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Fung Fung

 
 
 
 
Other names : 冯峰
馮峰
Fang Fang
Feng Fang
Feng Feng
Feng2 Feng1
Fung Fung (1)
 
Birthdate : 1/1/1916
Date of death : 1/2/2000
Workplace : Hong Kong
Activities : Director (53), Writer (16), Actor (78), Brief appearance (2)

Biography

With his small, gauntly appearance and his twisted mouth, Fung Fung is one of these memorable faces that filled kung fu comedy. He was no bit player though, but rather a famed character actor, a prolific writer-director of Cantonese cinema as well as the progenitor of film talent with four of his eleven children making names for themselves within the industry.

Born in 1916, Fung Fung started acting at seventeen in Cantonese Opera. Eventually at some point during the thirties he began doing movies. Quite handsome in his young days, Fung played leading man parts. He started writing movie scripts in 1949 and directing the following year. One of the first movies he directed, The Kid, had him co-star with a young child actor of some repute, named Siu-lung, "Little Dragon", better known later on in the western world as Bruce Lee.

Later that year Fung Fung suffered a terrible accident with a fitness machine, which distorted his face and damaged his eye nerves. Fung’s days as a leading man were over and he began his career as a character-actor playing freaks, but he continued on as a filmmaker, directing and writing more than fifty movies over the next twenty years during the golden age of Cantonese cinema. He also continued sprouting offspring, four of which as mentioned earlier became involved in the film industry - eldest daughter Fung Siu-bo becoming a famed actress and star, Fung Hark-on a movie stuntman, action director, and perpetual villain, Fung Kit-lung a screen writer and Petrina Fung Bo Bo a beloved child actress and star of Cantonese cinema. Both daughters were part of the so-called Seven Cantonese Princesses (that also included Josephine Siao, Connie Po Chu and Nancy Sit).

With the collapse of Cantonese cinema at the very dawn of the seventies, Fung Fung’s career as a film writer/director was effectively over, and he turned to working in TV. As Cantonese Cinema made a comeback in the second half of the seventies, Fung took small parts and guest starring short cameos in kung fu and comedy vehicles; a good deal of the films in which he was appearing had his son Fung Hark-on working in an acting, fight choreographer or director capacity and was done seemingly as a favor to him. Iron Fisted Monk (77), Enter The Dragon (78), Follow The Star (78), Young Master (80), and Legend Of A Fighter (82). Fung also made an appearance in Eighteen Jade Arhats (78), Tsui Hark’s We're Going To Eat You (80), Michael Hui’s Security Unlimited. (81).

Fung Fung passed away in February 2000.

Yves Gendron (based in part by info provided by Christopher Fu)
 
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Filmography
 [ 1990 - 1980 - 1970 - 1960 - 1950 - 1940 - 1930 ] 
 Alternate lists by alpha / genre / year
 
Title    ( HK -  All )  Year Activity
 
 Girls Without Tomorrow 2 1992 Actor
 Godfather's Daughter Mafia Blues, The 1991 Brief appearance
 Trail, The 1983 Actor
 Twinkle Twinkle Little Star 1983 Actor
 Buddha's Palm 1982 Actor
 Dragon Lord 1982 Actor
 Energetic 21 1982 Actor
 Legend Of A Fighter 1982 Brief appearance
 Security Unlimited 1981 Actor
 Happenings, The 1980 Actor
 We're Going To Eat You 1980 Actor
 Young Master, The 1980 Actor
 From Riches To Rags 1979 Actor
 Enter The Fat Dragon 1978 Actor
 Follow The Star 1978 Actor
 Iron Fisted Monk, The 1977 Actor
 Girlie Bar, The 1976 Actor
 Big Hold Up, The 1975 Actor
 Happy Trio, The 1975 Actor
 Monk, The 1975 Actor
 Winner Takes All, The 1975 Actor
 Crazy Bumpkins, The 1974 Actor
 Hong Kong 73 1974 Actor
 Lonely Rider, The 1970 Director, Writer, Actor
 Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow 1970 Actor
 Three Encounters 1969 Actor
 Story Of A Discharged Prisoner 1967 Actor
 Invincible Kid Fang Shiyu, The 1965 Director, Writer
 Moonlight 1965 Director
 My Darling Children And Grandchildren 1964 Director
 My Darling Grandchild 1964 Director
 Purple Cup, The 1963 Director
 Chase, The 1962 Director
 Dangerous Moves 1962 Director
 Drifting Orphan, The 1962 Director, Writer
 Little Artists 1962 Director, Actor
 My Little Lucky Star 1962 Director
 Puppet Princess 1962 Director
 Reunion, The 1962 Actor
 Sad Tale Of Two Women 1962 Director, Writer
 Beggar King Saves The Prince 1961 Director
 Dreams For The Past Events 1961 Director
 General And The Tyrant, The 1961 Director
 Little Go-Between 1961 Director
 Little Go-Between, The 1961 Director
 Little Orphan 1961 Director, Writer
 Little Prime Minister 1961 Director
 Little Warrior In Red Butterfly (Part 2), The 1961 Director
 Little White Golden Dragon 1961 Director
 Mother And Son 1961 Actor
 One Who Saved All 1961 Director
 Shadow Of A Doubt 1961 Director
 Sorrowful Orphans 1961 Director
 Temperamental Amazon (Part 1) 1961 Director
 Temperamental Amazon (Part 2) 1961 Director
 Valiant Brothers, The 1961 Director
 Valuable False Daughter 1961 Director
 Wonder Boy 1961 Director
 Blooming under a Cool Moon (Grand Finale) 1960 Director
 Blooming under a Cool Moon (Part 1) 1960 Director
 Blooming under a Cool Moon (Part 2) 1960 Director
 Case of 'Missing Corpse', The 1960 Director, Writer
 Great Devotion, The 1960 Actor
 Little Warrior In Red Butterfly (Part 1), The 1960 Director
 Magic Lamp 1960 Director, Writer
 Orphan Saved Her Adoptive Mother, The 1960 Director, Writer
 Orphan, The 1960 Actor
 Uncle's Sacrifice, An 1960 Director, Writer
 Beautiful Ghost's Grievance, The 1959 Actor
 Emperor Zhengde's Romantic Adventures 1959 Actor
 Driver No. 7 1958 Actor
 Fan Lihua Bears A Son In The Golden-Light Militia 1958 Actor
 Ne Zha Is His Mother's Escort (Part 1) 1958 Director
 Ne Zha Is His Mother's Escort (Part 2) 1958 Director
 Prince's Romantic Affairs, The 1958 Actor
 Tanji In The Meat Hill 1958 Director
 Tan-Ji's Death By Fire 1958 Director
 Those In Love 1958 Actor
 Flag Which Conquered 7 Provinces, The 1957 Director
 Handsome Groom And His Double, The 1957 Director, Writer
 How Old Master Jiang Crossed The River 1957 Director, Actor
 Great Chums 1956 Director, Writer, Actor
 Little Sweetheart 1956 Director, Writer
 Meeting A Fairy While Slaying The Dragon 1956 Director
 Blessings Come In Pairs 1955 Actor
 Seven Bodies, Eight Deaths And Nine Human Heads 1955 Director, Writer
 Sister's Heart, A 1955 Actor
 Spanking The Princess 1955 Director, Writer, Actor
 Strange Tale At Midnight 1955 Actor
 Bandits Of The Water Margin 1950 Actor
 Girl And The Chivalrous Bandit, The 1950 Director, Writer, Actor
 Kid, The 1950 Director, Actor
 Lady Liu And Snobbish Chao 1950 Director
 Laughter And Tears 1950 Actor
 Laughter And Tears 1950 Actor
 Cast Aside The Beloved One 1949 Actor
 Cheng Yaojin Crowned The King 1949 Actor
 Dead End Case 1949 Actor
 Emperor Tang Ming's Nocturnal Trip 1949 Actor
 Hardworking Wife 1949 Writer, Actor
 Justice Wins 1949 Actor
 Love And Hate On The Sea 1949 Actor
 Outcry In Governor Mei's Office 1949 Actor
 Quarrelsome Couple, A 1949 Actor
 Sorrowful Journey In Autumn, A 1949 Actor
 Springtime Again 1949 Actor
 Tough Brothers 1949 Actor
 Two Courageous Heroes 1949 Actor
 Beautiful Evening, A 1948 Actor
 Faithful Wife And Lascivious Woman, The 1948 Actor
 Four Phoenixes Take Flight 1948 Actor
 Jiang Ping, Zhan Chao Versus Bai Juhua 1948 Actor
 Love And Hate 1948 Actor
 Outstanding One, The 1948 Actor
 Regretful Lovers 1948 Actor
 Soul's Return In The Storm, The 1948 Actor
 Uncompromising Fellow 1948 Actor
 Villain 1948 Actor
 Herbal Beauty 1947 Actor
 Unfinished Story, The 1947 Actor
 Wife In The Morning, Sister-In-law At Night 1947 Actor
 Young Couple, The 1947 Actor
 Ridiculous Master, The 1946 Actor
 Shadow Of Rouge Tears 1941 Actor
 Chinese Tarzan, The 1940 Actor
 Back To The Motherland 1937 Actor
 

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 Fung Fung pictures :  (Hide)
The Trail
Security Unlimited
The Young Master
The Young Master
The Iron Fisted Monk
The Big Hold Up
Hong Kong 73
 
 Other Fung Fung pictures :  (Hide)
The Godfather's Daughter Mafia Blues (1)
The Trail (1)
Dragon Lord (1)
Follow The Star (1)
The Girlie Bar (1)
 
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