Born in Guangdong, Ti Lung was educated at Eton School in Hong Kong. He worked as a tailor for a short time, despite becoming a student of Chu Wan--a well-known Wing Chun teacher. His extraordinary acting ability led him to audition for a leading role in Chang Cheh's 1969 film "Dead End".
(...) Following the closure of the Studio film units, Lung's award-winning skill was still in great demand, and his career continued nearly uninterrupted, highlighted by exceptional performances in John Woo's "A Better Tomorrow" (for which he won a Hong Kong Film Award as Best Actor) and Jackie Chan's "Drunken Master II", among many others. He most recently won Best Supporting Actor Award in 1999 for his role in "The Kid".
(From the Celestial DVD edition of "Shaolin Temple").
Ti Lung can also be seen in:
MY WIFE IS A GANGSTER 3 (Korea; 2006) as Mr. Lin/Mr. Lam