Stephen Chow

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Stephen Chow
Chow in 2008
PronunciationJāu Sīngchìh (Cantonese Yale)
Stephen Chow Sing-chi

(1962-06-22) June 22, 1962 (age 61)
Occupation(s)Director, Celebrity, Screenwriter, Producer
Years activeAs Director
As Actor
Height174 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese周星馳
Simplified Chinese周星驰
Cantonese YaleJāu Sīngchìh

Stephen Chow (born June 22, 1962) is a director and actor from Hong Kong. He first played in the movie Final Justice, of 1988. Internationally, he became well-known with Shaolin Soccer, of 2001. In 2016, he directed the movie Mermaid, a comedy. With this, he earned 2,45 billion Yuan (375,6 million dollars) in only 12 days, which made it the most successful movie ever shown.