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Hong Kong film director

Ringo Lam is ...

Born 8 Dec 1955 in Hong Kong
Died 29 Dec 2018 in Hong Kong
Age63 years
Ringo Lam
Ringo Lam
Chow Yun Fat signing his name to a banner in support of preserving the Queens Pier at Edinburgh Place in Hong Kong that was later destroyed in August 2007.

About Ringo Lam

Ringo Lam Ling-Tung (simplified Chinese: 林岭东; traditional Chinese: 林嶺東; pinyin: Lín Lǐngdōng, Cantonese: Lam Ling-tung, December 8, 1955 – December 29, 2018) was a Hong Kong film director, producer, and screenwriter. Born in Hong Kong in 1955, Lam initially went to an acting school. After finding he preferred making films to acting, he went to Canada to study film. In 1983, he returned and began filming comedy films. After the commercial success of his film Aces Go Places IV, he was allowed to develop his own film. Lam directed City on Fire in 1987, which led him to winning his first Hong Kong Film Award. Lam followed up City on Fire with other similar films that shared a dark view of Hong Kong society. Many of these films starred Chow Yun Fat. In 1996, Lam made his first American film, Maximum Risk starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. Lam would continue working on film productions in both Hong Kong and two more American productions with Jean-Claude Van Damme until 2003. Lam died at his home on December 29, 2018.


Ringo Lam has worked on the following films: