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Name: Wayne Wang  
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Date of Birth: 12th January 1949
Place of Birth: Hong Kong
Profession: Director
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Wayne Wang (Chinese: 王穎; pinyin: Wáng Yǐng; born January 12, 1949) is a Chinese American film director.

Born in Hong Kong, he studied film and television at California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland. Chan Is Missing (1982) and Dim Sum: a little bit of heart (1984) established his reputation. He is best known for the independent features Smoke (1995) and Anywhere But Here (1999).

He is married to a former Miss Hong Kong, Cora Miu, and rumor has it that she once dated Chow Yun-Fat (her co-star in a then famous TV drama) the Hollywood movie star from Hong Kong, back in the seventies.

Director filmography

  • Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)
  • Maid in Manhattan (2002)
  • The Center of the World (2001)
  • Anywhere But Here (1999)
  • Chinese Box (1997)
  • Blue in the Face (1995)
  • Smoke (1995)
  • The Joy Luck Club (1993)
  • Life Is Cheap... But Toilet Paper Is Expensive (1989)
  • Eat a Bowl of Tea (1989)
  • Dim Sum Take Out (1988)
  • Slamdance (1987)
  • Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart (1985)
  • Chan Is Missing (1982)
  • A Man, a Woman, and a Killer (1975)

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