King Hu — Chinese Director born on April 29, 1931, died on January 14, 1997

Hu Jinquan, better known as King Hu, was a Chinese film director based in Hong Kong and Taiwan. He is best known for directing various wuxia films in the 1960s and 1970s, which brought Chinese cinema to new technical and artistic heights. His films Come Drink with Me, Dragon Gate Inn, and A Touch of Zen inaugurated a new generation of wuxia films in the late 1960s. Apart from being a film director, Hu was also a screenwriter and set designer... (wikipedia)