Ching Ying Lam

Lam Ching Ying

  • Name: Lam Ching Ying
  • Native name: 林正英
  • Also Known as: Lin Zheng Ying, Lam Gun Bo, Lam Cheng Ying,, Ching Ying Lam
  • Nationality: Hong Konger
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: December 27, 1952
  • Died: November 8, 1997
Lam Ching Ying (27 December 1952 - 8 November 1997) was a Hong Kong stuntman, actor, film producer, 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). He had a reputation for being disciplined, headstrong, restrained, and self-willed. As an actor, action choreographer, martial artist, and teacher he touched many people with his candor and uncompromising professionalism. He left behind a lasting cinematic legacy, which can be enjoyed and respected by generations all over the world. Lam died in 1997 of liver cancer. Edit Biography
Director
Year Title Type Rating
1989 Vampire vs Vampire
Movie
7.5
Stunt Coordinator
Year Title Type Rating
1992 Lover's Tear
Movie
4.0
1989 Armageddon
Movie
0.0
1986 Shanghai Express
Movie
7.2
1982 The Dead and the Deadly
Movie
6.8
1979 Odd Couple
Movie
8.0
1975 The Man from Hong Kong
Movie
6.9
Martial Arts Director
Year Title Type Rating
1986 Rosa
Movie
0.0
1980 The Killer in White
Movie
0.0
1980 Two Toothless Tigers
Movie
0.0
1979 Crazy Partner
Movie
0.0
1979 His Name is Nobody
Movie
0.0
1979 The Incredible Kung Fu Master
Movie
0.0
1974 Yellow Faced Tiger
Movie
0.0
1974 The Sharp Fists in Kung Fu
Movie
0.0
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
1996 Vampire Expert II
Hong Kong Drama, 1996, 50 eps
Mo Siu Fong (Main Role)
50
Mo Siu Fong
Main Role
7.6
1995 Vampire Expert
Hong Kong Drama, 1995, 40 eps
Mo Siu-fong (Main Role)
40
Main Role
7.4
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
1994 The Chinese Ghostbuster
Hong Kong Movie, 1994,
Jiu Shu [Maoshan Taoist] (Main Role)
Jiu Shu [Maoshan Taoist]
Main Role
5.2
1993 Exorcist Master
Hong Kong Movie, 1993,
Master Gao (Support Role)
Master Gao
Support Role
6.9
1992 Pom Pom and Hot Hot
Hong Kong Movie, 1992,
Lam Ho Yang (Support Role)
Lam Ho Yang
Support Role
6.8
1992 Skin Striperess
Hong Kong Movie, 1992,
Taoist Lam (Main Role)
Taoist Lam
Main Role
5.0
1992 The Musical Vampire
Hong Kong Movie, 1992,
"Uncle Master" (Main Role)
"Uncle Master"
Main Role
6.3
1992 Mr. Vampire 1992
Hong Kong Movie, 1992,
Master Kau (Main Role)
Master Kau
Main Role
7.5
1992 Wizard's Curse
Hong Kong Movie, 1992,
Taoist Lin (Main Role)
Taoist Lin
Main Role
5.0
1992 Lover's Tear
Hong Kong Movie, 1992,
Cheng Ying (Support Role)
Cheng Ying
Support Role
4.0
1992 Forced Nightmare
Hong Kong Movie, 1992,
Tao Priest (Main Role)
Main Role
7.0
1992 China Dolls
Hong Kong Movie, 1992,
"Officer 19174" (Support Role)
"Officer 19174"
Support Role
7.4
1992 Mad Mad Ghost
Hong Kong Movie, 1992,
Uncle Ying (Main Role)
Uncle Ying
Main Role
6.2
1992 Martial Arts Master Wong Fei Hung
Hong Kong Movie, 1992,
Jiubinku Kyoto (Main Role)
Jiubinku Kyoto
Main Role
4.0
1992 Banana Spirit
Hong Kong Movie, 1992,
Master Chen Sheng (Main Role)
Master Chen Sheng
Main Role
6.0
1991 The Tantana
Hong Kong Movie, 1991,
"Mud Yuet" (Support Role)
"Mud Yuet"
Support Role
7.1
1991 Crazy Safari
Hong Kong Movie, 1991,
Master HiSing (Main Role)
Main Role
7.3
1991 Money Maker
Hong Kong Movie, 1991,
Master Chu (Support Role)
Master Chu
Support Role
0.0
1991 Red And Black
Hong Kong Movie, 1991,
Kong (Support Role)
Kong
Support Role
0.0
1991 An Eternal Combat
Hong Kong Movie, 1991,
Cao Lu Ju Shi (Main Role)
Cao Lu Ju Shi
Main Role
6.5
1991 The Ultimate Vampire
Hong Kong Movie, 1991,
Master Gao (Main Role)
Master Gao
Main Role
7.1
1990 Goodbye Hero
Hong Kong Movie, 1990,
Frank (Support Role)
Frank
Support Role
0.0
1990 The Swordsman
Hong Kong Movie, 1990,
Chi Yang (Support Role)
Chi Yang
Support Role
7.4
1990 Stage Door Johnny
Hong Kong Movie, 1990,
Liu (Support Role)
Liu
Support Role
0.0
1990 Magic Cop
Hong Kong Movie, 1990,
Uncle Feng (Main Role)
Main Role
7.4
1990 Close Encounters of the Spooky Kind 2
Hong Kong Movie, 1990,
Master Jiao (Support Role)
Master Jiao
Support Role
7.4
1990 Prince Of The Sun
Hong Kong Movie, 1990,
Khenlun (Main Role)
Main Role
0.0
1989 Vampire vs Vampire
Hong Kong Movie, 1989,
One-EyeBrow Priest (Main Role)
Main Role
7.5
1988 Painted Faces
Hong Kong Movie, 1988,
Wah (Support Role)
Wah
Support Role
8.0
1988 Her Vengeance
Hong Kong Movie, 1988,
Hung (Main Role)
Hung
Main Role
7.6
1988 School on Fire
Hong Kong Movie, 1988,
Hoi (Support Role)
Hoi
Support Role
7.1
1988 Roboforce
Hong Kong Movie, 1988,
Master (Guest Role)
Master
Guest Role
6.7
1988 Last Eunuch in China
Hong Kong Movie, 1988,
[Lai Shi's father] (Guest Role)
[Lai Shi's father]
Guest Role
6.9
1988 Shy Spirit
Hong Kong Movie, 1988,
[Taoist priest] (Main Role)
[Taoist priest]
Main Role
7.0
1987 Mr. Vampire 3
Hong Kong Movie, 1987,
Master Gao (Main Role)
Master Gao
Main Role
7.5
1987 Eastern Condors
Hong Kong Movie, 1987,
Lieutenant Lam (Support Role)
Lieutenant Lam
Support Role
7.3
1986 Blast Heroes
Hong Kong Movie, 1986,
[Vietnamese colonel] (Main Role)
[Vietnamese colonel]
Main Role
8.2
1986 Mr. Vampire 2
Hong Kong Movie, 1986,
Master Gao (Main Role)
Master Gao
Main Role
7.4
1985 Mr. Vampire
Hong Kong Movie, 1985,
Master Gao (Main Role)
Master Gao
Main Role
7.6
1985 Heart of Dragon
Hong Kong Movie, 1985,
[SWAT Team Commander] (Support Role)
[SWAT Team Commander]
Support Role
7.3
1985 Those Merry Souls
Hong Kong Movie, 1985,
[Tak's father] (Support Role)
[Tak's father]
Support Role
0.0
1985 My Lucky Stars
Hong Kong Movie, 1985,
[Renegade HK policeman] (Support Role)
[Renegade HK policeman]
Support Role
7.4
1984 The Return of Pom Pom
Hong Kong Movie, 1984,
Fying Spider (Main Role)
Main Role
7.6
1984 Pom Pom
Hong Kong Movie, 1984,
[Police sergeant] (Guest Role)
[Police sergeant]
Guest Role
7.2
1984 Hocus Pocus
Hong Kong Movie, 1984,
Master Sheng (Main Role)
Master Sheng
Main Role
5.0
1982 The Dead and the Deadly
Hong Kong Movie, 1982,
Uncle Ko (Support Role)
Uncle Ko
Support Role
6.8
1981 The Prodigal Son
Hong Kong Movie, 1981,
Main Role
7.5
1980 Encounters Of The Spooky Kind
Hong Kong Movie, 1980,
[Inspector] (Support Role)
[Inspector]
Support Role
7.3
1980 Tiger Over Wall
Hong Kong Movie, 1980,
(Unknown)
Unknown
5.0
1980 Two Toothless Tigers
Hong Kong Movie, 1980,
(Guest Role)
Guest Role
0.0
1979 Magnificent Butcher
Hong Kong Movie, 1979,
[Killer with Fan] (Support Role)
[Killer with Fan]
Support Role
7.7
1979 His Name is Nobody
Hong Kong Movie, 1979,
[Wears black wig] (Guest Role)
[Wears black wig]
Guest Role
0.0
1979 Odd Couple
Hong Kong Movie, 1979,
Ha (Guest Role)
Ha
Guest Role
8.0
1979 The Incredible Kung Fu Master
Hong Kong Movie, 1979,
[Fu student] (Guest Role)
[Fu student]
Guest Role
0.0
1978 Warriors Two
Hong Kong Movie, 1978,
[Thunder's Men] (Guest Role)
[Thunder's Men]
Guest Role
6.5
1978 Enter The Fat Dragon
Hong Kong Movie, 1978,
[Action movie fighter] (Guest Role)
[Action movie fighter]
Guest Role
7.1
1978 Legend of the Bat
Hong Kong Movie, 1978,
[Han sword troop] (Guest Role)
[Han sword troop]
Guest Role
6.7
1978 Game of Death
Hong Kong Movie, 1978,
[Macau fighter] (Guest Role)
[Macau fighter]
Guest Role
7.3
1978 Clan of Amazons
Hong Kong Movie, 1978,
[Red Shoe Society's man] (Guest Role)
[Red Shoe Society's man]
Guest Role
6.6
1977 The Sentimental Swordsman
Hong Kong Movie, 1977,
[Yun's man] (Guest Role)
[Yun's man]
Guest Role
7.6
1977 The Iron-Fisted Monk
Hong Kong Movie, 1977,
[Shu Liu worker] (Guest Role)
[Shu Liu worker]
Guest Role
6.8
1977 Judgement of an Assassin
Hong Kong Movie, 1977,
[Bai Du Clan member] (Guest Role)
[Bai Du Clan member]
Guest Role
7.0
1977 The Shaolin Plot
Hong Kong Movie, 1977,
[Soldier] (Guest Role)
[Soldier]
Guest Role
7.0
1977 He Has Nothing But Kung Fu
Hong Kong Movie, 1977,
[Casino guard] (Guest Role)
[Casino guard]
Guest Role
0.0
1976 Challenge of the Masters
Hong Kong Movie, 1976,
[Master Pang's student] (Guest Role)
[Master Pang's student]
Guest Role
8.1
1975 The Man from Hong Kong
Hong Kong Movie, 1975,
[Karateka] (Guest Role)
[Karateka]
Guest Role
6.9
1974 Yellow Faced Tiger
Hong Kong Movie, 1974,
[Slaughter's man] (Support Role)
[Slaughter's man]
Support Role
0.0
1974 Chinatown Capers
Hong Kong Movie, 1974,
[Gangster] (Support Role)
[Gangster]
Support Role
0.0
1974 The Skyhawk
Hong Kong Movie, 1974,
[Woodland Attacker ] (Guest Role)
[Woodland Attacker ]
Guest Role
6.0
1974 Bloody Ring
Hong Kong Movie, 1974,
(Support Role)
Support Role
0.0
1973 Enter the Dragon
Hong Kong Movie, 1973,
[Guard] (Guest Role)
[Guard]
Guest Role
8.0
1973 Seaman No. 7
Hong Kong Movie, 1973,
[Golden Hair's thug] (Guest Role)
[Golden Hair's thug]
Guest Role
0.0
1973 End of the Wicked Tigers
Hong Kong Movie, 1973,
[Villager] (Guest Role)
[Villager]
Guest Role
0.0
1973 When Taekwondo Strikes
Hong Kong Movie, 1973,
[Japanese] (Guest Role)
[Japanese]
Guest Role
7.0
1972 The Casino
Hong Kong Movie, 1972,
[Casino thug] (Guest Role)
[Casino thug]
Guest Role
0.0
1972 Fist of Fury
Hong Kong Movie, 1972,
[Stuntman] (Guest Role)
[Stuntman]
Guest Role
7.7
1971 A Touch of Zen
Taiwanese Movie, 1971,
[East Chamber guard] (Guest Role)
[East Chamber guard]
Guest Role
7.3
1971 The Big Boss
Hong Kong Movie, 1971,
(Support Role)
Support Role
7.5
1971 The Crimson Charm
Hong Kong Movie, 1971,
[Crimson Charm thug] (Guest Role)
[Crimson Charm thug]
Guest Role
0.0
1971 Six Assassins
Hong Kong Movie, 1971,
[Lord Li's Soldier] (Guest Role)
[Lord Li's Soldier]
Guest Role
0.0
1971 The Invincible Eight
Hong Kong Movie, 1971,
[Whip-wielding henchman] (Guest Role)
[Whip-wielding henchman]
Guest Role
0.0
1970 Wrath of the Sword
Hong Kong Movie, 1970,
[Extra] (Guest Role)
[Extra]
Guest Role
6.0
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Lam Ching Ying

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  • First Name: Ching Ying
  • Family Name: Lam
  • Native name: 林正英
  • Also Known as: Lin Zheng Ying, Lam Gun Bo, Lam Cheng Ying,, Ching Ying Lam
  • Nationality: Hong Konger
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: December 27, 1952
  • Died: November 8, 1997

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