Simon Yam began his film career in 1988 and rapidly became a household name after starring in Hong Kong Gigolo (1990). Since then Yam has accumulated over 100 films to his credit, working with some of the best filmmakers in Hong Kong, including John Woo in Bullet in the Head (1990). In recent years he has also starred in a number of international productions, such as Tomb Raider 2 (2003). His performance in director Johnnie To’s PTU (2003) earned him the Best Actor Award at Hong Kong’s Golden Bauhinia Award, 2003. Yam continued to collaborate with To in Election (2005), Exiled (2006) and in Official Selection at the 60th Cannes Film Festival, Triangle (2007).

Accolades

Simon Yam
Best Performance by an Actor, 2008

Simon Yam

Best Performance by an Actor, 2008

Simon Yam

Sparrow (Man Jeuk)

Simon Yam began his film career in 1988 and rapidly became a household name after starring in Hong Kong Gigolo (1990). Since then Yam has accumulated over…

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Films

Sparrow
2008

Sparrow (Man Jeuk)

Hong Kong (PRC)
2008

Sparrow (Man Jeuk)

Kei is an experienced pickpocket, a ‘sparrow’ in Hong Kong street slang, and he and his three partners make a good living picking the pockets…

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Echoes of the Rainbow
2010

Echoes of the Rainbow (Shui Yuet Sun Tau)

Hong Kong (PRC)
2010

Echoes of the Rainbow (Shui Yuet Sun Tau)

It was Spring 1969. The world was undergoing amazing changes. Man had yet to wait another 6 months before he would set foot on the…

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