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Alan Tang

Alan Tang Kwong-Wing (20 September 1946 – 29 March 2011) was a Hong Kong film actor, producer and director. Tang was born in Shunde, Guangdong, China, He is the youngest of four children, having two older brothers and one older sister. His first starring role was actually at age 16 in the 1963 film The Student Prince, a role he had gotten after some school friends showed his picture to the people making a movie at their secondary school. His role in this early movie earned him the nickname of "The Student Prince." His secondary education was at the New Method College. After graduation, he received a full scholarship to the University of Hong Kong Law School. He deferred his acceptance to pursue an acting career. Upon graduation from secondary school, Tang acted in Hong Kong youth films starring Josephine Hsiao Fang-fang, Chen Chen, and Connie Chan Bo Jue throughout the 1960s. Tang was often voted "Best Male Actor" by film magazines. Tang found fame when he moved to Taiwan during the 1970s, where he had made over 60 feature films. The films he made were often dramas and romances, where he would often pair off with Brigette Lin Qing Xia, in such films as Run Lover Run.

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