Clarence Yiu-leung Fok

Clarence Yiu-leung Fok

Director | Producer | Actor

Clarence Fok Yiu-leung (霍耀良) is a Hong Kong film director and actor from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He is perhaps best known for directing the international cult classic Naked Killer (1992).

He was once asked by producer Mario Kassar to direct Basic Instinct 2.

Fok was nominated as Best Supporting Actor at the 1986 Hong Kong Film Awards for his performance in Let's Make Laugh II (1985).

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Clarence Fok Yiu-leung was born in 1960 in Hong Kong. After graduating from the School of Design at the Hong Kong Polytechnic, he joined a six-month scriptwriting and directing training course at Redifussion TV and started working at that television station. He switched to TVB in 1978 to work as a director, and was involved in numerous productions including Conflict (1978), Over The Rainbow (1979), The Passenger (1979), The Good, The Bad And The Ugly (1979), The Bund (1980), Five Easy Pieces (1980) and Don’t Look Now (1980), among others.

He made his directorial debut in 1980 with The Man from Vietnam, but the film was not released until 1982. He followed up in 1981 with Job Hunter (1981), starring Danny Chan and Leslie Cheung. Fok was promoted to the position of producer at TVB that year, and was responsible for such series as No One is Innocent (1981). He subsequently sought release from his contract at TVB in order to concentrate on film work.