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Byron Mann Bio: Age, Movies, Dating & Interesting Facts

By Dipesh Katuwal | On: 30 Jan, 2020
Byron Mann Bio: Age, Movies, Dating & Interesting Facts

Byron Mann is an American-Hong Kong actor, who has contributed to the entertainment industry for more than three decades. He is widely known for his roles in movies such as Ryu in Street Fighter (1994), Silver Lion in The Man with the Iron Fists (2012), and Mr. Wing Chau in The Big Short (2015).

He also got a lot of appraisals after he starred as Inspector Wu in the movie Skyscraper (2018), alongside Dwayne' The Rock' Johnson and as Uncle Six in the Netflix series Wu Assassins (2019).

Besides acting, Byron is also known for doing charity events with organizations like People Assisting The Homeless (PATH).

Byron Mann's Bio (Age)

Byron Mann was born in Hong Kong, China, on 7 January 1967 as Byron Chan. His birth sign is Aries. His father is from Hong Kong, and a mother is from America. He also has a brother who is a banker.

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Byron first studied at a high school in Hong Kong and then moved to California. After that, he attended the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). Later, he got enrolled at the University of Southern California Law School (USC Law) and graduated with a Juris Doctor degree.

Byron Mann's Dating History

In an interview with pressofatlanticcity.com on 29 December 2015, Byron Mann stated that he was in a relationship with a girl. He was in Chicago at that time, but his girlfriend was moving to California to attend the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA).

Byron Mann on New Year's Eve on 31 December 2019 (Photo: Byron Mann's Instagram)

After that, Byron decided to transfer so that he could stay with his partner. But later, his girlfriend didn't go to UCLA.

Besides that, in the same interview, he confirmed that he had dated some actresses too. Nonetheless, he decided not to mention their names.

His Career: Movies & TV Shows

The passion for acting grew in Byron Mann because of his former girlfriend—her decision to attend UCLA originated Byron's enthusiasm for acting. He followed the same passion and got a role in the TV Movie entitled Last Flight Out (1990). Two years later, in 1992, he made his big-screen debut as Charlie in the movie Ghost Ship. Since then, he hasn't looked back and has continued to showcase his talent in movies and TV shows.

Till now, his name has been credited in more than 70 projects (includes TV series, movies, & TV movies). Some of his works include 1999's Martial Law (TV Series), 2007's The Counting House (Movie), 2011's Befriend and Betray (TV Movie), 2018's Altered Carbon (TV Series), and 2019's Don't Let Go (Movie).

Now, Byron is working in his two upcoming projects named Little Fires Everywhere (TV Mini-Series) and The Ravine (Movie).

Awards

For his exceptional acting, Byron has been nominated many times at different award shows and film festivals such as Gemini Awards (2007), Golden Maple Awards (2016), and Leo Awards (2007 & 2016).

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He has also bagged some awards in Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards (2016), Accolade Competition (2016), and International Independent Film Awards (2017).

Some Quick Facts About Byron Mann

  • Byron stands at the height of 5 feet 9 ¾ inches (177.2 cm).

  • He was named as one of the top tennis players in Hong Kong.

  • Once, he was listed as the number 2 in 16-and-under tennis player of Hong Kong.

  • He can fluently speak languages like Mandarin, Cantonese, English, and some Thai.

  • While shooting for the movie Street Fighter, he was pick-pocketed.

  • He is a member of the California Bar.

  • He has taken training from Bruce Fontaine to learn wushu.

  • He lives in different cities like Los Angeles, Vancouver, Hong Kong, and Beijing.


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