Liu, Gordon

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Liu is one of the most famous actors in Hong Kong kung fu movies, appearing in at least 47 films from 1974 to 1994, including Heroes from the East, My Young Auntie, Shaolin Challenges Ninja, Master Killers, Challenge of the Master, Legendary Weapons of Kung Fu, Master of Disaster, Return of Master Killer, Shaolin Martial Arts, The Last Hero in China, Instructors of Death, and 4 Assassins, and has also appeared in television soap operas. His character is usually a monk

is the adoptive brother of actor-director Liu Jialiang.

According to the Sheila Farmer Website cited below, Gordon was a student at the kung fu gymnasium run by his future adoptive brother, when Liu Jialiang's mother decided to adopt him.

References

Pattison, Barrie. "China Watching" Cinema Papers, (August 1996), Also available at: http://egret0.stanford.edu/hk/articles/chinawatch.html
"Black Belt Theater: Gordon Liu." [Includes portrait]. Available at: http://www.geocities.com/Hollywood/Lot/6686/gordon_liu.html
Farmer, Sheila(?). "Mantis Fist G's Kung Fu Movies Website." Available at: http://freespace.virgin.net/sheila.farmer/kfmp.htm

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