Danny Lee Sau-Yin (traditional Chinese: 李修賢) is a Hong Kong actor, film producer, screenwriter, director, action director and presenter. He is best known for frequently portraying Hong Kong police officers in films such as Law With Two Phases, The Killer and The Untold Story.
Lee did not do so well in school and sometimes dropped out to help support his family by working. While growing up, he held policemen in high regard and so, upon graduating high school, he tried entering the police academy, but could not complete the courses. He then decided to pursue a career in acting.
Lee entered the TVB Acting School in 1970, and got his first big role in the 1972 film Water Margin. The next year, Lee made his starring debut with River of Fury. He then went on to star in Shaw Brothers' 1975 Hong Kong tokusatsu-style superhero movie and camp classic The Super Inframan playing the Chinese superhero himself.
After superstar Bruce Lee's death in the same year, almost every star in Hong Kong was pushed in to fill "The Dragon's" shoes, and Lee was no exception, even going as far as to actually portray the legend himself in Bruce Lee and I. By the late 1970s, Lee had begun to tire of kung fu