Victor Yeung Ka-on was born in 1953. He started out as a stuntman and after joining Rediffusion Television, performed series including The Legendary Fok (1981). Yeung later worked under Tsui Siuming behind the camera.
Yeung joined the film industry in 1979, changing his name to Yeung On. He served as assistant director and actor on Poison Rose and the Bodyguard (1979), directed by Yeung Kuen. He later worked as assistant director on The Buddhist Fist (1980), directed by Tsui Siu-ming and Yuen Wo-ping, as well as Gang Master (1982), directed by Tsui Siuming. In 1983, Yeung took on the post of producer on The Fung Shui Master, and made his directorial debut in 1987 with Midnight, for which he was also scripted and action choreographed. The following year, he worked as line producer and deputy director on Mistaken Identity, directed by Tsui Siuming.
Yeung left film and founded his own company whose business dealings included real estate, motorcycle manufacturing, restaurant, bridal gown, travel agency and gambling.
Yeung returned to film in the mid-1990s and invested in a number of productions. He was executive producer on The Red- Wolf (1985), directed by Yuen Wo-ping, Candlelight’s Woman, directed by Yeung Kuen and Thunder Cop (1996), directed by Clarence Fok. In addition, Yeung was the presenter of various films including Banana Club (1996), directed by Sin Chi-wai, All of a Sudden (1996) and The Masked Prosecutor (1999), directed by Herman Yau, On Fire, directed by Clarence Fok and The Young Ones (1999), directed by Cheng Wai-man. In addition, Yeung also made several cameo appearances on film.
In 2005, Yeung was charged in Shenzhen for the shooting death of businessman Harry Lam Hon-lit. He was eventually sentenced to life imprisonment.
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