Huang Ha learned kung-fu under Lau Kar-leung’s father Lau Cham. In the 1960s, he was part of Lau Kar-leung’s troupe, in which he served as stuntman. He joined Shaw Brothers in 1970 and became a martial arts performer and actor. He took on the job of martial arts coordinator in 1977 on The Pilferers’ Progress, and went on to occupy the same position on a number of productions, including Kung Fu Means Fists (1978), Strikes and Swords (1978), Follow the Star (1978), Amsterdam Connection (1978), The Tigress of Shaolin (1979), Sleeping Fist (1979), The Challenger (1979), Crazy Couple (1979) and Last Hurrah for Chivalry (1979).
Huang made his directorial debut in 1978 with Descendant of Wing Chun, and followed up in 1983 with Mission to Kill. Between 1983 and 1991, Huang continued to work as actor and action coordinator. His roles as Chinese vampires on Mr. Vampire (1985), New Mr. Vampire (1991) and New Mr. Vampire II (1991) were particularly well known. In addition to acting, he also served as line producer on Executor (1981) and Lady Vampire (1988).
|Year||Chinese name||English name||Directors|
||Mission to Kill|
||Descendant of Wing Chun|