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Suen Yuet

Other names : 孙越
Shueng Yue
Suen Yueh
Sum Yuen
Sun Yat
Sun Yueh
Sun Yuen
Sun Yuet
Sun Yuih
Birthdate : 26/10/1930
Nationality : China
Workplace : Hong Kong, Taiwan
Activities : Actor (75)


Suen Yueh was born in 1930 in Mukden, Manchuria. A year later, his hometown was already under the rule of the Japanese, marked by monstrous Fascist cruelty. His mother died 18 days after he was born and it was his stepmother who saved his life in WWII. After the war, he joined the Nationalist army in 1948, enlisted in the 208th division (a tank division) and went to Taiwan in 1949. In the 1950s, he started his acting career in the Army theatre. After leaving the army, he became a major star mainly playing villains. In 1969, he won the best supporting actor of the Golden Horse Award. His career continues into the 70s, appearing in classic films such as Raining in the Mountain (1979, King Hu) and in traditional kung fu films such as Mars Villa (the advisor).

He accidentally became a Christian in 1981. It was quite an interesting story. He was invited by the church to sing in a concert----he went there and expected to be paid! After the performance, he was given a book and he thought the banknotes were inside it. After arriving home, he read the book that turned out to be a gospel. He believed and was baptized. He became a philanthropist. In 1983, even when he was very sick, he went to Burma and persuaded the Nationalist soldiers who lived there after the Chinese civil war(1946-1949) to live in Taiwan, bringing them medicine and food. His career continued to flourish, winning the best actor Golden Horse by his impeccable performance in Papa, Can You Hear me Sing? (1983), in which he played a deaf-mute old man. After hearing this good news, this very respectable artiste, who once used to make 9 films simultaneously, swore to God that he must devote 8 months a year to become a volunteer social worker.

He was in a number of films from Taiwanese director/producer Chu Yen-ping. 1989 he retired. He wakes up every morning at 4:50, takes part in the morning service at 7:00a.m. and participates in social work during the rest of the day. Sometimes he would also deliver speeches in schools. He would go home at exactly 7:00p.m. to take his dinner with his wife. Although being a devoted Christian, he is not a religious maniac. In 1991, he organized a trip to the Mainland together with Buddhists, Taoists and Muslims in Taiwan to help his compatriots who lost their homes in a flooding. He also joined the anti-smoking campaign in Taiwan.

James Chang (brns)

 [ Actor ] 
 Alternate lists by alpha / genre / year
Title    ( HK -  All ) Year  Activity (  Year - Title )
 Pedicab Driver 1989 Actor
 Third Bridge 1988 Actor
 City On Fire 1987 Actor
 Yu Pui Tsuen 2 1987 Actor
 Outsiders 1986 Actor
 Myth Of A City 1985 Actor
 Seven Foxes 1985 Actor
 Time You Need A Friend, The 1985 Actor
 Big Surprise Of 1938 1983 Actor
 Black and White 1983 Actor
 Four Shy Guys 1983 Actor
 Papa, Can You Hear Me Sing 1983 Actor
 Can't Stop The War 1982 Actor
 Fantasy Mission Force 1982 Actor
 Giant Of Casino, The 1981 Actor
 Ninja Supremo 1981 Actor
 Spooky Kookies 1981 Actor
 Devil Killer 1980 Actor
 Everlasting Chivalry 1979 Actor
 Legend Of The Mountain 1979 Actor
 Mar’s Villa, The 1979 Actor
 Raining In The Mountain 1979 Actor
 Bruce Li's Magnum Fist 1978 Actor
 Love Of The White Snake 1978 Actor
 Moon Night Cutter 1978 Actor
 Chivalry, The Gunman And Killer, The 1977 Actor
 Two Assassins Of Darkness 1977 Actor
 Boxer Rebellion 1976 Actor
 Dead Rivalry, A 1976 Actor
 Shaolin Kung Fu Mystagogue 1976 Actor
 Yesterday, Today And Tomorrow 1976 Actor
 Conspiracy Of Thieves 1975 Actor
 Crazy Guy, The 1975 Actor
 Gangster Match-Maker, The 1975 Actor
 Great Hunter, The 1975 Actor
 Big Raid, The 1974 Actor
 Bruce Takes Dragon Town 1974 Actor
 Come Rain Or Come Shine 1974 Actor
 Hero Of Kwantung 1974 Actor
 Hot Pursuit, The 1974 Actor
 San Bai Liu Shi Yi Hang 1974 Actor
 Tiger Jungle 1974 Actor
 Twister Kicker 1974 Actor
 Valley Of The Double Dragon 1974 Actor
 Chinese Dragon 1973 Actor
 Chinese Kung Fu And Acupuncture 1973 Actor
 Dragon And Tiger 1973 Actor
 Hard Man With Guts 1973 Actor
 Heroine Susan, The Sister Of The Shantung Boxer 1973 Actor
 Infernal Street 1973 Actor
 Operation White Shirt 1973 Actor
 Outside The Window 1973 Actor
 Rotary Kicks 1973 Actor
 Tormentor, The 1973 Actor
 Win Them All 1973 Actor
 Champion Of Champions, The 1972 Actor
 Dark Alley, The 1972 Actor
 Lion's Heart 1972 Actor
 Ammunition Hunters, The 1971 Actor
 Hotel Esquire 1971 Actor
 Legends Of Cheating 1971 Actor
 Love Styles XYZ 1971 Actor
 Redbeard 1971 Actor
 Story Of Ti-Ying, The 1971 Actor
 Tsu Hong Wu, The 1971 Actor
 Unsung Heroes Of The Wilderness 1971 Actor
 From The Highway 1970 Actor
 Goodbye Darling 1970 Actor
 Ill Wind, The 1970 Actor
 Unforgotten Ones, The 1970 Actor
 Ace Of Swordsman 1969 Actor
 Black Bull And White Snake 1969 Actor
 Mysterious Knight, The 1969 Actor
 Greatest Fight 1968 Actor
 Commander Underground 1967 Actor

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 Suen Yuet pictures :  (Hide)
Fantasy Mission Force
The Chivalry, The Gunman And Killer
Outside The Window
Rotary Kicks
 Other Suen Yuet pictures :  (Hide)
Pedicab Driver (3)
Fantasy Mission Force (3)
Ninja Supremo (1)
Devil Killer (1)
Two Assassins Of Darkness (1)
Boxer Rebellion (1)
Tiger Jungle (1)
Outside The Window (1)
Lion's Heart (2)

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