Simon Loui Yu-yeung was born in Hong Kong in 1964. After secondary school St. Paul’s College, he continued his studies at Concordia University in Canada, majoring in mass communication. Upon graduation, he joined TVB’s actors training course and subsequently began working as an actor and TV host at TVB. Loui started acting in films in 1990, and since then have performed in over 150 productions, mostly in supporting roles. Some of the films in which he had a leading role include The Sting (1992), Horror Net (1996), Troublesome Night (1997), Ungrateful Tink (1999), Killer (2000), 9th September (2000), Undercover Blues (2000), The Replacement Suspects (2001), Crying Sky (2001), Hero of City (2001), The Cheaters (2001), Tough Cop Inside (2001), Get the Murderer (2003), I.T. Story (2004), A Knife- Shooter (2005), New Project Blair (2006), New Project Blair 2 (2006), Virtual Recall (2010) and Vulgaria (2012). In addition to acting, Loui has also worked as a producer, scriptwriter and film score composer. He directed his debut feature in 2004, Escape from Hong Kong Island, a comedy starring Jordan Chan. In 2006, Loui formed a performance company in Guangzhou, and later became involved with business ventures. In 2010, he co-directed Tigers Is Going to Marry with Guangzhou-based theatre director Si Nuo.
Since starring in the Troublesome Night series of horror films, Loui had claimed to have witnessed many supernatural occurrences, which led him to host a radio show devoted to ghost stories on Metro Broadcast in 1996. That same year, he hosted a supernatural show on Cable Television. In 2001, Loui was the host of another show for Commercial Radio, while in recent years, he had published many volumes of ghost stories.
|Year||Chinese name||English name||Directors|
||Tiger is Going to Marry|
||Escape from Hong Kong Island|