Anthony Wong Chau-sang (born Anthony Perry on September 2, 1961) is an award-winning Hong Kong actor, screenwriter and film director. He is regarded as one of the most notable actors in Hong Kong.
Wong was born to an Englishman called Frederick Perry and a Chinese mother. His father left his family when he was four, prompting Wong to use his mother's surname. He began his acting career when he joined ATV's training programme and enrolled into The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. Although he spoke little English while growing up, Wong states that he tended to be considered as a "foreigner" by Hong Kong people and film professionals, because his English ethnicity was very apparent early in his career; as he grew older, however, his features became "more Chinese".
Wong has been a veteran of Hong Kong cinema for nearly 20 years. Wong is a talented and versatile actor who has played a variety of roles, yet it is his antagonistic roles which many Western fans will remember him best. With hits such as Hard Boiled, The Heroic Trio and its sequel, as well as his Golden Horse Award-winning performance in The Untold Story (in which he played a real-life serial killer who made meat buns