4. Paul Chun at hkmdb
  5. Paul Chun at
Awards and achievements
Hong Kong Film Award
Preceded by
Mang Hoi
for Yes, Madam
Best Supporting Actor
Succeeded by
Tony Leung Chiu-wai
for People's Hero
Preceded by
Liu Kai-Chi
for Cageman
Best Supporting Actor
Succeeded by
Jordan Chan
for He's a Woman, She's a Man
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