Cho Wing was born in Hong Kong in 1962. A student of the martial arts since his middle school years, Cho was selected by producer Tsui Siu-ming to play a Japanese samurai in the Asia Television Limited (ATV) drama series The Legend Continues (1984) at the age of 21. He then became a martial arts choreographer and actor under Tsui, in films such as Mirage (1987), Born to Defence (1988), Bury Me High (1991) and Miracle 90 Days (1992). Meanwhile, he also collaborated with Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung and Yuen Wo-ping, acting as the martial arts choreographer for In the Line of Duty 4 (1989), Dragon Inn (1992), Kung Fu Cult Master (1993), Thunderbolt (1995), Mr. Nice Guy (1997) and Once Upon a Time in China and America (1997). He was recognized by the 34th Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival with the Best Action Direction award for his work in the Jackie Chan’s Mr. Nice Guy.
Cho got his first chance to direct with the action film S.D.U.’97 (1997). After that, he made a career move to mainland China, where he directed films like Dragon Treasure (2007) and Emperor Fuxi (2011) and television series such as Legend of Heaven and Earth (2005) and Legend of Guang Fu Tai Chi (2008). For the TV series Return of the Monkey (2000), he was director and action director while also playing the titular Monkey King.
|Year||Chinese name||English name||Directors|
||The Chivalrous Heart|
||Kids Trap Thieves|
||S. D. U. '97|