Leslie Cheung (1956–2003)

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Leslie Cheung was the youngest of 10 children. His father was tailor to the late William Holden. Leslie's parents divorced when he was young, and he claims this is one reason for his disinterest in marriage. Following graduation from secondary school, he studied at Leeds University in Great Britain. Upon his return to Hong Kong, he entered the ... See full bio »


(age 46) in Hong Kong, China

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Happy Together Ho Po-wing
Ashes of Time Ou-yang Feng
He's a Woman, She's a Man Sam Koo Gai Ming


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 2002 Inner Senses
Jim Law
 2000 From Ashes to Ashes (Short)
 2000 Lian zhan Chong Cheng
Jimmy Tong
 2000 And I Hate You So
C.H. Yuen
 2000 Double Tap
Rick Pang
 1999 The Kid
 1999 Moonlight Express
Tatsuya Misawa / Shek Karbo
 1998 Hong se lian ren
 1998 Anna Magdalena
Editor (Guest star)
 1998 Knock Off
Young Worker (Skinny Freight)
 1998 Ninth Happiness
Ma Lun Cheung / Tok Choi
 1997 Happy Together
Ho Po-wing
 1996 Viva Erotica
 1996 Who's the Man, Who's the Woman
Sam Koo Gai Ming
 1996 Shanghai Grand
Hui Man Keung (as Lesile K.W. Cheung)
 1996 Temptress Moon
Yu Zhongliang
 1996 Tri-Star
Father Zhong Guoqiang
 1995 The Phantom Lover
Song Danping
 1995 The Chinese Feast
 1994 Over the Rainbow, Under the Skirt
Leslie Cheung (uncredited)
 1994 Ashes of Time
Ou-yang Feng
 1994 The Long and Winding Road
Lam Chiu-Wing
 1994 He's a Woman, She's a Man
Sam Koo Gai Ming
 1994 Dai foo ji ga
 1993 The Bride with White Hair 2
Cho Yat-Hang
 1993 The Bride with White Hair
Cho Yat-Hang
 1993 The Eagle Shooting Heroes
 1993 All's Well, Ends Well Too
David Copper Feel
 1993 Farewell My Concubine
Cheng Dieyi (segment "Douzi")
 1992 Arrest the Restless
 1992 All's Well Ends Well
Shang So
 1991 Once a Thief
James - Jim
 1990 Days of Being Wild
 1990 A Chinese Ghost Story II
Ling Choi San
 1989 Mad Mission V: The Terracotta Hit
Brother Thief
 1988 Sha zhi lian
Chi Ken-Wing
 1987 A Better Tomorrow II
Sung Tse-Kit
 1987 Rouge
Chan Chen-Pang
 1987 A Chinese Ghost Story
Ling Choi San
 1986 Ou ran
 1986 A Better Tomorrow
Sung Tse-Kit
 1985 For Your Heart Only
Piggy Chan
 1985 Crazy Romance
 1985 The Fallen Family (TV Series)
 1984 San wen zhi
 1984 Nong boon do ching (TV Mini-Series)
Chim Siyu
 1983 Di yi ci
 1983 Gu shou
Tommy Chen
 1982 Nomad
 1982 Chong ji 21
 1982 Teenage Dreamers
Chen, Jackson
 1981 Job Hunter
 1980 Encore
 1980 Fau sun luk gip (TV Series)
Che Sui-sung
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Alternate Names:

Kwok-wing Cheung | Lesile K.W. Cheung | Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing | Guorong Zhang


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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On April 1, 2003, he jumped to his death from the 24th floor of the famed Mandarin Oriental Hotel, located in the Central district of Hong Kong Island. He left a suicide note saying that he had been suffering from depression. The day after Leslie's death, his long time partner, Tong, confirmed that Cheung suffered from (clinical) depression and had been seeing psychiatrists for treatment for ... See more »



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