|Chinese name||袁祥仁 (Traditional)|
|Chinese name||袁祥仁 (Simplified)|
|Occupation||actor, director, stuntman, fight choreographer|
|Years active||1965 - present|
|Parents||Yuen Siu Tien (1912-1979)|
Yuen Cheung-Yan is an actor, director, stuntman, and fight choreographer who has worked for many years in the Hong Kong film industry. During the 1970s and early 1980s, he worked with Yuen Woo-Ping (Yuen Cheung-Yan's brother) and other members of the Yuen family on several films, some of them bizarre kung fu comedies such as Shaolin Drunkard (1982) and The Miracle Fighters (1983).
Yuen's acting credits include The One-Armed Swordsman (1967), Golden Swallow (1968), The Buddhist Fist (1980), Once Upon a Time in China (1991), and Kung Fu Hustle (2004). His directing credits include Shaolin Drunkard (1982) and Wizard's Curse (1992).
More recently, Yuen Cheung-Yan has worked as a fight choreographer on Hollywood films such as Charlie's Angels (2000), Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003), The Matrix Reloaded (2003), and The Matrix Revolutions (2003).