Birthday: 19-03-1955
Age: 64
Star sign: Aries


Simon Yam is an expert Hong Kong-based artist and movie creator. Simon Yam was born 19th March 1955, also identified as Yam Tat-wah. He began off as a model before converting into an entertainer in the mid-1970s. He then contracted with the Hong Kong tv system TVB, featuring and co-starring in a number of tv sequences previous to "apply his trades" in the picture business in 1987. His elder comrade is Yam Tak-wing, a discharged past Deputy Official of Hong Kong Forces. In 1989, he featured in the Japanese-Hong Kong creation of Blood fight (1989). This was the initial of its type in which English was spoken all through the entire flick. In 1992, Yam got critical applause for his role as the maniacal Magistrate in the corruption picture Full Contact (1992), where he confronted off in a blood-stained battle next to Yun-Fat Chow's role.

In 1993, he featured "Dhalsim" in the action and amusement film Future Cops (1993), a caricature of Street Fighter directed by Jing Wong. In 1996, Yam started his role as Chiang Tin-Sung, the front-runner of the Hung Hing trios in the first three parts of the Young and Dangerous (1996) film sequences. In 2000, Yam showcased Cheung-sun, the forebear of all parasites, in the TV series Ngo wo geun see yaugoryuewui II (2000), shaped by ATV. In 2003, Yam made his Hollywood movie entrance in Lara Croft: The Cradle of Existence (2003) as Shaolin offense aristocrat. Yam obtained worldwide acclaim for his presentations on intercontinental film anniversary hits and box offices. He has got all these acclamations for movies such as Naked Killer (1992), Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003), The Thieves (2012), Election (2005), Triad Election (2006), Exiled (2006).

In 2013, Yam guided his first flick, as part of the Hong Kong hybrid horror film Stories from the Dark 1. Yam is wedded to Sophia Kao, acknowledged Qi Qi, a worldwide model. She was born in Shanghai but upraised in Austria. One of the few performers in HK who not once got any difficulties with local troikas. The main motive is because his brother is a very ornamented officer of the HK Police elite O.C.T.B. (Planned Corruption&Troika Agency). Yam’s Father was a cop. His Elder brother, Peter Yam Tat-Wing, is Manager of Operations in Hong Kong Law enforcement agency. Started off as an actor in TVB. Often worked with Yun-Fat Chow, Liza Wong, Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, and Carol "Do Do" Cheung. Has a daughter with wife, Qi Qi. Enjoys nature cinematography in his free time.Simon Yam obtained the Star Asia Reward at the 2010 New York Asian Film Commemoration.