Jack Kao

Chinese name: 高捷
Born: April 23, 1958
From: Taipei, Taiwan
Occupation: Actor
Worked with Ziyi: 3 times


The Crossing 2

The Crossing

My Lucky Star

Jack Kao is a Taiwanese actor. In the late 1980s, he began his career with Hou Hsiao Hsien’s Daughter of the Nile. He later starred in a few movies by Hou such as City of Sadness (1989), Good Men, Good Women (1995), Goodbye South Goodbye (1996), Flowers of Shanghai (1998) and Millennium Mambo (2001).

He became known in Hong Kong for playing in famous Hong Kong based directors’ films such as Tsui Hark’s Time and Tide (2000) and Throw Down (2004) from Johnnie To.

In 2013 he appeared in mainland romantic comedy starring Zhang Ziyi, My Lucky Star.