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Lam Ching-Ying

Lam Ching-ying was a Hong Kong actor, action director and director. A physically talented and graceful martial artist, Lam was best known for playing the stoic Taoist priest in Mr. Vampire (1985). Lam died in 1997 of liver cancer.

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Dec 27, 1952
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Whirlwind Knight 1969-07-19
Latest Project:
Movie Eastern Heroes: The Video Magazine - Volume 1 1995-07-22
Known For
Poster of Painted Skin
Poster of Wizard's Curse
Poster of Painted Faces
Poster of The Iron-Fisted Monk
Movie Eastern Heroes: The Video Magazine - Volume 1 Himself [archive footage] 1995-07-22
Movie The Green Hornet Uncle 1994-01-01
Movie Shaolin Avengers 1994-09-19
Movie The Chinese Ghostbuster 1994-03-05
Movie Rape in Public Sea Nan 1993-02-01
Movie Painted Skin Purple Taoist 1993-08-18
Movie Banana Spirit Master Chen Sheng 1992-01-01
Movie Forced Nightmare Tao Priest 1992-03-26
Movie Lover's Tear Cheng Ying 1992-01-01
Movie Exorcist Master Master Chiou 1992-01-01
Movie Legend of Wong Tai Sin Cho Pin 1992-01-01
Movie Martial Arts Master Wong Fei Hung Jiubinku Kyoto 1992-05-28
Movie Mr. Vampire 1992 Master Lam Ching Ying 1992-08-08
Movie Wizard's Curse Taoist Lin 1992-07-19
Movie Mad Mad Ghost Uncle Ying 1992-11-13
Movie Skin Striperess Taoist Lam 1992-09-24
Movie Pom Pom and Hot Hot Lam Ho-Yang 1992-10-21
Movie The Musical Vampire Uncle Master 1992-09-04
Movie Gambling Ghost Taoist Priest 1991-01-01
Movie Slickers vs. Killers Owl 1991-01-01
Movie Red and Black Kong 1991-01-01
Movie The Ultimate Vampire Master Chiu 1991-01-01
Movie Demonic Umbrella Taoist 1991-01-01
Movie The Tantana Mud Yuet 1991-07-27
Movie Money Maker Master Chu 1991-05-22
Movie Crazy Safari Taoist priest 1991-07-05
Movie An Eternal Combat Master 1991-01-05
Movie Encounter of the Spooky Kind II Master Jiao 1990-02-09
Movie Magic Cop Uncle Feng 1990-01-01
Movie Stage Door Johnny Liu 1990-03-24
Movie Goodbye Hero 1990-06-07
Movie Swordsman Kuk 1990-04-05
Movie Prince of the Sun Khenlun 1990-09-24
Movie Pedicab Driver Uncle Sheng [cameo] 1989-02-24
Movie Vampire Vs Vampire One-Eyebrow Priest 1989-07-26
Movie I Love Maria Master 1988-12-01
Movie Shy Spirit 1988-01-01
Movie School on Fire Hoi 1988-08-20
Movie Lai Shi, China's Last Eunuch Liu Chang-Fu 1988-03-04
Movie Painted Faces Wah 1988-09-16
Movie Her Vengeance Hung 1988-10-07
Movie Eastern Condors Lieutenant 1987-07-09
Movie Mr. Vampire 3 Uncle Nine 1987-12-17
Movie Millionaires Express Bank robber 1986-01-30
Movie Where's Officer Tuba? Taoist priest [cameo] 1986-03-20
Movie Heroes Shed No Tears Viet Colonel 1986-09-05
Movie Mr. Vampire 2 Lam Ching Ying / Lin Cheng-Ying 1986-08-15
Movie My Lucky Stars 1985-02-10
Movie Those Merry Souls Tak's father 1985-01-01
Movie Heart of the Dragon SWAT Commander 1985-10-01
Movie Mr. Vampire Master Gau 1985-11-07
Movie Hocus Pocus Master Sheng 1984-01-01
Movie The Return of Pom Pom Flying Spider Lo Chien 1984-06-22
Movie Pom Pom Police Officer 1984-02-22
Movie Winners & Sinners Chan 1983-01-01
Movie The Dead and the Deadly Uncle Yee 1982-01-01
Movie The Prodigal Son Leung Yee-Tai 1981-11-10
Movie Two Toothless Tigers 1980-01-01
Movie From Riches to Rags Knife killer 1980-07-10
Movie Spooky Encounters The Inspector 1980-12-24
Movie Knockabout Casino fighter [cameo] 1979-04-12
Movie Game of Death Macau fighter 1979-06-08
Movie The Magnificent Butcher Fan Man 1979-12-19
Movie The Odd Couple Ha (Scarface's fighter) 1979-08-09
Movie His Name is Nobody Wears black wig 1979-08-16
Movie My Darling Gals 1978-06-07
Movie Dirty Tiger, Crazy Frog One of Panther's men 1978-07-21
Movie Warriors Two Thunder's men/Leung's student 1978-12-28
Movie The Shaolin Plot Soldier 1977-04-06
Movie The Iron-Fisted Monk 1977-08-24
Movie Broken Oath One of Qi's men 1977-12-03
Movie The Amsterdam Kill 1977-12-26
Movie Hot Potato Leopard Man (uncredited) 1976-04-09
Movie Challenge of the Masters Master Pang's student 1976-05-07
Movie The Man from Hong Kong [Extra] 1975-07-31
Movie Chinatown Capers Gangster 1974-04-04
Movie Bloody Ring 1974-12-01
Movie Seaman No. 7 Golden Hair's Thug 1973-04-20
Movie None But the Brave Masked Patriot 1973-05-09
Movie The Rendezvous of Warriors 1973-05-02
Movie The Imperial Swordsman Bandit 1972-10-05
Movie The Invincible Eight Whip wielding henchman 1971-01-22
Movie The Blade Spares None Fighter 1971-04-30
Movie The Crimson Charm Crimson Charm thug 1971-07-01
Movie The Big Boss Ah Yen 1971-10-02
Movie The Golden Knight Shaolin Monk at temple 1970-04-17
Movie Wrath of the Sword [Extra] 1970-05-28
Movie The Whirlwind Knight 1969-07-19