|Occupation||Actor, martial artist|
Chi Kuan-chun born June 14, 1949 (age 68), also known as Chik Goon-Gwan, is a Hong Kong-based Chinese actor, martial artist, and Hung Ga practitioner. He is best known for playing Shaolin rebel Hu Huei Chien (Hu Hui Gan) in several martial arts films in the 1970s. He also co-starred with Alexander Fu in many films at that time.
Life and career
Born as Wu Dong-wai in Guangdong, China, Chi went to Hong Kong with his family at early age. He graduated from Sam Yuk Middle School and took acting course at the Cathay Studio in 1968. After winning first place at the "Manhood Competition" held by the Chiang Jiang Film Company, Chi signed with Chang’s Film Company, a division of the Shaw Brothers. His acting debut was Chang Cheh's Men From The Monastery, and had since appeared in many of Chang's later films, including Shaolin Martial Arts, Disciples Of Shaolin, The Shaolin Avengers and Magnificent Wanderers. After completing his contract with Chang Cheh in 1976, Chi founded Champion Film Company. In 1977, he went to Taiwan to further his career, and starred in films like Showdown at the Cotton Mill.
Hung Gar school
Chi started his Hung Gar training in 1961 with Chiu Wai in Hong Kong and is the 4th generation disciple of Wong Fei-hung's lineage. In October 2000, he established his own Hung Gar school, Chi Kuan-Chun Martial Arts Hong Quan Institute.
|Men from the Monastery||1974||Hu Huei Chien|
|Five Shaolin Masters||1974||Li Shih-Kai|
|Shaolin Martial Arts||1974||Pa Chung/Chen Bao Rong|
|Disciples of Shaolin||1975||Wang Hon|
|Marco Polo||1975||Zhou Xingzheng|
|7-Man Army||1976||Private Chu Tiancheng|
|Boxer Rebellion||1976||Shuai Fang Yun|
|Shaolin Temple||1976||Hu Hui Gan|
|The Shaolin Avengers||1976||Hu Huigan|
|Eagle's Claw||1977||Chen Tien Chun|
|Magnificent Wanderers||1977||Shi Da Yong|
|The Naval Commandos||1977||Capt. Hu Jing Duan|
|The Golden Mask||1977||Lung Chun San|
|The Iron Monkey||1977||Fung Kong|
|The Murder of Murders||1978|
|Shaolin Invincible Guys||1978|
|Shaolin Kung Fu Master||1978|
|Eagle's Claw and Butterfly Palm||1978||patriot (cameo)|
|Revenge of the Shaolin Kid||1978||Lee Tien Chow|
|Showdown at the Cotton Mill||1978||Hu Huigan|
|Ways of Kung Fu||1978||Ta Kung|
|Green Jade Statuette||1978||Wu Kang|
|Iron Fisted Eagle's Claw||1979|
|Shaolin Red Master||1979||Su|
|Relentless Broken Blade||1979|
|The Big Rascal||1979||Ho||Director/writer|
|Snake Shadow, Lama Fist||1979||Chi Yuen|
|Yoga and the Kung Fu Girl||1979||Ho Fei|
|The Battle of Ku-ning-tou||1979|
|Beggars Have No Equal||1980|
|Black Eagle's Blades||1981|
|Eagle Fists||1981||Liu Chin Chun|
|Queen Bee's Revenge||1981|
|Iron Neck Li||1981||Iron Neck Li Yung|
|Little Flying Dragon||1982|
|Lone Ninja Warrior||1982||Wild Wolf|
|Crazy Horse, Intelligent Monkey||1982|
|Burning of the Red Lotus Monastery||1982|
|Rescue from Hades||1982|
|Thunder of Gigantic Serpent||1984|
|King of Snake||1984|
|Lady Killer (1)||1992|
|Wolf of Revenge||1992|
|Drunken Monkey||2003||Yu Hoi Yeung|
|Seven Swords||2005||Qiu Luo Dong|
|That Demon Within||2014||Dave's father|
- "Hong Kong Cinemagic - Chi Kuan Chun (accessed on August 31, 2011)".
- "www.flkcinema.com - Chi Kuan Chun Biography (accessed on September 1, 2011)".[permanent dead link]
- "IMDB - Biography for Kuan-Chun Chi (accessed on September 1, 2011)".
- "European Hung Gar Masters - The Original Lineage Chart (accessed on September 1, 2011)". Archived from the original on 2010-09-20.
- "Hong Kong Movie Database - Chi Kuan-Chun (accessed on August 31, 2011)".