Biography

John Shum Kin-Fun is a Hong Kong actor and film producer. His English name is sometimes written as John Sham. Whilst known primarily for his comedic acting roles in Hong Kong cinema, he also spent time as a political activist. He is easily recognisable from his spectacles and curly hair.

John Shum Kin-Fun is a Hong Kong actor and film producer. His English name is sometimes written as John Sham. Whilst known primarily for his comedic acting roles in Hong Kong cinema, he also spent time as a political activist. He is easily recognisable from his spectacles and curly hair.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 49

Birthday 1952-01-01

Place of Birth -

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • John Shum

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2013 A Complicated Story as Steven
2009 Bodyguards and Assassins as Ah Suen's father
2007 Mr Cinema as Luk Yau
2004 New Police Story as Eric Chow
2002 Three as Photographer
1993 Guns of Dragon as Yip
1992 Lucky Encounter as Master Lionhead
1991 The Banquet as Curly
1991 King of Chess as Ching Ling
1990 Curry and Pepper as Chin Wontons
1989 Little Cop as Drug seller
1989 Pedicab Driver as Master 5
1988 I Love Maria as Curly
1988 Painted Faces as Stagehand
1988 The Eighth Happiness as Audience member
1988 Edge of Darkness as Chu Kar-Mann
1987 The Goofy Gang as Yacht repairman [cameo]
1986 Pom Pom Strikes Back as Beethoven
1986 From Here to Prosperity as audience at magic show
1986 The Lunatics as Dr. Shum
1985 It's a Drink! It's a Bomb!
1985 The Island as Teacher Cheung
1985 Mr. Boo Meets Pom Pom as Beethoven
1985 Twinkle, Twinkle, Lucky Stars as Wormgrass
1985 Friendly Ghost as Father Ngai
1985 Yes, Madam as Strepsil
1984 Double Trouble
1984 Wheels on Meals as Mental patient (laughing)
1984 The Return of Pom Pom as Beethoven
1984 Pom Pom as Beethoven / Johnny
1984 Aces Go Places III: Our Man from Bond Street as Police chief
1983 Winners & Sinners as Curly
1982 To Hell with the Devil as Mr. Fong
1981 All the Wrong Clues as Piano player in bar

Production

2008 WushuProducer
1991 The BanquetProducer
1989 Eight Taels of GoldProducer
1989 Seven WarriorsProducer
1989 My Heart Is That Eternal RoseExecutive Producer
1988 King of Stanley MarketProducer
1987 The Wrong CouplesProducer
1987 Magnificent WarriorsProducer
1987 Final VictoryProducer
1987 People's HeroProducer
1986 Legacy of RageProducer
1986 BrotherhoodProducer
1986 Pom Pom Strikes BackProducer
1986 Royal WarriorsProducer
1985 WelcomeExecutive Producer
1985 Night CallerExecutive Producer
1984 Hong Kong 1941Producer
1984 Double TroubleProduction Supervisor

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