Actor, director, writer and action choreographer Lau Kar-Leung has died. Most widely known as the director of 36th Chamber of Shaolin, Lau has an extensive filmography. He collaborated with director Chang Cheh and, in his own work, brought humor to and a singular action choreography to his own films, Dirty Ho, Mad Monkey Kung Fu, Eight Diagram Pole Fighter, Return to the 36th Chamber and Legend of Drunken Master. He was also a direct descendent of Wong Fei-Hung’s kung fu line. The AV Club has an obituary. Lau and Sammo Hung throw down in Pedicab Driver.
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