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Woo, John, 1948-

LC control no.n 94046066
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Personal name headingWoo, John, 1948-
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Variant(s)Woo, John, 1946-
Wu, Yü-sen, 1948-
Wu, Yusen, 1948-
Wu, Yu-Sheng, 1948-
Ng, Yu-sum, 1948-
Wu, Yu-Seng, 1948-
吳宇森, 1948-
吴宇森, 1948-
See alsoFilm director of: Die xue jie tou (Motion picture)
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Associated countryChina
Associated placeHong Kong
Birth date[1946-05-01,1946-10,1948-09-22]
Place of birthGuangzhou (China)
Field of activityMotion pictures--Production and direction Motion picture authorship Motion picture plays
Profession or occupationMotion picture producers and directors Screenwriters
Special noteMachine-derived non-Latin script reference project.
Non-Latin script references not evaluated.
Non-Latin script references reviewed in NACO CJK Funnel References Project.
Found inHard target [MP], 1993: credits (directed by John Woo)
LC data base, 5-10-94 (hdg.: Woo, John, 1948-)
Int'l. mo. pic. alm., 1994 (John Woo; b. 1948, Guangzhou, China; film director)
OCLC, Jan. 23, 1998 (hdgs.: Wu, Yü-sen; Wu, Yu-sen; Woo, John, 1948- ; Woo, John; usage: Wu Yü-sen; John Woo)
John Woo, c1998: p. 4 of cover (b. 1946)
Internet movie data base, via WWW, 3-1-99 (John Woo; b. May 1, 1946)
Katz, E. Film enc., 1994 (Woo, John; b. 1946)
Alta Vista search, via WWW, 3-1-99 (sites split between 1946 and 1948 birth date)
John Woo, c2005: ECIP t.p. (John Woo) data view (born Wu Yu-Sheng in Guangzhou, China, in October 1946; his Mandarin name is Wu Yu-Sheng. His Cantonese name is Ng Yu-sum; Woo's mother tells primary school officials her eldest son [John Woo] was born in September of 1948, so he can start in the first grade at age nine; the birth date on Woo's passport is September 22, 1948)
Wikipedia, July 6, 2015 (John Woo; John Woo SBS (Ng Yu-Sum; born 1 May 1946) is a Hong Kong film director, writer, and producer; born Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China; born Wu Yu-Seng (Ng Yu-Sum in Cantonese) in Guangzhou, China, amidst the chaos of the Chinese Civil War at the end of October, 1946. Because of school age restrictions, his mother changed his birth date to 22 September 1948, which is what remains on his passport)
OCLC, Feb. 21, 2020 (access point: Woo, John, 1948-; usage: 吳宇森 = Wu Yusen)