KIM KI JU
KIM KI JU
TRADITIONAL CHINESE 金琪珠
KOREAN 김기주
AKA Chin Chi Chu Jin Chee Ju
Kam Chi Ku Kim Kee Joo
Gam Kei Chu


DATE OF BIRTH
23/12/1940

DATE OF DEATH CAUSE OF DEATH
25/10/2001 Diabetes related illness

BIOGRAPHY
Kim Ki-Ju was a very famous superstar in Korea, with a special acting talent. He always slants his head to one side in a conversation, to show that he’s listening, and is known by fans in the UK as ‘Tilted’. Kim was very good friends with director John Woo, whom brought Kim over to Hong Kong, to star in a few Golden Harvest productions. Unbeknown to many fans, Kim Ki-Ju unfortunately passed away on 25th October 2001, from diabetes related illness. Starring in well over 100 films, Kim Ki-Ju will always be remembered, together with Lo Lieh, for their career best performances in the Shaw Brothers classic King Boxer (1972).

SELECTED FILMOGRAPHY - ACTOR
c1969 Hurricane Sword
...aka "Men Zoo"
c1971 Rescue
c1972 Action Tae Kwon Do
...aka "Action Tae Kwan Do"
...aka "Action Taekwondo"
1972 King Boxer
...aka "5 Fingers of Death"
1972 The Thunderbolt Fist
c1973 When Taekwondo Strikes
...aka "Sting of The Dragon Masters"
c1974 Manchu Boxer
1974 Black Cat
...aka "Black Panther"
...aka "Black Leopard"
1974 The Association
...aka "Operation Ironman"
...aka "Heugmusa"
c1975 Gambling For Head
1975 Black Spider
...aka "Spider Kick"
...aka "Heuggeomi"
1976 Tattoo
...aka "Bambuscamp 2 - Die Tätowierung"
1976 Deadly Roulette
...aka "Gugjegyeongchal"
...aka "International Police"
...aka "Interpol"
1977 Noble Warrior
...aka "Left-Footed Fighter"
...aka "Blazing Fist"
...aka "Gwimun-ui oenbaljaeb-i"
1977 The Last Fist Of Fury
...aka "Dragon Lee Does Dallas"
...aka "Real Bruce Lee"
...aka "Ultimate Lee"
...aka "Bruce Lei - König der Todeskralle"
...aka "Bruce Lee - O Dragão"
...aka "Choihui Jeongmumun"
...aka "The Last Martial Artist"
...aka "The Last Of The Ching Wu School: Righteous Martial Party"
...aka "The Last of Jung-mu Martial Arts Hall"
...aka "Choehu-ui Jeongmumun"
...aka "Dragon Bruce Lee"
...aka "Bruce Lee El Dragon Indestructible"
1977 Blow Of Fury
...aka "The Big Opponent"
...aka "Daejeogsu"
1977 Four Iron Men
...aka "4 Iron Men"
1978 Dragon Lee Vs. The 5 Brothers
...aka "Dragon Lee Vs. the Five Brothers"
...aka "Five Brothers"
...aka "5 Brothers"
...aka "Byeolmyeong-eul gajin ohyeongje"
c1978 Magnificent Fist
1978 The Eighth Head
...aka "8th Head"
...aka "8 Grandmasters"
...aka "The Woman Knighterrant"
...aka "Paldaejangmun"
...aka "8th Leader"
c1982 Fury in Shaolin Temple
...aka "Raiders of Shaolin Kung Fu"
1983 Thousand Year Old Wolf
...aka "1000 Year Old Wolf"
...aka "1000 Year Old White Wolf"
...aka "Cheonnyeonbaekrang"